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October 18, 2018
News Feature
Using a 5,000-mile network loop operated by ESnet, researchers at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC) recently transferred 1 petabyte in 29 hours, with encryption and checksumming, beating last year's record by 5 hours, an almost 15 percent improvement.
December 12, 2016
News Feature
SLAC launched America’s first website on Dec. 12, 1991.
October 29, 2014
News Feature
The Stanford University Libraries have launched the “Wayback” system – a Web archive that features SLAC’s earliest websites dating back to 1991.
September 27, 2013
News Feature
If Benjamin Franklin were alive today, he would likely extend his often-quoted list of life's certainties – death and taxes – to include more and more data. SLAC computer scientist Jacek Becla couldn't agree more. As founder of the Extremely Large Databases (XLDB) conference, which serves people who work with datasets too large or complex for conventional solutions, Becla is intimately aware of the information explosion.
Photo - Attendees at the 2013 XLDB Conference (Copyri...