Distributed Data and Storage Management in the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid

25 Sep 2012, 11:30
Aula FTU (KIT)

Aula FTU


Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany


Dirk Düllmann (CERN)


The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the flagship project of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and has last year delivered more than 20 PB of data to the high-energy physics community. More than 8000 users worldwide are using the data storage and management infrastructure to obtain new physics results. This presentation describes the requirements and boundary conditions for LHC data management and the services in place at CERN and many partner sites. It will also cover the main lessons learned during the first years of deployment and outline some of the planned improvements to the existing system.

Primary author

Dirk Düllmann (CERN)

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