back to article CERN swaps out databases to feed its petabyte-a-day habit

Europe's particle accelerator at CERN spews out around a petabyte of data daily, which means monitoring the computing infrastructure that processes the data is crucial. CERN's main activities are based on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which propels sub-atomic particles around a 27km circuit, 100 meters underground, then …

  1. nojobhopes

    Cardinals at CERN? Angels and Demons?

    1. Blue Pumpkin

      It’s all just dust …

  2. TheMaskedMan Silver badge

    "Cardinals at CERN?"

    No one expects the CERN inquisition.

  3. Steve Channell

    Another migration

    When CERN first started the LHC, it used an Oracle database with redo logs distributed (using as tape) to multiple facilities around the world.. don't remember seeing the replacement announcement.

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