ALICE computing update before start of RUN2

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The report presents a number of news and updates of the ALICE computing for RUN2 and RUN3.

This includes:

– implementation in production of a new system EOS;

– migration to the file system CVMFS to be used for storage of the software;

– the plan for solving the problem of “Long-Term Data Preservation”;

– overview of the concept of “O square”, combining offline and online data processing;

– overview of the existing models to use the virtual clouds for ALICE data processing. Innovations are shown on the example of the Russian sites.

Keywords: GRID, ALICE, CERN, LHC, WLCG, CVMFS, Virtualisation
Citation in English: Computer Research and Modeling, 2015, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 415-419

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