Computing at CERN
  1. Wim Klein, CERN's first computer

    Before electronic computers were available at…

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  2. CERN installs its first electronic computer: The Ferranti Mercury

    CERN's first computer, a huge vacuum-tube…

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  3. CERN inaugurates the IBM 709

    The IBM 709 arrived at CERN toward the end of…

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  4. Just add "0": The IBM 7090 replaces the IBM 709

    The IBM 7090 was installed at CERN in 1963. It…

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  5. The CDC 6600 arrives at CERN

    The CDC 6600, made by the Control Data…

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  6. The CDC 3800 boots up temporarily

    The 3800 was a member of the 3000 series Control…

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  7. The Finance Committee approves the purchase of a CDC 6400

    At its 81st meeting on 16 February 1967, CERN's…

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  8. The Canton of Geneva acquires the CDC 3800 for the University of Geneva

    The Canton of Geneva bought the CDC 3800 from…

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  9. The 6400 is upgraded to a 6500

    The CDC 6400 was upgraded to a CDC 6500 in 1969.…

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  10. A CDC 7600 and an additional CDC 6400 start production

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  11. The Computer Centre handles 15,000 to 20,000 jobs per week

    A Data Handling Division report by Philipe Bloch…

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  12. Sir Tim Berners-Lee submitted his first proposal for what became the World Wide Web

    In March 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, while working…

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  13. The world's first browser/editor, website and server go live at CERN

    By Christmas 1990, Sir Berners-Lee had defined…

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  14. EU DataGrid project releases production-quality middleware

    Read the full press release

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  15. LHC Computing Grid phase 1 launched

    The following is an extract from: "The LHC…

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  16. EU DataGrid project passes final review

    The aim of the European Datagrid project was to…

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  17. Technical Design Report for the LHC Computing Grid published

    Read the original document

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  18. CERN signs contract for a remote data centre in Budapest

    CERN today signed a contract with the Wigner…

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