CT asks Ray Uzwyshyn, the director of digital and collection services for the Texas State University library, about research data repositories — a technology that is just coming into its own. He offers both a current view of the technology and insight into its impact.
McGill University’s School of Computer Science – which runs almost exclusively on open source software – has implemented an open source storage solution.
Northern Arizona University has implemented a software-defined storage appliance to support large research data sets, such as genome maps, Landsat images and complex chemistry data sets.
Dropbox Education is a new service designed for students and faculty in higher education.
Wake Technical Community College in North Carolina has implemented an integrated server, storage and virtualization appliance in an effort to improve application performance.
In an effort to make it easier for people to work with their Microsoft Office documents stored in Box, the content management and collaboration platform has introduced three new integrations with Microsoft products.
A new flash storage system at Western Oregon University has increased the school's storage capacity and speed while reducing downtime.
Duke Research Computing at Duke University has expanded its data storage to two petabytes to support the big data management needs of its researchers.
The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has updated its cloud storage service, the SDSC Cloud, to support science-based researchers with large data requirements.
The on-going challenge of figuring out how to store and share the data generated in research projects will receive $4.9 million worth of attention in a project undertaken at four institutions.