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ALMA Memo # 501

Estimation of ALMA Data Rate

R. Lucas (IRAM), J. Richer (MRAO), D. Shepherd (NRAO),
L. Testi (Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri),
M. Wright (BIMA), C. Wilson (McMaster University)


Keywords: Computing, Data Rate

In order to assess more firmly the estimated data rates on which the ALMA Computing IPT has based the design of software and hardware, the SSR has calculated the data rate for a sample of programmes in the DRSP prepared by the ALMA Science IPT. Due to the limitations in the process, the results are lower limits to the required data rates, which are compatible with the present ALMA specifications.

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Last modified: 2004-06-14