SLATE Diagram

Platform Elements

A SLATE edge platform within a campus Science DMZ hosts trusted services operated by a central team which might be operating a network of such services across several campuses. Science “app” developers interact with the SLATE platform service factory to define and launch elements of a science gateway, data cache, or local workflow service.

SLATE Connectivity

Software Defined Networks

The SLATE platform will utilize SDNs where edge networks support it. Meshes between campuses could use static and SDN layer-2 and layer-3 paths to connect resource provider sites according to data workflow requirements.

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