GridPP and WLCG (Worldwide LHC Computing Grid) whose main aim is to support the LHC (Large Hadron Collider) experiments. The tier2 in particular supports ATLAS and LHCb. However the Tier2 supports also a number of smaller experiments and research groups that can access the resources via the EGI grid software. The is also part of NorthGrid one of the 4 regional centres for the UK NGI (National Grid Infrastructure of the EGI grid.
A visualisation of the state and scale of the WLCG grid with its more than 150 sites is displayed in the google map below.
The Tier2 went online first in February 2006 with a
with 1800 job slots and no permanent storage and since then
it has evolved. It currenly consists of
|The cluster has been one of the most productive in the UK over the years.|
GridPP web serverGridPP web server hosts also other sites of national and international interest
- HEP sysadmin site for HEP system administrators hosting also a wiki, svn repositories and yum repositories used also by EGEE SA1 (EGEE operations).
GridPP VOMS serverGridPP VOMS hosts different smaller research group (mice, minos, pheno...) and commercial groups (totalep) VOs allowing them to access the grid. members page for contact details.
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