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25/07/2017 - 13:30 to 15:30

This lecture will review key aspects of CERN’s computing from 1974 - 2014; four decades that correspond to the speaker’s employment period

27/07/2017 - 13:30 to 15:30

In this talk we will discuss the key internals of modern computing hardware, and their evolution over time. Many recent improvements mean more opportunities but also more work for programmers.

CERN openlab is a unique public-private partnership that accelerates the development of cutting-edge solutions for the worldwide LHC community and wider scientific research. Through CERN openlab, CERN collaborates with leading ICT companies and research institutes.

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7 Jul 2017

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4 Jul 2017

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19 Jun 2017

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Recent Technical Documents

Document type Title Author(s)
CERN openlab report CERN-IT evaluation of Microsoft Azure cloud IaaS D. Giordano, C. Cordeiro, A. Di Girolamo, L. Field, H. Riahi, J. Schovancova, A. Valassi, L. Villazon
CERN openlab report The Overhead of Profiling using PMU Hardware Counters A. Nowak, G. Bitzes
White paper CERN openlab Whitepaper on Future IT Challenges in Scientific Research A. Di Meglio, M. Gaillard, A. Purcell
CERN openlab report Wireless Control and Optimisation M. Hulboj, V. Lapadatescu
CERN openlab report Evaluation of the Intel 4 socket Sandy Bridge-EP server processor S. Jarp, A. Lazzaro, J. Leduc, A. Nowak, L. Valsan

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