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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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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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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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