DIAL release 1.30
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DIAL 1.30 was released February 14, 2006.
An evolving alpha release (1.21.xx) has been available at BNL
since mid September.
There are some updates.
The main distribution is built on RedHat Enterprise 3 and
can be used on SL3 and SLC3.
For more information about DIAL, please see the
DIAL home page.
The primary user of DIAL is
ATLAS distributed analysis.
This release provides support for running analysis and supporting services
as well as clients for those services. The clients include a collection of
command line tools and a ROOT dictionary that provides direct access to the
For instructions on setting up and using DIAL, please see the
If you have no patience for documentation, see the
quick start guide
Deployed and maintained DIAL services are described on the
DIAL service page.
A python interface to DIAL is provided as part of the GANGA project.
See the PyDIAL page
for links to documentation and demos.
At the time this was written, the interface for DIAL 1.30 was not yet available.
Installating your own release
A distribution kit including both clients and services is available
for this release.
Follow the instructions on the
Here is the current binary distribution for this release:
RHE3, SL3 and SLC3
Building your own release
See the build page for instructions. Here is the
Installing your own service
Instruction for installing a DIAL service at you site may be found
These need updating.
Here are links to the CVS modules
LXR [Not working]
WSDL and DTD
Here are WSDL files for the DIAL services:
The DTD files defining the XML schema are
Changes since release 1.20.
Wish list for future releases.
Here are links to notes reporting results from studies performed with this
Performance measurements for 1.30.00.a01
Performance measurements for 1.30.00.a07
Comparison of NSF and dCache I/O for analysis