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.
The Imperial College IRIS Cloud is an Openstack based cluster run as an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
GOCDB is a service that stores and presents information on sites involved in the gridPP structure.
APEL is an accounting dashboard that displays the usage of computing resources by IRIS users.
SCARF is an HPC (High Performance Computing) cluster hosted at STFC’s Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
CVMFS is a file system created for distributing experiment software to virtual machines.
Rucio is a data management system, developed by LHC (Large Hadron Collider) experiments.
DiRAC is a High Performance Computing Service.
Echo is a storage service developed to meet the UK’s storage commitments to the Large Hadron Collider experiments at CERN.
The GridPP Collaboration provides high throughput computing resources to particle physics communities.
The IRIS Identity and Access Management (IAM) is a single sign on service created for use by IRIS systems and related organisations.
DIRAC is a workload management system that provides an interface allowing projects to access a variety of CPU, GPU and Storage resources.
The tape storage is a high-capacity data storage facility that stores data at a low cost per gigabyte.
IRIS Information Security is the structure which provides data and information security to IRIS services.
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.
The Arided Ceph-FS Cluster is a Ceph File System service being developed for use with the STFC Cloud.
The UK eScience Certification Authority (CA) issues certificates for eScience, Grid and Cloud use.