Worldwide LHC Computing Grid

The Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) is a global collaboration of computer centres. It was launched in 2002 to provide a resource to store, distribute and analyse the 15 petabytes (15 million gigabytes) of data generated every year by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)

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CERN computer servers set sail for Lebanon

On 14 January, CERN representatives met with a Lebanese delegation to celebrate the shipping of donated computer servers to Lebanon following a fundraising campaign for the High-Performance Computing for Lebanon (HPC4L) project

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At CERN
14 January, 2022
At CERN
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14 January, 2022

Bringing new life to ATLAS data

The updated version of the ATLAS analysis software will reprocess all ATLAS collision data from Run 2 over the coming months

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Experiments
22 October, 2021
Experiments
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22 October, 2021

CERN data storage gets ready for Run 3

Extensive consolidation of the data storage infrastructure culminated in 2020 when the new CERN Tape Archive software (CTA) entered production

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Computing
23 September, 2020
Computing
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23 September, 2020

CERN and the LHC experiments’ computing resources in the global research effort against COVID-19

As time moves on and the community gets organised, new computing-related solutions and collaborations unfold to help tackle the COVID-19 pandemic

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Computing
02 September, 2020

Processing LHC data

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Computing
Computing
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CERN Data Centre passes the 200-petabyte milestone

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

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Computing
06 July, 2017

Video: CERN computing through the ages

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

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Computing
03 October, 2013
Computing
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03 October, 2013