All Projects

Title Published Description Duration Contact Status
CERN-Solid server hosting 20 Sep 2021
In the CERN IT/CDA group a lot of work was done in 2020-2021 to understand the Solid project ecosystem. Solid is here to stay and develop tools that give the ...
3.5 months Maria Dimou Ongoing
Malt-related project: Usability study of the mail documentation 26 May 2021
The group Collaboration, Devices and Applications (CDA) in CERN IT Department provides a big number of services which are very visible to the end-user. For a complete list of services ...
1-2 months at 50% working time (20 hrs per week 755 CHF per month) Maria Dimou Accomplished
e-learning - Malt - videos for Thunderbird 18 May 2021
The group Collaboration, Devices and Applications (CDA) in CERN IT Department provides a big number of services which are very visible to the end-user, under-going continuous development,while ensuring top quality ...
1 month at 50% Maria Dimou Cancelled
CERN-Solid and the Slides' app 13 Jan 2021
In the CERN IT/CDA group a lot of work was done in 2020 to understand the Solid project ecosystem. Solid is here to stay and develop tools that give the ...
1 year Maria Dimou Submitted
New account portal Usability test 03 Nov 2020
The group Collaboration, Devices and Applications (CDA) in CERN IT Department provides a big number of services which are very visible to the end-user, under-going continuous development,while ensuring top quality ...
1 month Maria Dimou Accomplished
CERN Academic Training web site 05 Oct 2020
The CERN Academic Training lectures contain brilliant material of leading-edge technology as well as great historical value. The lectures are open to all members of CERN personnel (in particular staff ...
one year Maria Dimou Submitted
Correct automatically transcribed videos for input to MLLP 05 Oct 2020
The CERN IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications group and in particular sections Digital Repositories (IT CDA/DR) and Integrated Collaboration (IT CDA/IC), run many highly visible and popular services, which enable ...
1-3 months Maria Dimou Accomplished
CERN-Solid code investigation 22 Sep 2020
Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the Web at CERN in 1989, as a free, open, networked Internet application. The Web produced an uprecedented change to human civilisation. Yet, commercial and political ...
6-9 months Maria Dimou Accomplished
Deploy subtitles as a service for CERN videos 05 Feb 2020
2021 version of the proposal After the Tender selection process completes for a live and offline transcription and translation product, help to post-process and automate the enhancement of the lectures' ...
12-14 months Maria Dimou Submitted
e-learning - Malt related - promotional short videos from recent CDA developments 14 Jan 2020
The group Collaboration, Devices and Applications (CDA) in CERN IT Department provides a big number of services which are very visible to the end-user, under-going continuous development,while ensuring top quality ...
1 month Maria Dimou Accomplished
e-learning - IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications - Indico Paper Review & Edit Usability study 25 Sep 2019
The CERN IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications group (IT-CDA) hosts many highly visible and popular cross-platform services. Indico is an Open Source web application for event organisation, archival and collaboration ...
3 months Maria Dimou Accomplished
e-learning - IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications - Digital Repositories Usability study -1 23 Sep 2019
The CERN IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications group and the Digital Repositories' section (IT CDA/DR) in particular, run many highly visible and popular services, which enable researchers/institutions to share and ...
1 to 3 months Maria Dimou Accomplished
Documentation Project - Fetch SNOW info into Markdown sites via the API 14 Aug 2019

This project is cancelled. Reasons discussed and agreed in the Documentation Project meeting of 2020/01/20. Extract here: Maria proposed, and everyone agreed, to close the student project on SNOW KB ...

3 months Maria Dimou Cancelled
Documentation Project - Migration of static web sites to Markdown 22 May 2019

The group Collaboration, Devices and Applications (CDA) in CERN IT Department initiated a Documentation Project for moving static service documentation web sites containing service documentation to Markdown. For this purpose ...

6 months Maria Dimou Submitted
Malt-related project: CDA Jekyll site finalisation 12 Feb 2019
Prélude project 1-13 July 2019: The new telephony project replaces analog telephones and the Microsoft Skype for business. The task is to: Test the new fixed and mobile telephony client ...
8 weeks Maria Dimou Accomplished
Malt-related project: New documentation testing for up-to-dateness and functionality 26 Oct 2018
The group Collaboration, Devices and Applications (CDA) in CERN IT Department provides a big number of services which are very visible to the end-user. For a complete list of services ...
up to 6 months at 50% working time (20hrs per week) Maria Dimou Accomplished
Malt-related project: Standard documentation workflow and conversion tools for documentation, slides etc 20 Sep 2018
Prélude project 1 August - 30 September 2019: Develop a new search engine for Indico. Details here. Supervision by Pedro Ferreira <pedro.ferreira@cern.ch>. Main project In order to standardise the way ...
1 year Maria Dimou Accomplished
e-learning - IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications - Insert subtitles in video tutorials 04 Jun 2018

Use a free tool to convert existing plaintext files, containing the exact script of our short online e-learning videos, into .vtt files, in view of introducing subtitles. Method: Click on ...

1 month Maria Dimou Accomplished
e-learning - IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications - ffmpeg 30 Nov 2017

This project is accomplished (summer 2018). Documentation HERE. The CERN Document Server (CDS) is the institutional repository of CERN publications, photos and videos, organised in Collections. Specifically videos of CERN ...

2 months Maria Dimou Accomplished
e-learning - IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications - Indico Usability study 20 Nov 2017

Indico is an open source web application for event organization, archival and collaboration. It is developed at CERN and evolves in the IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications (IT/CDA) group The ...

