Frequently Asked Questions
Do these services cost anything? Expand
Many services are free, including resources from OSC and XSEDE. Equipment; networking and programming usually come at a cost. Amazon AWS has both free and for fee services.
My grant says I need to have "secure" backups. Do we have that here? Is it the same as encryption? Expand
Yes. You can use storage here or on the cloud as long as you use a proper workflow. Encryption is part of a secure environment but it also means physical and network security, among other things.
I have to share my data with the public. What's the best way to do that? Expand
We can help you set up a data repository that is publicly accessible. If you update your data, we can help you set up a periodic transfer of new data to the repository.
I want to share, but only with a few people I know. How can I do that? Expand
We can set up a repository that is accessible only by people you specify and/or from locations you specify.