While dat is a peer-to-peer protocol that supposedly does not require third-party support and intermediaries, its current early stage implementation benefits from the support of centralized IT infrastructure in order to realize the objective of transfer of small and large scale research datasets. This article proposes an architecture to support users campus-wide
How well does dat perform dat for campus-wide transfer of research data? Dat is a distributed protocol created to share data and we are experimenting with it to see if it answers our needs. This is a living article that documents the ongoing experience to make dat a standard for transferring research data.