Rachana Ananthakrishnan's Blog
Globus capabilities available to all users of NSF ACCESS cyberinfrastructure
January 03, 2023 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
When XSEDE, NSF’s national cyberinfrastructure from 2011 to 2021, was first established, it subscribed to the then-new Globus data transfer service to provide a universal data fabric spanning XSEDE resource...
Globus Publication: A New Approach
July 24, 2019 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
After careful consideration, we have decided to discontinue the data publication functions of the Globus service. This action only affects data publication functions—it does not affect core Globus services, such...
Announcing support for protected data management
August 31, 2018 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
I’m excited to announce that Globus services can now be used to manage protected data, including data regulated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The rich capabilities...
Globus Connect Server 5.1 Now Available
May 17, 2018 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
Globus hosted a live webinar about the GCS5 release on June 7, 2018. To view the recorded session, click here. To access the slides, click here. Globus Connect Server is...
Deprecation of Hosted CLI
May 02, 2018 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
As we announced last week at GlobusWorld, the hosted CLI (legacy CLI) is currently deprecated and support for it will be discontinued on August 1, 2018. The hosted CLI has...
Globus now supports secure, scalable search using custom metadata
February 06, 2018 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
I am pleased to announce that the Globus platform now supports search capabilities, providing a secure and scalable solution for research data discovery. Discovery of research data relies on the...
Important: Update your Globus Connect Server configuration
October 25, 2017 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
Many of you may have seen our recent announcement that we are working towards making Globus data management solutions suitable for use with protected data and in HIPAA regulated environments....
The New Google Drive Connector: Notes from Product Management
September 20, 2017 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
We recently announced availability of Globus for Google Drive, adding another storage system that can be used with the Globus service. Globus for Google Drive was driven by customer demand...
Support for Globus Nexus authentication discontinued
July 28, 2017 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
In December 2016, we announced the deprecation of OAuth 2.0 service provided by Globus Nexus (also known as GOAuth), and since then we have worked with several user groups to...
Cancel and Pause/Resume tasks using the management console
August 21, 2015 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
We continue to build out premium capabilities for administering endpoints. The management console, which is now in production, was recently updated with features that allow endpoint administrators to cancel or...
Access Manager Role for Shared Endpoints
May 27, 2015 | Rachana Ananthakrishnan
A new feature that allows users to delegate management of shared endpoints was demonstrated at GlobusWorld 2015. This feature allows the creator of a shared endpoint to assign the access...