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Virtues of virtualization

You are probably unaware of it, but you are using virtual machines (also known as “VMs”) every day. Your favorite...

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Put it in a container — software is easy to transport and run

We have sung the praises of software containerization for some time now, with a couple of well attended events on...

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Putting new Spark in research computing

Beginning last year, Duke OIT’s Mark McCahill started working with Apache Spark as a resource for students in the Statistical...

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Have Sensitive Data? Got Protected Network?

Are you thinking about undertaking research that requires special handling of sensitive or restricted data? Data of all types —...

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Data management as a practice

Fourth in a series on data management Mara Sedlins, PhD, is a CLIR fellow working on data management practices in...

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Minute Marvels

Minute Marvels are really short videos depicting scholarship that Duke researchers have conducted with Duke Research Computing resources. We’ll post...

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Crowdsourcing a Virtual Duke Chapel

Students, architectural historians use chapel to turn 2D photos into 3D models by Kara Manke   Since re-opening on May...

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Standards, standards everywhere

Third in a series on data management.   Anyone who has traveled internationally for business knows that standards are important....

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The Evolution of Evidence

First, a special thanks to Mark DeLong for many fruitful discussions on data management.   This post grows out of a...

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Order by data management

Vignette A — Ordering books by color and size 1. A patron at a library seeks help finding a book:...

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