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The Target Field Lab exploits the facilities of the Centre for Information Technology (CIT) of the University of Groningen (UG).

Currently available resources

  • The large scale Data Handling Facility, which currently has a capacity of 3,000 TBytes  (3 Petabytes) of data on a lustre file system and 20 application servers.

  • An Oracle database Real Application Cluster with a capacity of 150 TBytes on solid state drives. Oracle is one of the leading multinational corporations for computer technology, developing enterprise software and hardware solutions.

  • A large capacity tape backup facility using IBMs Tivoli Storage Management.

During the course of the project it is intended to add further facilities. These include:

  • Data archiving systems using a choice of iRODS or dCache

  • An Openstack cluster to flexibly host systems and services

Last modified:12 April 2019 11.38 a.m.