Updates tagged "computing"

CERN openlab tackles ICT challenges of High-Luminosity LHC

21 Sep 2017 — CERN openlab has published a white paper identifying the major ICT challenges that face CERN and other ‘big science’ projects in the coming years

CERN Data Centre passes the 200-petabyte milestone

6 Jul 2017 — The CERN Data Centre passed a major milestone on 29 June 2017 with more than 200 petabytes of data now archived on tape

Watch drone footage of CERN's data centre

10 May 2017 — Drone freestyle and racing world class champion Chad Nowak came to CERN to record acrobatic footage

Flavours of Physics: Join the LHCb machine-learning contest

21 Jul 2015 — Untangle a rare particle decay from the background in LHCb data and you could win up to $7000

LHC Season 2: CERN computing ready for data torrent

2 Jun 2015 — The CERN Data Centre has been upgraded to process the huge amounts of data generated by collisions during Run 2 of the LHC, which starts this week

KiCad software gets the CERN treatment

17 Feb 2015 — Donations are helping CERN experts to turn KiCad software into an efficient tool for designing open-source hardware

Take part in the CERN 60 Public Computing Challenge

8 Dec 2014 — Could volunteer computing simulate as much data as the LHC generates? Researchers are setting out to answer this question during a 12-day trial

CRISTAL-ISE software now open source

4 Nov 2014 — CRISTAL-ISE, the latest version of the data-tracking software from CMS, is now freely available for research and business

CERN inspires entrepreneurs for email encryption

23 May 2014 — Time spent at CERN has inspired a team of young computer scientists to launch ProtonMail, a new encrypted-email service

CERN openlab on future IT challenges in scientific research

22 May 2014 — CERN openlab today published a White Paper on future IT challenges in scientific research

Higgs boson machine-learning challenge

19 May 2014 — Teach the machines: CERN launches competition to develop machine-learning analysis techniques for Higgs data

Launch of new cloud-computing marketplace to boost research

15 May 2014 — Helix Nebula launches its new cloud-computing marketplace service during event at CERN

IT plays starring role at CineGlobe Film Festival

2 Apr 2014 — The event saw filmmakers, artists, and storytellers descend upon Geneva, but also computer programmers, web developers, and videogame designers

Tool developed at CERN makes software citation easier

5 Mar 2014 — Source code from the popular software-development site GitHub can now be preserved and cited through the CERN-hosted online repository Zenodo

The importance of OpenStack for CERN

8 Jan 2014 — Tim Bell of the IT department explains the role OpenStack plays in enabling CERN to flexibly tailor its computing resources to meet demand

Preparing for tomorrow's big data

4 Oct 2013 — At the ISC Big Data conference last week, Frank Würthwein of the University of California explained how CERN will manage big data in future

Video: CERN computing through the ages

3 Oct 2013 — A new video from the CERN IT department showcases the evolution of CERN's computing facilities since the 1950s

Crowd-sourced computing platform reaches one trillion events

20 Sep 2013 — The crowd-sourced physics simulator Test4Theory has reached one trillion simulations of particle collisions in just two years

Big data, big opportunities — for science and for enterprise

20 Sep 2013 — Ahead of this month’s inaugural ISC Big Data conference in Germany, International Science Grid This Week speaks to CERN openlab’s Sverre Jarp

Helix Nebula and the view from space

10 Jul 2013 — Wolfgang Lengert of the European Space Agency talks to International Science Grid This Week about big data and the Helix Nebula project


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