Storage

Mandate

Ensure a coherent development and operation of storage services at CERN for all aspects of physics data.

Group sections

Section/acronym/contact Description
Analytics & Developments

IT-ST-AD

Leader: Dirk Duellmann
  • Operate and support the Analytics and FTS services
  • Design and develop central storage services and their evolution.
File & Disk Operations

IT-ST-FDO

Leader: Massimo Lamanna
  • Operate and support the storage and file system services for physics
  • Provided services: AFS, CEPH, CERNBOX, CASTOR and EOS services
Tape, Archives & Backups

IT-ST-TAB

Leader: German Cancio Melia
  • Design, operate and support the archive and backup services
  • This includes the tape-based software back-end for CASTOR, tape robotics, drive and media for physics, infrastructure for backup and restore of file servers and databases.

Management

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