Our resources

CERN openlab undertakes significant outreach activities in support of its technical work, with project results presented at a wide range of major international conferences. Below you can find our latest annual reports, technical documents, presentations, member case studies, press coverage, and videos. You can also find our 2017 whitepaper on future ICT challenges in scientific research here.

Technical documents

Find the latest technical documents published by members of our collaboration below.

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With the pervasiveness of high-speed computers and processors, computer companies are  looking for new technologies to incorporate into their products and use as a competitive advantage  in the market. Two modern and rapidly growing techniques are quantum computing and the use 

Summer-student report: Performance monitoring using intel performance counters for HEP applications

The HPC service at CERN provides linux batch infrastructure to run high performance computing  applications that require MPI clusters.The HPC cluster  is therefore dedicated to run MPI programs. 

Summer-student report: EOS Winston: Expert Systems for Automated Diagnosis and Remediation

This report describes EOS Winston, an event driven alerting and mitigation automation platform.  Through the use of expert rules and online anomaly detection algorithms, it catches events which 

Summer-student report: Portable Early Prediction of Sepsis from Clinical Data on Intel Myriad X

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition where microbes present in the blood stream cause an  unregulated immune response from the body which can result in tissue damage, multi-organ failure 

Summer-student-report: Deep I/O Performance Analysis of CernVM-FS using Modern Linux Tools

This report describes performance analysis of the CernVM-FS FUSE which is a software distribution  service used in high-energy physics research. The performance analysis was conducted in both kernel 



Find the latest presentations by members of our collaboration below.

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Introduction to CERN openlab for 2019 CERN Open Days (English version) 2019 CERN Open Days 01-10-19
Introduction to CERN openlab for 2019 CERN Open Days (French version) 2019 CERN Open Days 01-10-19
Quantum Computing for High Energy Physics Applications PhD Course PhD Course on Quantum Computing 2018, University of Pavia 07-03-19
BioDynaMo: Biological simulation in the cloud CERN IT Technical Forum 10-08-18
Containers on Baremetal And Preemptible Servers at CERN and SKA OpenStack summit 10-07-18

Member case studies

Find all the latest announcements, press releases, blog posts, and videos from our collaborators below.

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Computer simulation for understanding brain cancer growth

The growth of brain cancers can be better understood with the help of a new computer simulation by international scientists co-ordinated by Newcastle University.

Samara University’s first project with CERN OpenLab

CERN OpenLab is a public-private partnership, through which CERN collaborates with leading ICT companies and other research organizations.

Oracle Cloud helps CERN explore our universe

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, uses Oracle Autonomous Database to support the control systems for the Large Hadron Collider, the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator.

Oracle déploie un nouveau datacenter pour son Cloud de Nouvelle Génération à Zurich

La Poste, Expersoft Systems, Orange Business Services et bien d’autres clients saluent la mise en place de la plate-forme cloud la plus avancée de Suisse, pour continuer à innover et accélérer leur croissance.

Combining Big Data Analytics and Deep Learning for the Large Hadron Collider

With a circumference of 27 kilometers and more than 6,000 superconducting magnets, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is the world’s largest machine and most sophisticated scientific instrument.