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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. OpenIO is a software-defined, open source object storage solution designed for big data and artificial intelligence applications. OpenIO scales easily while delivering consistent performance and can be deployed […]

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RENCI to help lead effort to make cancer research data more useful and accessible

The Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will collaborate on an $8.8 million, 3.5-year effort to make the volumes of data arising from cancer research more accessible, organized, and powerful. This contract was awarded by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research on behalf of the National Cancer […]

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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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Data Fellows project aims to make storm surge predictions faster and more accurate

By Nelson Tull Note: Nelson Tull is a graduate student in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University. His faculty advisor, Casey Dietrich, is an NCDS Data Fellow conducting research to improve hurricane and storm surge guidance to emergency managers in North Carolina’s coastal counties. Dietrich’s Data Fellows research builds on previous work […]

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iRODS Consortium welcomes OCF as newest member

UK-based technical support provider will now have a role in future iRODS development CHAPEL HILL, NC – OCF, an organization that specializes in supporting the data challenges of private and public organizations in the UK, is the latest organization to join the iRODS Consortium, the membership-based foundation that leads development and support of the integrated […]

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iRODS Consortium Welcomes Intel as Newest Member

The integrated Rule-Oriented Data System (iRODS) Consortium today announced Intel Corporation, has joined the membership-based foundation. As a consortium member, Intel plans to improve integration between iRODS, the free open source software for data virtualization, data discovery, workflow automation, and secure collaboration, and Lustre, an open source parallel distributed file system used for computing on […]

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Expert panelists to discuss bots, lies, and the new information environment

The March 9 webcast is free and open to all. The explosion of social media, blogs, and websites purporting to be news sources, along with a 24-hour news cycle and ubiquitous assess to the internet from cell phones and other devices, means a new information environment. That environment is radically different from the days when […]

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Research made easier

The CyVerse discovery environment handles the technology of collaborative research so researchers can focus on the science. When experts involved in large collaborative research projects combine their expertise, their tools and technologies, and their knowledge about scientific research communities, the results can benefit all of science. A case in point: The DataNet Federation Consortium (DFC), […]

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South Big Data Hub links talented students with tech startups through new program

DataStart provides real-world experiences for students while helping entrepreneurial companies Graduate students from six universities in the southern U.S. will spend the summer working on data challenges important to the success of new and growing technology companies thanks to a program called the Southern Startup Internship Program in Data Science (DataStart).

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RENCI collaborates with UNC medical researchers on system for using genomic data to improve health outcomes

In genomics and other medical fields, researchers are now able to capture and store large amounts of data from electronic medical records (EMRs). But while capturing massive amounts of medical data is becoming common, figuring out how to analyze, interpret and use it in ways that benefit the health of patients remains challenging. To meet […]

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