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iRODS Consortium welcomes Maastricht University as newest member

Maastricht University, led by the efforts of DataHub Maastricht, which provides data management services to researchers from the university and academic hospital, has joined the iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS).

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The Biomedical Data Translator Consortium announces publication of companion pieces

Prototype ‘Translator’ system shows promise and has garnered much enthusiasm roughly one year into feasibility assessment The newly formed Biomedical Data Translator Consortium today announced the release of two inaugural publications in Clinical and Translational Science. The first paper, “Toward a Universal Biomedical Data Translator,” describes the efforts of the Consortium to develop a ‘Translator’ […]

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New Project Will Advance Virtual Laboratory Infrastructure

A new grant from the NSF will fund the Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) virtual laboratory for the next two years and support researchers in planning a new infrastructure to replace GENI.

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RENCI Named as Collaborating Institution for $3 Million Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence Pilot

The National Science Foundation today named RENCI of UNC at Chapel Hill as a collaborating institution on a $3 million pilot project to create a model and strategic plan for a Cyberinfrastructure Center of Excellence. This will establish a reservoir of expertise on best cyberinfrastructure practices for the nation’s largest research facilities.

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Cloudian Joins the iRODS Consortium

HyperStore Enterprise Object Storage Validated with iRODS Platform Cloudian has joined the iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS). Testing for HyperStore enterprise object storage with iRODS is complete, and users may now deploy the combined solution where local workflows require cost-effective, exabyte-scalable storage and ease […]

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Texas Advanced Computing Center Joins the iRODS Consortium

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), a supercomputing center that provides powerful scientific computing resources, joins the iRODS Consortium.

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RENCI to Lead Two $1 Million Grants to Support Data-Intensive Scientific Research

Projects aim to improve scientific productivity and protect data from inadvertent errors Two new $1 million awards from the National Science Foundation aim to help researchers take advantage of the latest advances in data science, networking and computation while protecting the integrity of their scientific work. The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) of the University of […]

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South Big Data Hub partners on development of new nationwide data storage network under NSF grant

The Open Storage Network will enable researchers to manage data more efficiently than ever before. The South Big Data Hub is one of four regional big data hub partners awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the initial development of a data storage network over the next two years. A […]

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What to expect at the 2018 iRODS User Group Meeting

Interested in iRODS? Register for the meeting at  irods.org/ugm2018 DURHAM, NC – The worldwide iRODS user community will gather here June 5 – 7 for the iRODS User Group Meeting (UGM), three days of learning, sharing of use cases, and discussions of new capabilities that have been added to the integrated Rule Oriented Data System […]

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Report focuses on rethinking flood analytics

Floods are the most common, most frequent and most costly type of disaster in the United States. A flood-resilient nation uses state-of-the-art analytics and data tools to help reduce or eliminate fatalities, minimize disruptions and reduce economic losses, according to a new report co-authored by the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC). 

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