ITS Research Computing

The central research computing team offers several options for large-scale computing needs. You can find more information and reach out directly to that team at https://researchcomputing.syr.edu.


iSchool-hosted platforms

We currently offer the following services which we will set up and host for you. By default, they will be limited to SU users with a netid and external access will be limited to SU VPN users. Other scenarios will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Requests: ischoolit@ot.syr.edu


Custom Virtual Machines

For small to medium-sized research efforts, researchers may request individual Windows or Linux virtual machines hosted in a SU datacenter. To make a request, please contact Technology Services using the following form:  https://syracuseuniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_79Y0cdCVrtQnh4N



WindowsLinux
OS optionsWindows 10, Windows ServerUbuntu Server LTS
Access methodRDP

SSH (command-line only; GUI not supported)

Max storage allocation15 TB15 TB
CPUUp to 28 vCPUUp to 28 vCPU
RAMBased on resource pool availability and project requirements; grid options listed above should be considered for large RAM requirements (128GB+)"



Research data storage

For small to medium size datasets (<5TB) we can provision storage space for you on the 'IST-Filer' workspace, which is an extension of the 'G' drive. Requests: ischoolit@ot.syr.edu