QRISnews

Previous QRISnews newsletters

 

2017

February 2017 - Highlights include: ResBaz Brisbane 2017; new service QRIScomputeHA; 150 GB of storage for QRIScloud's Nextcloud users; Gareth Price joins QFAB; overview of QCIF/QRIScloud in 2016; Adam Sparks becomes 100th rOpenSci member.

 

2016

December 2016 - Highlights include: Launching applications on Nectar VMs; QFAB support for grant applications; draft 2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap; QUT gains two new QCIF eResearch Analysts; Open Data Pathway; QLD GovHack winners; Dr Marlies Hankel promoted; Dr Nick Hamilton nominated for two IMB awards; Kathy Dallest places in UQ competition.

November 2016 - Highlights include: New QRIScloud service for hosting research web portals; Nextcloud service on QRIScloud; Brisbane to host eResearch Australasia 2017; Library Carpentry funding; ReDBox version 1.9 released; QCIF seeks a new CEO; Jo Morris joins QCIF; QFAB to hire more bioinformaticians; UQ joins AeRO; Dirty COW; ResBaz 2017; Brisbane HealthHack 2016 winners.

October 2016 - Highlights include: QCIF at eResearch Australasia 2016; CLIMB UK adopts Australia's GVL; Galaxy-qld meetups launched; New QRIScloud Systems Engineer; Brisbane HealthHack 2016; USQ Software Carpentry workshop; Griffith Hacky Hour helps its 100th researcher.

September 2016 - Highlights include: DustWatch Australia's use of QRIScloud; NCMAS 2017 call for applications; Copernicus Australia's Regional Data Hub; Griffith wins Queensland Spatial Excellence Award; RCC adds GenomeSpace to Galaxy Queensland; QCIF's Dr Marlies Hankel co-authors paper on novel anode materials for lithium ion batteries; International Data Week.

August 2016 - Highlights include: AWRI's use of QRIScloud in Chardonnay genomics research; TERN, RCC and QCIF develop portal for reproducing scientific workflows and results, Galaxy-qld's new user policy; NCI receives funding boost; BCCVL adds five new climate data sets; IAG's Health Geography Study Group; USQ's inaugural Software Carpentry workshop.

July 2016 - Highlights include: New QRISdata tools Aspera and Mediaflux; Cloud Power Users; JCU's new Hacky Hour; GovHack 2016; call for ResBaz 2017 volunteers; NCMAS committee call for expressions of interest; Mozilla Science Lab Fellowships. 

June 2016 - Highlights include: Euramoo users gain access to MATLAB; AURIN's Brisbane workshops; USQ's new HPC; QCIF 2016 user survey; QCIF at QUESTnet; QRIScloud in ITnews; Queensland Digital Champions; Software Carpentry extends across Queensland.

May 2016 - Highlights include: QRIScloud large memory node helps QBI gain advantage; Griffith's new QCIF eResearch Analyst; JCU and Griffith endorse QRIScloud; QCIF eResearch Analysts upskill in three-day workshop; RCC selects a new UQ HPC system.

April 2016 - Highlights include: med.data, MATLAB, MeDiCI; Nectar National Server Program; QFAB@QCIF training; QCIF annual customer survey; QRIScloud compute node outage; Monthly Tech Talk; Belinda Weaver elected to Software Carpentry Steering Committee.

March 2016 - Highlights include: QCIF and QFAB merge, a new eRA for JCU, AURIN Map, Compute Lite service, Deep learning with QRIScloud GPU nodes, Beacon and human genomics data sets, NCMAS on FlashLite, and QCIF joins SIBA. 

February 2016 - Highlights include: QCIF partnership with Aurin, Light-speed microscope image processing, USQ and CQU endorse QRIScloud, Research Bazaar, and Software Carpentry.

 

2015

December 2015 - Fighting Superbugs, Enhanced Collection Access Management, QRIScompute upgrades to OpenStack Kilo, BCCVL, Queensland's first ResBaz

November 2015 - QRIScloud helping with climate change research, and highlights from eResearch Australasia 2015 and HealthHack, and introduces QRIScloud usage reports.

October 2015 - Introduces a range on new additions to the QRIScloud portal, highlights eResearch Australasia, NCI applications, Software Carpentry, and more.

September 2015 - Announces the release of the QRIScloud Guide. Introduces the QRISmarketplace. Describes updates to the portal.

August 2015 - QCIF services workshop outcomes, NCRIS 2015 funding, Chris Bridge joins the QCIF board, GovHack, and the Winter School.

July 2015 - Announces Graham Chen's retirement, sign-up for QRIS alerts, USQ's 10Gb AARNet link upgrade, Node Connect, and BCCVL wins QLD iAward.

June 2015 - Describes QCIF's response to VENOM, the value of QRIScloud's data replication, new ReDox releases, and reaching 3 PBs of research data.

May 2015 - Introduces the new QRIScloud services portal and the new data-intensive high performance computer named Flashlite

February 2015 - Introduces the new storage data centre facility, the Biodiversity and Climate Change Virtual Lab (BCCVL), and Large Memory VMs

 

2014

December 2014 - Season's Greeting message

December 2014 - Describes the expanded Compute and Storage services, the planned shift of the data centre, and introduces new data access capabilities

October 2014 - Provides an update of the expansion of QRIScloud’s storage capacity and other third quarter activities 

May 2014 - The inaugural issue of the QRISnews which introduces QRIScloud’s computing and advisory services

 

 

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