Lhc Computing Grid

Lhc Computing Grid

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Worldwide LHC Computing Grid is an international collaborative project that consists of a grid-based computer network infrastructure connecting 140 computing centers in 35 countries. It has been designed by CERN to handle the significant volume of data produced by Large Hadron Collider experiments. A design report was published in 2005. It was announced to be ready for data on 3 October 2008. A popular 2008 press article predicted "the internet could soon be made obsolete" by its technology. CERN had to publish its own articles trying to clear up the confusion. It incorporates both private fiber optic cable links and existing high-speed portions of the public Internet. At the end of 2010, the Grid consisted of some 200,000 processing cores and 150 petabytes of disk space, distributed across 34 countries.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Strupress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136184265
  • 9786136184265