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Available services and products: 11

  • Big Data Services
    Get insights out of very large data sets

    Service/product - Researchers who need to analyse large amounts of (un)structured data can make use of the SURFsara Big Data services. Several large public data sets and multiple frameworks, such as Apache Spark, Hive, Pig and HBase provide easy to use environments for Big Data analysis.

  • Data Archive
    Secure, long-term storage of research data on tape

    Service/product - The Data Archive is the centralised location for data archiving and (long-term) storage. You can securely store research data there, even in volumes running into the petabytes. It is possible to shape your data management policy through the use of the EUDAT B2SAFE service. The archive provides quick access to SURFsara's computing facilities.

  • Data Ingest Service
    Tool for uploading large amounts of data to the SURFsara systems

    Service/product - The Data Ingest Service is intended for researchers who want to store or analyse large amounts of data at SURFsara. The service is convenient for users who lack sufficient bandwidth or who have stored their data on a number of external hard disks.

  • Data Persistent Identifier
    Your data is always findable thanks to a unique, permanent code

    Service/product - Persistent identifiers (PIDs) ensure the findability of your data, now and always. PIDs are comparable to the ISBN numbers assigned to books. Even if the location or underlying infrastructure changes, the reference path remains intact. SURFsara offers the PID service in cooperation with the European Persistent Identifier Consortium (EPIC).

  • Grid
    Distributed computer system for fast processing of big data sets

    Service/product - The grid infrastructure offers a large number of compute and data storage clusters that are linked to one another through a high-speed network connection. These clusters are housed in data centres of organisations all over the world.

  • Jupyter Notebook
    Accessible and interactive data analysis for research and education

    Service/product - A Jupyter Notebook is an interactive web application that you can use to create documents, known as notebooks, that contain computer code, formatted text, comparisons and visualisations. The code can be executed in the environment and you can even create streaming applications and dashboards.

  • Object Store
    Scalable online storage for various types of data

    Service/product - Object Store provides a general purpose online storage service that may be used for storing large quantities of data. The service is ideal for storing various types of data, and has the ability to grow without restriction, while your data remains quickly and easily accessible.

  • Research Drive
    Online shared-storage environment with one view on the data

    Service/product - Does your research team need large storage quotas, and work collaboratively with other educational and governmental institutions or external private parties? Research Drive is a cloud-based shared-storage environment specifically designed for these requirements.

  • SURFdrive
    Secure file storage and files haring

    Service/product - SURFdrive is a personal cloud storage service for the Dutch education and research community, offering students and staff an easy way to store, synchronise and share files in the secure and reliable SURF community cloud.

  • SURFfilesender
    Send and receive large files quickly, safely and easily

    Service/product - Want to send and receive files quickly, safely and easily? With SURFfilesender, users can send large files such as research data. SURFfilesender is also suitable for smaller files, such as reports. The files are stored in the Netherlands. Encryption offers extra security.

  • SURFsharekit
    Store and share publications, theses and educational resources

    Service/product - SURFsharekit is a repository service for universities of applied sciences and provides institutions with the opportunity to permanently store and make available research publications, theses and educational resources.