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    Video: compute services SURFsara download

    Knowledge base - If your own computer is not powerful enough for your computational task, SURFsara offers various flavours of computational power. It depends on the nature of your task which one is best suited for you.

  • Best practice The Hague University of Applied Sciences: outsourcing a data centre with two MSPs video

    Knowledge base - On SURFnet7, institutions can purchase Multi Service Ports (MSPs), enabling multiple light paths to run via one network port simultaneously. The Hague University of Applied Sciences uses two 10 Gbit/s MSPs to guarantee a secure and continuous connection with the external data centre.

  • Best practice Nikhef, AMOLF & CWI: cooperating via the SURFnet network video

    Knowledge base - Research institutes Nikhef, AMOLF and CWI are sharing a 100 Gbit/s port and have joint data storage at the Science Park in Amsterdam via SURFnet7.

  • Best practice Utrecht University: greater flexibility with the Multi Service Port video

    Knowledge base - SURFnet makes it possible for higher education and research institutions to use multiple light paths simultaneously with the aid of a Multi Service Port (MSP). Utrecht University uses the MSP in order to distribute the available bandwidth flexibly.

  • Video SURFnet7 offers bandwidth, flexibility and high speeds video

    Knowledge base - Early 2015 marked the completion of the transition to SURFnet7. All institutions are now connected to the latest generation SURFnet network. Not only is the SURFnet7 network extremely reliable, it also offers new functionalities, such as the Multi Service Port. SURFnet employees Richa Malholtra and Wouter explain more about SURFnet7 in this video.

  • Video: Senior secondary vocational education (MBO) institutions have access to N@tschool via SURFconext video

    Knowledge base - Dutch MBO institutions use the electronic learning environment N@tschool. These institutions want a single connection with SURFconext in order to simplify the login process. This video explains how saMBO-ICT work together with SURF to realise this collective assignment.

  • Video project eSALSA video

    Knowledge base - In the eSALSA project, an international team is studying the effects of climate change. It uses four interconnected supercomputers. The project won the Enlighten Your Research Global Award. Watch the video to see the results of the eSALSA project.

  • Video about the 4G pilot for Cinematic City at the VU video

    Knowledge base - This video is about the use of 4G for the VU University Amsterdam's Cinematic City course. During field research assignments, students have immediate access to various films which are stored on the secure servers of the VU University Amsterdam. This video explains the advantages of doing so as well as the technical structure of the pilot.

  • Video about the 4G pilot for Archaeology at the UvA video

    Knowledge base - This video is about the use of 4G at the University of Amsterdam's Archaeology programme. During a field research assignment, students can consult various maps and sources of information instantly on location. This video explains the advantages of doing so as well as the technical structure of the pilot.

  • MAIS (learning analytics) project video video

    Knowledge base - As a part of the MAIS (Measure, Analyse, Inform, Steer) project, the Delft University of Technology assessed whether student success rates could be improved by applying the Early Warning System (EWS) in Blackboard to deter students from procrastinating.

  • Pinpoint (learning analytics) project video video

    Knowledge base - As a part of the Pinpoint project, students' digital notes on course materials were subjected to analysis. This yielded useful information about students' opinions of the course materials and the way in which they use them.

  • ProF Analytics (learning analytics) project video video

    Knowledge base - As a part of the ProF Analytics project, user data on the existing online feedback system for progress tests (ProF) was compared to results from the same progress tests when administered to medical students.

  • Lecturer and student user needs when applying learning analytics project video video

    Knowledge base - Over the course of this project, VU University Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam explored new ways of analysing and visualising students' learning pathways within a course.

  • UvAnalytics (learning analytics) project video video

    Knowledge base - The UvAnalytics project gathered and analysed data on students' online behaviour within the Blackboard learning environment.

  • Course for Course (learning analytics) project video video

    Knowledge base - As a part of the Course for Course project, a learning analytics dashboard was developed to offer insight into the study programme's quality indicators. The dashboard provides a visual overview of students' grades and their course evaluations.