Updates tagged "computing"

Breaking data records bit by bit

14 Dec 2017 — In October 2017 the CERN data centre broke its own record for data storage when it collected 12.3 petabytes of data over a single month

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

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