The Swan Service

SWAN (Service for Web based ANalysis) is a platform to perform interactive data analysis in the cloud.

  • Analyse data without the need to install any software
  • Jupyter notebook interface as well as shell access from the browser
  • Use CERNBox as your home directory and synchronise your local user storage with the cloud
  • Access experiments' and user data in the CERN cloud (EOS)
  • Share your work with your colleagues thanks to CERNBox
  • Document and preserve science - create catalogues of analyses: encourage reproducible studies and learning by example
  • Submit your jobs to CERN Spark Clusters

Don't know how to start? Visit the Gallery and the FAQ! Also look at the known issues and limitations

Having a CERNBox is a requirement to use SWAN. To activate yours connect to

Deploy on Premises

An alpha version of ScienceBox, the bundled version of EOS+CERNBox+SWAN services, is available here.

Contact Us

If you have any doubt or suggestion, head over to our Community

To get support, submit an issue in Service Now

Have you found a bug in SWAN? Report it in Jira.