XSEDE Campus Champions

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) is the most advanced, powerful, and robust collection of integrated advanced digital resources and services in the world. It is a single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data, and expertise. Duke Research Computing joined the XSEDE project as a Campus Champion. In this role, …

Open Science Grid / Duke CI-Connect

The Open Science Grid  is “a national, distributed computing partnership for data-intensive research” with resources that are particularly well suited to computational jobs that have very simple systems and data dependencies — essentially, jobs that are easy to transport, run in parallel, use or produce small or modest amounts of data, and can tolerate failure or …

Projects involving confidential, proprietary, or regulated data

Research Computing can partner with various Duke offices to help researchers properly manage data that is confidential, proprietary, or encumbered by specific regulations. This can include evaluations of data classification, overall risk, required (or recommended) security controls and how each of those map to specific storage and compute resources. Office of Research Initiatives Office of …

Projects involving human subjects

Research Computing can partner with Institutional Review Board (IRB) Offices to help researchers properly manage data involving human subjects.  This can include consultations on data management plans, system security plans, and generally assisting with identifying and leveraging appropriate storage and compute resources. Duke Campus IRB Duke Health IRB

General IT Security posture of labs and projects

Research Computing regularly works with the Duke Information Security Offices to evaluate the security posture of Duke resources and to assess IT security risks for research labs and projects. Information Security Offices