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+ - Computing for the Large Hadron Collider->

Submitted by schliz
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 organisation's IT department, why it needs a second "Tier Zero" data centre, and how it is using grid computing and the cloud.
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Computing for the Large Hadron Collider

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