File Transfer Service (FTS) extensions

Project name

File Transfer Service (FTS) extensions

Project description

The File Transfer Service (FTS) manages the global distribution
of LHC data, moving multiple petabytes per month during a run and underpinning the whole data lifecycle. Join the FTS team in their development of this critical service. Possible projects include

  • authorised proxy sharing: allowing a production service to delegate a proxy and authorising others to use it
  • incorporation of support for new types of endpoint, for example cloud or archival storage

Required skills

C++/Linux, Python

Learning experience

This project offers the chance to become involved with one of the critical data management systems used in computing for LHC and

Project duration

From 3 months, depending on task selected

Project area

Data Management

Contact for further details

CERN group




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