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Friday, Sept. 15, 1 p.m. Wilson Hall One West Speaker: Dr. Patrick Fuhrmann, DESY For over a decade, dCache has been Fermilab’s workhorse for storing, accessing and managing massive amounts of data. It serves a variety of scientific communities by providing the necessary standard or domain-specific data access and authentication mechanisms. Due to its ability to understand the capabilities of different media types, like SSD, regular spinning disks, shingled disks (SMR) or custodial systems, it offers an optimal storage cost… More »

Computing will host a Fermilab Mac Users Group meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. in the Hornet’s Nest conference room (located on the 8th floor of Wilson Hall). Stop by to hear what’s new! Meeting agenda: Software/Security updates What is Computing doing for Mac users? Microsoft Office 2011 – End of life macOS High Sierra – beta/early adopters Tips and tricks Q&A

The FermiWorks human capital management system will be updated to Workday version 29. The update will occur from Friday, Sept. 8, at 9 p.m. until Saturday, Sept. 9, at noon Central. FermiWorks will be unavailable during this time. Following the update, you may notice some changes in the user interface, but the functionality will remain unchanged. Here are notable items with this release: 1. Worker Profile Update The worker profile now displays the worker profile tabs on the left. You… More »

The Fermilab Computing website has a brand new look and feel! Check out the new public website at https://computing.fnal.gov and the new internal website at http://computing.fnal.gov/atwork. Make sure to update any bookmarks linking to the previous Computing website.

Most Fermilab employees and users know how to identify a phishing email. Now let’s get everyone to recognize one.

Fermilab staff, users and contractors are invited to join us in Wilson Hall for Computer Security Awareness Day on Monday, July 10 at Wilson Hall. CSA Day is an excellent opportunity to learn the basics of computer security, to get practical advice for using mobile devices and, for those who have ITNA requirements, to take computer-security-related courses that fulfill these requirements. Plus, participants will have the chance to win a gift card to Fermilab’s Frontier Pub! This event offers something… More »

Fermilab’s website was born in June 1992, thanks in part to Tim Berners-Lee, who invented the World Wide Web in 1989. Fermilab’s Ruth Pordes tells the origin story.