This week Fermilab announced that the newest version of the Scientific Linux is now available.
This version of Scientific Linux continues a tradition of technical excellence,” said Jason Allen, head of Fermilab Experiments Facilities Department in the laboratory’s Computing Division. “This product is the result of users worldwide who have contributed, tested and provided feedback for this release.”
Fermilab began packaging and distributing Scientific Linux in 2004 to the broad high-energy physics community. At that time, it was used on only 1,500 machines. Today, Scientific Linux is run on tens of thousands of machines and is the operating system that powers some of the world’s largest physics experiments, including some experiments at the Large Hadron Collider.