EOS is an open-source storage software solution to manage multi PB storage for the CERN Large Hadron Collidor LHC. Core of the implementation is the XRootD framework providing a feature-rich remote access protocol.


Detailed documentation is available at:

  • EOS - OpenStorage Documentation
    • information specific to XDC features can be found under the sections:
      • “Configuration” (setting a Filesystem to use logical path)
      • “Using EOS” (describing the adoption of storage/files process)
      • “Client Commands” (the command to trigger the import [adoption] procedure).
    • QoS interface
    • Converter Engine

Deployment automation:

Important note:

  • For packages insallation it is important to enable not only the XDC repositories, through the use of the xdc-release-2.0.0-1 package, but also the EOS dependencies repository eos-deps.repo

Puppet modules are available for: