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MARVLIS Software Release v1.0

MARVLIS (Marine Virtual Laboratory Information System) has now been completed. MARVLIS is an “add-on” or a value added software package that provides a number of tools that can be used by the Marine Research Community. If you would like to learn more about MARVLIS, then please visit the MARVLIS blog. MARVLIS has been produced with …

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TPAC writes first byte to 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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RDSI Storage Arrives!

Construction of a 1PB storage node at UTAS is well under way with UTAS taking delivery of 5 pallets or 2.3 tonnes of infrastructure storage equipment. TPAC staff have been eagerly awaiting its arrival with plans to have it installed and operational as soon as possible. The general consensus is it’s “All very exciting…” The …

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eResearch 2012

Recently TPAC attended the eResearch Australasia 2012 Conference, throughout the week TPAC had the opportunity to discuss its current facilities and projects with researchers, service providers and developers. TPAC aims to ensure its services meet the expectations of its users, and understands the importance of engaging with the research community. Thank you to everyone who …

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Research cloud and virtual laboratories – welcome to the future!

The University of Tasmania is set to play a significant role in the next-stage development of Australia’s digital research infrastructure. UTAS has been awarded two projects worth more than $2 million to establish new computing and modelling facilities that will revolutionise the capability of scientists to undertake computational studies. Through a $47 million Federal Government …

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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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