6 months at 50% Full Time Equivalent Maria Dimou Accomplished
Analysis of the I/O performance of LHC computing jobs at the CERN computing centre 24 Feb 2017

The LHC experiments execute a significant fraction of their data reconstruction, simulation and analysis on the CERN computing batch resources. One of the most important features of these data processing ...

3 to 6 months Andrea.Sciaba@cern.ch Submitted
e-learning - IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications - document with the user in mind 15 Dec 2016

The CERN IT Collaboration, Devices & Applications (CDA) group in general and the Integrated Collaboration (IC) section host services used widely at CERN and beyond. Examples from IC: Conference room ...

6 months 2 days/week, often from home Maria Dimou Ongoing
Optimisation of experiment workflows in the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid 12 Dec 2016
The LHC experiments perform the vast majority of the data processing and analysis on the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG), which provides a globally distributed infrastructure with more than 500k ...
3 to 6 months Andrea.Sciaba@cern.ch Submitted
Docker and containers for volunteer computing 06 Dec 2016

Study the LHC@home volunteer cloud computing platform and investigate whether applications currently running on Linux virtual machines on volunteer hosts could run in a Docker environment. Evaluate the Boinc2docker environment ...

3 months Nils Høimyr Accomplished
e-learning - video production and Academic Training video archive promotion 07 Nov 2016

This project is accomplished in the summer of 2018. See here the tool and the YouTube channel and playlists. The Academic Training (AT) video archive in CDS contains a wealth ...

6 months Maria Dimou Accomplished
e-learning - short online tutorials - help to content owners 26 Oct 2016

The first 6 months of the CERN IT rapid e-learning project identified tools for recording short online videos that promote a tool, a site or a service. In this phase ...

The full month in October 2016 - unpaid internship Maria Dimou Accomplished
Advanced Notifications for WAN Incidents 29 Mar 2016
One of the main challenges in WLCG WAN networking is the network diagnostics and advanced notifications on the issues seen in the network. LHCOPN/LHCONE as the core global networks in ...
12 months Marian.Babik@cern.ch Submitted
Network Cost Matrix 29 Mar 2016

One of the common use cases reported by the experiments is enabling network-aware tools, this is mainly driven by the need to optimize transfers and/or experiment workflows. This involves providing ...

12 months Marian.Babik@cern.ch Ongoing
Dynamic storage federations 15 Jan 2016

The group runs a project whose goal is the dynamic federation of HTTP based storage systems, allowing a set of globally distributed resources to be integrated and appear via a ...

From 3 to 9 months depending on a selected task oliver.keeble@cern.ch Submitted
Distributed storage systems for big data 15 Jan 2016

The group maintains a framework called dmlite which is used to integrate various types of storage with different protocol frontends. It is the basis of a number of the group’s ...

3 to 9 months depending on the selected task oliver.keeble@cern.ch Submitted
File Transfer Service (FTS) extensions 15 Jan 2016

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 ...

From 3 months, depending on task selected oliver.keeble@cern.ch Submitted
Performance optimization in a High Throughput Computing environment 15 Jan 2016

Profiling of computing resources respect to WLCG experiment workloads is a crucial factor to select the most effective resources and to be able to optimise their usage. There is a ...

6 to 12 months julia.andreeva@cern.ch Submitted
QA in distributed cloud architecture: evolution of smashbox framework 15 Jan 2016

Cloud synchronization and sharing is an area in evolution with innovative services being built on top of different platforms. CERNBOX is a service ran at CERN to provide at the ...

3-12 months depending on the agreed scope massimo.lamanna@cern.ch Submitted
Cloud data analysis 15 Jan 2016

Cloud synchronization and sharing is a promising area for the preparation of powerful transformative data services. The goal of this project is to prepare CERNBOX to be used in connection ...

6-12 months massimo.lamanna@cern.ch Submitted
QA in distributed cloud architecture: injection-fault testing 15 Jan 2016
Clients of the sync&share system (CERNBOX) are particularly exposed to "operational failures" due to heterogeneity of hardware, OS and network environments. Sync&share system operates in very heterogenous network environment: from ...
6 months massimo.lamanna@cern.ch Submitted
Creation and implementation of a generic authorization schema for web based Site Status Board application 15 Jan 2016

The Experiment Dashboard provides a wide range of applications for monitoring of the LHC computing activities on the WLCG infrastructure. Certain policies define privileges for data access, recording and modifications ...

4 months pablo.saiz@cern.ch Accomplished
Cyber security for the Experiment Dashboard Framework 15 Jan 2016

The Experiment Dashboard provides a wide range of applications for monitoring of the LHC computing activities on the WLCG infrastructure. Certain policies define privileges for data access, recording and modifications ...

4 months pablo.saiz@cern.ch Accomplished
Monitoring data transfers and access activities in WLCG with Hadoop, Spark and the Lambda architecture. 15 Jan 2016

Monitoring the WLCG infrastructure requires to gather and to analyze high volume of heterogeneous data (e.g. data transfers, job monitoring, site tests) coming from different services and experiment-specific frameworks to ...

1.5 years luca.magnoni@cern.ch Accomplished
e-learning-modules 13 Jan 2016

This project aims to help IT service managers and experiment experts to record mini-videos explaining their services to the users. To do this, a desktop camera and/or the CERN IT ...

6 months - March-August 2016 maria.dimou@cern.ch Accomplished