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
  • Share your work with your colleagues thanks to CERNBox
  • Document and preserve science - create catalogues of analyses: encourage reproducible studies and learning by example

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 a bundle of BOXED (EOS+CERNBox+SWAN services) is available here.

Contact Us

SWAN General Chat: swan-talk at

Submit a bug: SWAN JIRA