Research Cloud

The NeCTAR Research Cloud offers flexible computational infrastructure for a wide variety of research needs. Six month trial access is available to researchers without any strings attached, and further access can be granted upon application.

Need a faster computer? Like to share your data analysis environment with colleagues? Perhaps you're thinking of hosting a web application to collect data or share results?

The NeCTAR research cloud can help. It offers free on-demand computing and storage resources to researchers. This workshop gives a basic introduction of the cloud, and NeCTAR in particular. It will cover how to start and connect to instances, use the command line, install software, backup your data and manage security.

This course is FREE. To attend you must be from an AAF institution (this includes University of Melbourne and surrounding institutes).

Duration: 7 hours

Format: 1 day intensive

Frequency: Quarterly

Prerequisites: Laptop with WiFi access and administrator access (so you can install new software)


David Perry, Research Cloud trainer

David Perry, Research Cloud trainer