The Large Hadron Collider and Grid computing

@article{Geddes2012TheLH,
  title={The Large Hadron Collider and Grid computing},
  author={Neil Geddes},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={370},
  pages={965 - 977}
}
We present a brief history of the beginnings, development and achievements of the worldwide Large Hadron Collider Computing Grid (wLCG). The wLCG is a huge international endeavour, which is itself embedded within, and directly influences, a much broader computing and information technology landscape. It is often impossible to identify true cause and effect, and they may appear very different from the different perspectives (e.g. information technology industry or academic researcher). This… CONTINUE READING

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