19 Jun 2013

CERN modernizes IT infrastructure with OpenStack and Puppet

Author: MaybinCocks431 | Filed under: About

CERN is making the infrastructure that handles the data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) more flexible by upgrading it with OpenStack for virtualization and Puppet for configuration management. The research organization’s objective is to change how it provides services to scientists working at the LHC, which runs in a 27-kilometer circular tunnel about 100 meters beneath the Swiss and French border at Geneva. “One of the things we have to contend with is how to scale our infrastructure fairly significantly with a fixed staff and fixed costs

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CERN modernizes IT infrastructure with OpenStack and Puppet

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