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Microsoft Research Technology Professionals Community Launch
Microsoft have recently launched a new community for Research Software Engineers (RSEs), Data Scientists, Data Stewards and System Administrators.
Keeping Patient Data Safe in the Cloud
When the Centre for Health Informatics needed to move their popular CFHealthHub to a new secure environment, they turned to Research IT for help. Steven Antrobus, their Project Manager, explains how we helped.
Restricted Data Research in the Cloud
If your research involves restricted data you may feel that your computational choices are reduced. Gary Leeming, Project Design Lead for Research Lifecycle Programme Project S "Develop a service to manage restricted data", discusses what the University is doing to open up more options.
Want to Run a Million R Jobs?
Find out how our Research Infrastructure Engineers helped a researcher from Division of Cardiovascular Sciences run a million R jobs on confidential data in weeks rather than months.
Research IT Club October Presentations
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.
Top Tips for the UoM Condor Pool
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.
Drag'n'drop Files with macOS or Linux
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.
Help to Manage your Cloud Resources
If you are currently using Cloud resources but are having to use your own or an institutional credit card to pay for them – help is at hand!
Bursting Our Condor Pool into The Cloud!
The Research IT Condor Pool has always been very popular with researchers from across The University and we are pleased to announce the latest upgrade to the service.
Cloud Procurement - Easier and Cheaper!
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.
Research Software Engineering (RSE) Cloud Computing Awards
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.
Microsoft Azure Training
Microsoft Research is offering a free, hands-on, cloud computing training course in partnership with the University of Sheffield. The course will take place on Wednesday 21st September 2016.