Database TEG

Scope and Mandate

The general strategy defined by the WLCG Management Board and the GDB to define the technical evolution of distributed computing tools for LHC experiments is described in this document.

The mandate of Technical Evolution Groups is described in this document.

The topics to be addressed by TEGs are listed in this document.


People and communication

Dario Barberis (Genoa/ATLAS) and Dave Dykstra (FNAL/CMS) chair the DB TEG.

The group is open to all contributors. Mail exchanges use the list wlcg-teg-database at


The group agreed to split up the writing of the document into four subgroups:

  1. Databases for conditions data (Frontier/squid/CORAL/COOL/CoralServer/POOL). Group conveners and editors: Giacomo Govi and Andrea Valassi
  2. Databases for detector controls data (PVSS). Group conveners and editors: Rainer Bartoldus and XXX.
  3. Database operations (Oracle). Group conveners and editors: Luca Canali and Gancho Dimitrov
  4. Databases for distributed computing tools and metadata (data production & management, including NoSQL). Group conveners and editors: Mario Lassnig and Simon Metson


-- DarioBarberis - 22-Nov-2011

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PDFpdf DB_TEG_prelim_report.pdf r3 r2 r1 manage 170.6 K 2012-02-07 - 12:02 DarioBarberis Report to the WLCG TEG Workshop on 7 February 2012
Microsoft Word filedoc DB_TEG_report.doc r22 r21 r20 r19 r18 manage 191.0 K 2012-03-30 - 14:15 DarioBarberis Final draft 2.1 of the report
PDFpdf DB_TEG_report_2.0.pdf r3 r2 r1 manage 329.4 K 2012-03-30 - 14:14 DarioBarberis Final draft 2.1 of the report
Unknown file formatdocx Technical_Evolution_Group__Mandate.docx r1 manage 107.0 K 2011-11-22 - 13:58 DarioBarberis Technical evolution groups mandate
Unknown file formatdocx Technical_Evolution_Group__TWGs-v3.docx r1 manage 94.9 K 2011-11-22 - 13:58 DarioBarberis TEG topics
Unknown file formatdocx WLCG_Strategy_Rationale-v3.docx r1 manage 162.1 K 2011-11-22 - 13:57 DarioBarberis WLCG Technical evolution strategy
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