IRIS Tools and Services Portfolio

Through previous investments IRIS has access to a wide variety of tools, services and resources for it’s community.

These tools and services are delivered free at the point of use but resource allocations will still need to be approved by the IRIS Resource Allocation Panel or Directors where relevant.

Compute Resources

SCARF

SCARF is an HPC (High Performance Computing) cluster hosted at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

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GridPP

The GridPP Collaboration provides high throughput computing resources to particle physics communities.

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STFC Cloud

The STFC Cloud is a dedicated cloud infrastructure which provides access to elastic compute resources for users across the facilities provided by STFC and partner organisations.

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GPU

STFC Cloud

The STFC Cloud is a dedicated cloud infrastructure which provides access to elastic compute resources for users across the facilities provided by STFC and partner organisations.

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Storage

Ceph-FS

The Arided Ceph-FS Cluster is a Ceph File System service being developed for use with the STFC Cloud.

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GridPP

The GridPP Collaboration provides high throughput computing resources to particle physics communities.

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Echo

Echo is a storage service developed to meet the UK’s storage commitments to the Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN.

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Security

IAM

The IRIS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a single sign on service created for use by IRIS systems and related organisations.

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Tools

APEL

APEL is an accounting dashboard that displays the usage of computing resources by IRIS users.

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GOCDB

GOCDB is a service that stores and presents information on sites involved in the gridPP structure.

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Storage

Tape Storage

The tape storage is a high-capacity data storage facility that stores data at a low cost per gigabyte.

Security

IAM

The IRIS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a single sign on service created for use by IRIS systems and related organisations.

Storage

RUCIO

Rucio is a data management system, developed by LHC (Large Hadron Collider) experiments.

Security

IRIS Information Security

IRIS Information Security is the structure which provides data and information security to IRIS services.

Storage

Ceph-FS

The Arided Ceph-FS Cluster is a Ceph File System service being developed for use with the STFC Cloud.

Compute

STFC Cloud

The STFC Cloud is a dedicated cloud infrastructure which provides access to elastic compute resources for users across the facilities provided by STFC and partner organisations.

Compute

DiRAC HPC

DiRAC is a High Performance Computing Service.

Security

Certificate Authority

The UK eScience Certification Authority (CA) issues certificates for eScience, Grid and Cloud use.

Tools

APEL

APEL is an accounting dashboard that displays the usage of computing resources by IRIS users.

Compute

SCARF

SCARF is an HPC (High Performance Computing) cluster hosted at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

Tools

GOCDB

GOCDB is a service that stores and presents information on sites involved in the gridPP structure.

Compute

Imperial College IRIS Cloud

The Imperial College IRIS Cloud is an Openstack based cluster run as  an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Compute

GridPP

The GridPP Collaboration provides high throughput computing resources to particle physics communities.

Storage

Echo

Echo is a storage service developed to meet the UK’s storage commitments to the Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN.

Tools

DIRAC Workload Management

DIRAC is a workload management system that provides an interface allowing projects to access a variety of CPU, GPU and Storage resources.

Storage

CVMFS

CVMFS is a file system created for distributing experiment software to virtual machines.