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iRODS Consortium announces leadership transitions

The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) – the founding member that administers the iRODS Consortium – announced today that Jason Coposky has officially resigned from his post as iRODS Consortium Executive Director effective June 11, 2021. Coposky has been at RENCI for fifteen years and has served as the Executive Director of the Consortium for the […]

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Minnesota Supercomputing Institute joins iRODS Consortium

University of Minnesota institute aims to use iRODS to support HIPAA compliance CHAPEL HILL, NC – The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI) of the University of Minnesota has become the newest member of the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS). MSI provides state-of-the art compute […]

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What to expect at the 2021 iRODS User Group Meeting

iRODS users and consortium members will gather virtually from June 8-11  The worldwide iRODS user community will connect online from June 8 – 11 for the 13th Annual iRODS User Group Meeting – four days of learning, sharing of use cases, and discussions of new capabilities that have been added to iRODS in the last […]

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UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International selected to provide data management, stewardship to NIH-funded researchers focused on the opioid and pain management public health crises

UNC-Chapel Hill and RTI International have been selected to provide data management, stewardship to NIH-funded researchers focused on the opioid and pain management public health crises.

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SoftIron® Joins the iRODS Consortium; certifies HyperDrive® Compatibility with iRODS Architecture

SoftIron Ltd., the leader in task-specific data center solutions, today announced that it has joined the Integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) Consortium, which supports the development of free open source software for data discovery, workflow automation, secure collaboration, and data virtualization. In joining the consortium, whose data management platform is used globally by research, commercial […]

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NSF announces $3 million award to expand FABRIC cyberinfrastructure globally

Advanced network offers platform to reimagine the Internet and speed scientific discovery A new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will expand FABRIC, a project to build the nation’s largest cyberinfrastructure testbed, to four preeminent scientific institutions in Asia and Europe. The expansion represents an ambitious effort to accelerate scientific discovery by […]

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Cloud Computing Testbed Chameleon Launches Third Phase with Focus on IoT and Reproducibility

$10 million NSF grant funds next four years of multi-institutional project Since it launched in 2015, Chameleon has enabled systems and networking innovations by providing thousands of computer scientists with the bare metal access they need to conceptualize, assemble, and test new cloud computing approaches.  Under a new four-year, $10 million grant from the National […]

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ROBOKOP technology offers faster, easier exploration of emerging COVID-19 research

RENCI scientists have developed new tools and approaches that can help researchers make important discoveries and answer key questions about COVID-19 in record time.

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What to expect at the 2020 iRODS User Group Meeting

iRODS users and consortium members will gather virtually from June 9-12 The worldwide iRODS user community will connect online this week for the 12th Annual iRODS User Group Meeting – three days of learning, sharing of use cases, and discussions of new capabilities that have been added to iRODS in the last year. The virtual […]

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OpenIO joins iRODS Consortium

The iRODS Consortium, the foundation that leads development and support of the integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) data management software, welcomes OpenIO as its newest Consortium member.

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