Knowledge base

These are your search results in our knowledge base. You can refine your search using the filters on the left.

  • Report Research support in the Netherlands - VUmc download

    Knowledge base - SURF presents a series on how institutions organise their research support . This third episode focuses on VUmc. VUmc wants to provide researchers with as much support as possible by means of standard procedures and services without these limiting researchers’ freedom.

  • download

    Case: IMARES: acoustic data on herring stocks download

    Knowledge base - IMARES is the Dutch institute for applied marine ecological research. It acquires knowledge and gives advice on sustainable management and use of marine and coastal areas. IMARES is mapping fish stocks in the North Sea using acoustic signals. The data is stored with the help of SURFsara's Data Archive service.

  • download

    Best practice A better understanding of earthquakes using seismic data download

    Knowledge base - KNMI is the home of the European seismology data center of ORFEUS, the Observatories and Research Facilities for European Seismology. In 2014, KNMI/ORFEUS worked with SURFsara for data replication using the B2SAFE service. This has made research data easier to manage and more accessible within European, multidisciplinary research infrastructures.

  • Report: A study of Scalable Storage Systems download

    Knowledge base - This document is a study report on scalable storage systems. The main objective of the study was to evaluate whether novel storage systems may fit large-scale environments. Paper of Nicolas Canceill, Walter de Jong, Jurriaan Saathof (SURFsara).

  • download

    Best practice Multipathing with MPTCP and OpenFlow download

    Knowledge base - Artur Barczyk is a technical lead in the US Department of Energy’s USLHCNet program at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). His team operates the transatlantic network dedicated to the data transport for the Large Hadron Collider. His interests are in the interface between networks and scientific instruments.

  • download

    Best practice LOFAR download

    Knowledge base - For years, the well-known radio telescopes in Dwingeloo and Westerbork allowed us to conduct research on the Milky Way and outer reaches of the universe. However, these telescopes have their limitations. Stichting ASTRON in Dwingeloo has therefore been working hard to develop their successor: the LOFAR (Low Frequency Array) telescope.

  • download

    Best practice on collaboration between Nikhef en SURFsara download

    Knowledge base - In the Netherlands, Nikhef and SURFsara together form a Tier-1 site, which means that they receive data from the experiments run in CERN’s particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Geneva. Nikhef Director and physics PhD Frank Linde talks about the WLCG and working with SURFsara.