Storage

Mandate

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

Sections

Section/unit/leader Description
Tape, Archives & Backups

IT-ST-TAB

Leader: Oliver Keeble
  • 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.
General Storage Services

IT-ST-GSS

Leader: Jakub Moscicki

Design, develop, operate and support storage services for all user groups, projects, and the Organization’s infrastructure.

Main services: CEPH, CERNBOX (incl EOSHOME/EOSPROJECT), AFS, CVMFS, DPM*, S3…

*: to be reviewed in 2020

Physics Data Services

IT-ST-PDS

Leader: Luca Mascetti

Design, develop, operate and support storage and data transfer services for physics and their evolution.    

Main services: EOS development and operation of all physics instances, FTS development and operation