Advancing Innovation with ACCESS
Research CI is a key catalyst for discovery and innovation. It plays a critical role in ensuring U.S. leadership in S&E, economic competitiveness and national security, consistent with the National Science Foundation’s mission. The NSF, through the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC), has published a vision that calls for the broad availability and innovative use of an agile, integrated, robust, trustworthy and sustainable CI ecosystem that can drive new thinking and transformative discoveries in all areas of S&E research and education.
Globus Helps Researchers Migrate Data on XSEDE’s Comet Supercomputer
During the month of July 2021 Globus transferred over 800 Terabytes of data on Comet, a dedicated NSF funded eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) cluster at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC).
While Comet is now officially retired, users will still have access to the Comet filesystems via Globus to facilitate data migration.
Comet was originally deployed for researchers to perform computational research at modest scale and to support science gateways such as the Cosmic2 gateway, a web platform for Cryo-Electron Microscopy data analysis, which is one of many gateways that leverage Globus to transfer data.
As we look to democratize the national cyberinfrastructure ecosystem, we are glad to partner with the University of Chicago team who bring expertise in delivering services like Globus to researchers to accelerate scientific discovery.”
–Amy Schuele, CONECT
Globus capabilities available to all users of NSF ACCESS cyberinfrastructure
When XSEDE, NSF’s national cyberinfrastructure from 2011 to 2021, was first established, it subscribed to the then-new Globus data transfer...
Transfer and Share Data on ACCESS with Globus
Learn how to get started with Globus. See how easy it is to get your data to and from ACCESS resources (a few megabytes to tens of terabytes at a time) and why over 1,600 campuses and research organizations offer Globus services for managing research data.
COSMIC2 Cryo-EM Project
University of California - San Diego, Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI)
Used Globus Auth to manage user identities and access to resources, so scientists can use existing login (XSEDE, their university,...