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Research Storage provides versatile containers for your data sets.  The containers include dedicated space available on the Cheaha HPC platform and room for maintaining back-ups.  Their flexibility allows you to easily capacity expansion.  they can support the construction of new services and applicatons into the future.
 
Research Storage provides versatile containers for your data sets.  The containers include dedicated space available on the Cheaha HPC platform and room for maintaining back-ups.  Their flexibility allows you to easily capacity expansion.  they can support the construction of new services and applicatons into the future.

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Research Storage

Research Storage provides versatile containers for your data sets. The containers include dedicated space available on the Cheaha HPC platform and room for maintaining back-ups. Their flexibility allows you to easily capacity expansion. they can support the construction of new services and applicatons into the future.

The Research Storage service was developed by UAB IT's Research Computing group to support the ever increasing demand for space in modern era of data intensive science.

Availability

As part of the initial release, Research Storage is only accessible through the Cheaha HPC platform. Cluster users can access an automatically provisioned "default" container at the path /rstore/user/$USER/default.

Cost

Research storage is charged per gigabyte used at a rate of $0.39 per Gigabyte per year. This is an annual cost of $395 per Terabyte.

First Terabyte Free

Researchers that use Cheaha receive an annual allocation of 1TB of storage with their account. This storage containers is known as their "default" container and is accessible at the path /rstore/user/$USER/default:

cd /rstore/user/$USER/default

Additional containers can be provisioned according to the amount of storage needed.

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