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
One year into the new NSF ACCESS program, Globus and ACCESS continue to work together to simplify the data management experience in the nation’s premier open science computing environment.
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.