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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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 

EOS Integration into OpenStack Manila

The purpose of this report is to provide a brief overview of what OpenStack is, focusing on the  advantages of the integration of its Manila component at CERN. Furthermore, this document briefly 

Summer-student-report: Continuous integration for containerized scientific workflows

On this project, we decided to implement two solutions that integrate REANA and GitLab. They vary  on two main points. The first one is the amount of configuration necessary to set up the integration, 

Summer-student-report: Building effective Restful APIs with Oracle Rest Data Services 19

In 2005, the first installation of the Oracle HTML DB came out in production. Very soon the CERN developer community adopted the technology, using it in all the areas of the organization, from administrative applications to accelerators control system.

Summer-student-report: Web - UI development IoT Security Framework

The IoT security framework is a computer security platform designed to assess the risks of various heterogeneous IoT devices. The framework is currently being developed at CERN and analyses different IoT devices connected to CERN’s General Purpose Network (GPN). The GPN mostly



Find the latest presentations by members of our collaboration below.

Presentation title Relevant event Date File
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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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.

Oracle eröffnet Cloud-Rechenzentrum der nächsten Generation in Zürich

Die Schweizerische Post, Expersoft Systems, Orange Business Services und viele weitere Kunden begrüßen fortschrittlichste Cloud-Infrastruktur in der Schweiz. Neuer Oracle Standort erlaubt Kunden, Innovationen und Wachstum weiter voranzutreiben.


Press coverage

Find all the latest CERN openlab press cuttings below.