Cern leads the way in database innovation | 26 Feb 2008 | ComputerWeekly.com: "Cern has also pushed database-clustering technology further to enable a single database to run across a number of distributed computers. The LCG database deployment project has set up a worldwide distributed database infrastructure for LHC.
It will do this using a program called Oracle Streams to capture, filter and synchronise data stores worldwide.
The software allows users to control what information is put into a stream - the connection between the primary data capture and its end source/sources - and will determine how the stream of data flows is routed to nodes worldwide, and to determine what happens to events in the stream and how the stream terminates. By specifying the configuration of the elements acting on the stream, a user can filter and manage data in a more meaningful way."