April 20, 2021 |

The Arecibo Observatory, UCF, TACC, the University of Puerto Rico, EPOC, Globus, CICoE Pilot partner to move telescope data to Ranch system

Millions of people have seen footage of the famed Arecibo radio telescope's collapse in December 2020. What they would not have seen from those videos was Arecibo's data center, located outside the danger zone. It stores the ‘golden copy' of the telescope's data — the original tapes, hard drives, and disk drives of sky scans since the 1960s.

February 19, 2021 | Argonne ALCF News

By breaking down barriers to large-scale data sharing, the Argonne-developed Petrel service is enabling science that would not otherwise be possible.

January 21, 2021 | Science Node

Last year marked the 10th anniversary of Globus, which launched in 2010 as the “Globus Online” service to connect researchers and make large-scale data transfer accessible to any researcher with an internet connection and a laptop.

July 28, 2020 | Argonne ALCF

Argonne researchers have developed a pipeline between ALCF supercomputers and Advanced Photon Source experiments to enable on-demand analysis of the crystal structure of COVID-19 proteins.

July 28, 2020 | Science Node

Long, long ago, in a time when professional travel was still possible, Rachana Ananthakrishnan, executive director & head of products for Globus at the University of Chicago, visited the Indiana University (IU) campus in Bloomington to give the annual IU Women in Cybersecurity talk, sponsored by IU’s Center of Excellence for Women & Technology(CeWIT) and the Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR).

May 18, 2020 | Bio-IT World

Bio-IT World recently convened an all-star panel to discuss infrastructure, standards, privacy issues and more, in the COVID-19 era. Here are some quotable quotes from our friends at ESnet and Bioteam:

“If your workflow was already 100% network-based, and all you’re doing is orchestrating data movement, data placement, data analysis between large-scale infrastructure systems, you can be home and socially distanced—right?—and continue your work. If your work requires you physically carrying around USB hard drives, suddenly you’re stopped.” - Eli Dart, ESnet.

May 14, 2020 | Science X

A team led by UChicago CS researchers Ian Foster and Kyle Chard and Daniel S. Katz of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois is building funcX, a new distributed "function-as-a-service" (FaaS) platform that makes it easier for researchers to easily and automatically delegate their computational workload.

March 20, 2020 | Bio-IT World

Groups across the Bio-IT World community are offering their services and tools for free to teams working on coronavirus diagnostics and treatments.

Read the full article: http://www.bio-itworld.com/2020/03/bioteam-nvidia-globus-more-free-tools.aspx

March 2, 2020 | Bio-IT World

It may be surprising that with a PhD in biochemistry, Brigitte Raumann spends a lot of time these days considering data storage and transport in high energy physics and astronomy. But that also puts her in the perfect position to recognize some of the lessons from those disciplines that the life sciences can pick up.

Bio-IT World sat down with Raumann to talk about the challenges she sees in data management in the life sciences and the solutions available.

January 10, 2020 | datascience.nih.gov

NIH staff and extramural researchers with an electronic Research Administration (eRA) Commons account can now use those credentials with Globus to access resources and services. This integration is the result of a partnership between the NIH Center for Information Technology and Globus, a division of the University of Chicago that provides data management capabilities—including managed data transfer and sharing—to research organizations.