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IT At the LHC — Managing a Petabyte of Data Per Second - Slashdot
Aug-04 2012 / 10:35 EDT

Slashdot - IT At the LHC — Managing a Petabyte of Data Per Second:

schliz writes "iTnews in Australia has published an interview with CERN's deputy head of IT, David Foster, who explains what last month's discovery of a 'particle consistent with the Higgs Boson' means for the organization's IT department, why it needs a second 'Tier Zero' data center, and how it is using grid computing and the cloud. Quoting: 'If you were to digitize all the information from a collision in a detector, it’s about a petabyte a second or a million gigabytes per second. There is...

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