Research IT Club October Presentations

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Thank you to everyone who came along to the first Research IT club of the academic year.  If you were unable to attend, all the presentations are now available at the links below. We had some  great presentations on how our RSEs built a searchable database for Alzheimer’s Research and the first case study of our Cloud bursting in action.

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Top Tips for the UoM Condor Pool

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This latest instalment of our Top Tips blog posts is sure to be of interest to users of our popular Condor Pool.  Ian Cottam, Research Software Engineer (RSE) in Research IT, has put together some handy tips for you to get the most out of this great computational resource.

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Drag’n’drop Files with macOS or Linux

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Welcome to the first instalment in a series of “Hints and Tips” from our expert research software engineer and research infrastructure engineers with the aim of making your research that little bit easier to do!  In this article Ian Cottam looks at how to transfer your files between the various Research IT computational resources if you use Apple macOS or Linux.

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Cloud Procurement – Easier and Cheaper!

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As part of the Research Lifecycle Programme (RLP) we are looking at procurement processes alongside HPC provision.  We know that many researchers at the University are already using Cloud provision and that many more would like to do so.  However at the moment there is no official process in place to procure or access Cloud resources.

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Research Software Engineering (RSE) Cloud Computing Awards

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Applications are now open for the RSE Cloud Computing Awards program, supported by Microsoft.  The goal of the program is to create a community bridging researchers, university stakeholders, regional teams, and national services, to better understand how Microsoft Azure can enable better, faster, and more reproducible research.

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