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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A New Platform for Large-Scale Biological Simulation

Computer simulations have become a very powerful tool for scientific research. In order to facilitate research in computational biology, the BioDynaMo project aims at a general platform for biological computer simulations, which should be executable on hybrid cloud computing systems.

28-11-16
From Physics to industry: EOS outside HEP

In the competitive market for large-scale storage solutions the current main disk storage system at CERN EOS has been showing its excellence in the multi-Petabyte high-concurrency regime.

01-09-17
Exploring RapidIO Technology within a DAQ System Event Building Network

Exploring RapidIO RapidIO (http://rapidio.org/) technology is a packet-switched high-performance fabric, which has been under active development since 1997. The technology is used in all 4G/LTE basestations worldwide.

10-05-17
RapidIO as a multi-purpose interconnect

RapidIO (http://rapidio.org/) technology is a packet-switched high-performance fabric, which has been under active development since 1997. Originally meant to be a front side bus, it developed into a system level interconnect which is today used in all 4G/LTE base stations world wide.

20-06-17
A Deep Learning tool for fast detector simulation

Machine Learning techniques have been used in different applications by the HEP community: in this talk, we discuss the case of detector simulation.

27-06-18

Presentations

Find the latest presentations by members of our collaboration below.

Presentation title Relevant event Date File
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
Moving from CellsV1 to CellsV2 at CERN OpenStack summit in Vancouver 10-07-18
Containers on Baremetal And Preemptible Servers at CERN and SKA OpenStack summit 10-07-18
Maria Girone ISC keynote ISC 2018 25-06-18

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.

14-10-19
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.

01-10-19
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.

06-08-19
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.

07-09-19
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.

06-08-19