Our Services

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Consultations & Support

User consultations & staff assistance with security audits, IT security plans, and project consulting.

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Computing Services

Services for research and analysis in High-Performance Computer environments.

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Storage Services

Storage specified for high accessibility, High-Performance Computing, sharing, and the U of I Hospitals & Clinics for research data files.

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Workshops

Register for courses taught by our staff to become acquainted with our services.

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Recent News

Argon Expansion Update, January 2024

Friday, January 26, 2024
We have been working with our vendor and other ITS groups to prepare for the expansion of Argon this winter. The bulk of the order was placed before the holidays and we are tentatively planning for the vendor to be onsite for the physical installation sometime near the beginning of April.

Service Documentation Has Moved

Wednesday, January 10, 2024
The URLs to access our service documentation have changed. The new URLs are...
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Research Computational Facilitator Doosoo Yoon

Thursday, December 7, 2023
Please join us in welcome Doosoo Yoon to Research Services!

Upcoming Workshops

Python for Data Analysis: Python Fundamentals

Friday, March 1, 2024 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
1. Overview Python is a popular general-purpose programing language. This 2-day workshop focuses on the basic concepts and features of Python, with an emphasis on the module pandas. These basic concepts will serve as building blocks for future data analysis tasks. The workshop is taught using JupyterLab in the Interactive Data Analytics Service (IDAS). 2. Prerequisites This workshop is for learners who have no experience with Python and no experience with computer programming. 3...

Introduction to High Performance Computing using Argon (Zoom)

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
The workshop is a two-hour session that consists of two parts: an introduction to a High-Performance Computing (HPC) environment and hands-on training on the basic usage of Argon (access, configuration, job submission, and data transfer). It is geared towards users of HPC including faculties, postdocs, and students, who plan to utilize Argon cluster and/or storage services for their research.

Introduction to Data Analysis Using R

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
1. Overview R is a popular programming language for statistical computing and graphics. This 2-day workshop focuses on the basic concepts and features of R that will serve as building blocks for data analysis tasks. The workshop is taught using RStudio in the Interactive Data Analytics Service (IDAS). 2. Prerequisites This workshop is for learners who have no experience with R and no experience with computer programming. A basic understanding of general descriptive statistics may be helpful...