Infrastructure

In order to support the activities of the data center, the CERSAT is equiped with :

  • a dedicated operation room hosting the computing resources and the technicians operating the processing chains and data dissemination. The computing resources include :
    • reception systems for the download and ingestion of the data, including a EUMETCAST satellite receiver
    • an operational platform for the real-time processing of observation data, including redundant controllers for the processing job orchestration and redundant servers for the storage and processing
    • multiple storage devices (exabyte, LTO, DLT) for the transfer of data to/from media
    • a massive online storage and cloud computing platform for the reprocessing and analysis of historical missions
  • a storage room archiving the media (thousands of tapes) of the various missions hosted at CERSAT
  • fully equiped offices for the permanent staff and visiting scientists