Mar 14 – 15, 2024
Europe/Zurich timezone
There is a live webcast for this event.

The 8th EOS workshop is in preparation to bring together the EOS community.

The two day in-person event is organized to provide a platform for exchange between developers, users and sites running EOS. We are in particular welcoming newcomers to join the community. 

The workshop takes place at CERN in the Council Chamber and the IT auditorium.

This time the workshop is part of 
TechWeekStorage24 "Spotlight on Storage & Data Technologies at CERN"
taking place from 11th to 19th of March 2024 comprising the CS3 conference, the EOS & CTA workshops and a CERNBox BoF session. 

The workshop will cover a wide range of topics related to EOS development, operations, deployments, applications, collaborations and diverse use-cases!

Agenda Highlights:

  • EOS Project Roadmap
  • EOS Development and Operations at CERN
  • EOS Deployment and Operations world-wide



The workshop will be kicked-off on Thursday morning with a plenary-style overview session about storage technologies used or developed at CERN.

  • EOS Open Storage - Disk Storage at CERN
  • CTA - the CERN Tape Archive
  • CEPH - Object & Application Storage
  • CERNBox - Sync & Share platform for collaboration
  • Filesystems - AFS, DFS, Samba, NFS3/4
  • CernVM FS - CernVM File System
  • FTS & XRootd- File Transfer Service & FIle Access
  • Rucio - Scientific Data Management


The afternoon is reserved for meet the team discussion with AFS, Ceph, CERNBox, CTA, CVMFS, DFS, EOS, FTS and XRootD experts. You can express your interest under Surveys.

The second day will focus on new developments and improvements since the previous workshop, the project roadmap, EOS operations and site reports.


All presentation will be recorded and published with previous agreement of the speaker.


The workshop participation will be without fee.


Registration is open to anyone.

Please register yourself to the workshop. Don't forget to submit an abstract if you would like to share your experience/ideas within the EOS community.

If you are interested in joining the EOS community, this is the perfect occasion!

We look forward to having you at the in-person workshop in March 2024 during TechWeek24!

Your CERN EOS team.

31/3-004 - IT Amphitheatre
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