Tag Archive: RDSI

Jul 29

New $8.75 million research resource launched

TPAC Cloud Launch

Tasmania continues a 20-year tradition at the crest of the nation’s research computing capacity with the launch today of the Tasmanian eResearch Cloud. The cloud will store important scientific data collections and also allow researchers to access enormous computing power from a standard desktop PC. The $8.75 million project is the result of a collaboration …

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Apr 28

TPAC hosts Climate Futures for the Alps

The Climate Futures Project, supported by the NERP Landscapes and Policy hub (http://www.nerplandscapes.edu.au/), has developed fine-scale regional climate projections for the Australian Alps (Climate Futures for the Alps, or CFA). These unique regional climate projections will help researchers and land managers with the conservation of biodiversity. The projections have been generated on TPAC’s high performance computing …

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Mar 28

TPAC Supports Weather@Home Project

Any Australian with a home computer and an internet connection can now power up a climate model and help scientists find the causes of record high temperatures and drought that hit Australia and New Zealand in 2013. The online climate experiment, Weather@Home has been created by a group of scientists from the University of Melbourne, …

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Mar 01

TPAC writes first byte to RDSI storage.

RDSI Storage

After recently switching on the new TPAC RDSI Node, we would like to announce that we have written the first byte of data and we are now pushing to move as much data as we can to this new resource. “RDSI provides researchers with greater access to their data, at much faster speeds and with …

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Jul 04

UTAS to help underpin national storage cloud

The University of Tasmania is to play a significant role in the development of Australia’s 100-petabyte storage cloud. A $50 million Federal Government project, part of the Super Science initiatives announced in the May Budget, the Research Data Storage Infrastructure (RDSI) project is intended to transform the way in which research data collections are stored …

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