Giuseppe Lo Presti


Giuseppe Lo Presti studied Computer Science Engineering in Palermo. He joined CERN in 2004 to complete his PhD studies with a Thesis on Peer-to-peer technologies for Data Acquisition systems in the CMS Experiment. As a post-doc INFN fellow he then joined the CERN IT Department, where he has been one of the major contributors in the software design and development of the CERN Advanced Storage manager (CASTOR), a Hierarchical Storage Manager used at CERN for all physics data (tens of Petabytes). He currently holds a staff position in the Data and Storage Services group, where he is responsible for the database backend and the Grid Storage Resource Manager (SRM) interface of the CASTOR system.