CERN Accelerating science

CERN’s OpenStack Cloud to Reach 150,000 Cores by 2015

Date published: 
7 Nov 2014

PARIS – Building the Large Hadron Collider itself was doubtless a massive feat, but the machine – a nearly 17-mile ring more than 300 feet underground on the Franco-Swiss border – is useless without the huge data storage and computing capacity needed to analyze the ungodly amount of data it generates when microscopic particles get recorded smashing into each other at extreme speeds.