Resources and Information for Researchers, CI Facilitators, and Research Computing Support

XSEDE – A single virtual system that scientists can use to interactively share computing resources, data and expertise

XSEDE Champions Campus Campions –

Globus – Globus is a leading provider of research data management software application and platform services

Software Carpentry – Volunteers teaching basic lab skills for research computing

Data Carpentry – Data Carpentry develops and teaches workshops on the fundamental data skills needed to conduct research

Open Science Grid – Facilitates access to distributed high throughput computing for research in the US.

perfSONAR Training Videos – perfSONAR is a tool for end-to-end monitoring and troubleshooting of multi-domain network performance. ESnet and NRSC have made a series of training videos on perfSONAR available for the community at

ScienceDMZ – Science DMZ is a portion of the network, built at or near the campus or laboratory’s local network perimeter that is designed such that the equipment, configuration, and security policies are optimized for high-performance scientific applications rather than for general-purpose business systems or “enterprise” computing. ESnet and NRSC have put together a series of videos on ScienceDMZ at

ESnet Faster Data Knowledge Base – An Expert Guide for End-to-End Performance Tuning, Tools and Techniques

Science Engagement:  Best Practices & Scalability in the 21st Century by Trisha Gorman, Special Correspondent to PRP/NRP Published by Calit2-QI, UC San Diego

TrustedCI – NSF funded project in support of security, data curation and big research management

Ask Cyberinfrastructure – The Q & A platform for people who do research computing – researchers, facilitators, cyberinfrastructure engineers, system administrators and others