Science heads for the clouds
Article in the digital ESRFnews magazine, "Big Data in Focus", December 2013.
ESFRnews is published by the European Synchrotron Research Facility in Grenoble, France to provide you with an insight with the latest experimental results from the worldwide synchrotron community.
David Foster(CERN), Bob Jones (CERN) and Rupert Lueck (EMBL) were interviewed about Helix Nebula and its relevance for photon/neutron facilities.
"The Helix Nebula initiative is exploring the potential of linking European research facilities with commercial IT providers. Should synchrotrons get on board?".......
Read the full article in page 19.
HELIX NEBULA PARTNERSHIP
Helix Nebula is a new, pioneering partnership between leading IT providers and four of Europe’s biggest research centres, CERN, EMBL, ESA and PIC, charting a course towards sustainable cloud services for the research communities - the Science Cloud.