Computer Center for Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Research, Japan

Data Center Description
The Computer Center for Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Research has been built as a computer facility of cooperative use
for all research institutes (29 institutes) of the Ministry of
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

The Computer Center is in Tsukuba Office, the Ministry of
Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council. There are
the Research Computing System, the Network Library System and the
Network Information System. The Research Computing System offers
using applications, developing databases and high-end programming
environments. the Network Library System offers the union catalog
in AFFR, the literature database and the full text databases. And
the Network Information System supports MAFFIN (Ministry of
Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries research Network).

In the research institutes there is an institute server as a LAN
and the Internet server of the institutes.

The institute servers have the Internet server function and a
function to store users files as well as functions to constitute
the database that is exclusive by use of the institutes.

Tsukuba Center and research institutes are connected with
networks consists of optical fiber or Switching LAN, frame relay,
leased line and ISDN.

Website: http://www.cc.affrc.go.jp/CC/index-e.html

[Summary provided by the Computer Center for Agriculture,
Forestry and Fisheries Research.]