-- Pool Of persistent Objects for LHC. LCG application to store (grid-distributed) LHC data.
Uses ROOT I/O for object streaming plus MySQL for relational database services.
-- Software, Configuration, Release And Management.
Tool to configure, build and provide a common development environment for running CMS code.
SCRAM buildfiles are XML (eXtensible HTML) documents (i.e. an HTML document with CMS-customized tags).
SCRAM Basics (FNAL)