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Volume 270 - International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2016 (ISGC 2016) - Networking, Security, Infrastructure & Operations
100 Gbps connection to the Large Hadron Collider Open Network Exchange (LHCONE), a virtual private network of the LHC Community for example the German collaborator DE-KIT
B. Hoeft,* A. Petzold
*corresponding author
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Published on: 2017 January 11
To provide the file server and the compute nodes with adequate network
bandwidth the 10Gbps network of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) [1] does not offer the
required capacities. KIT is a collaborator of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) [2] and their throughput
requirements are not able to become realised with the current network capacities. The upgrade of
the project GridKa/DE-KIT2 , the considerations leading to the upgrade as well as some of the problems
undergone while walking through the 100Gbps network upgrade are discussed.
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