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TACC’s Corral Powers Data-intensive Science

CorralOver at TACC, Aaron Dubrow writes that the Corral large-scale data repository at the Texas Advanced Computing Center now hosts 100 unique scientific research collections. From measurements of Earth’s gravity field to whale songs to mass spectrometry data, Corral’s usage is growing at 10% per month with over one petabyte total data stored and counting.

We’ve seen ever-increasing growth in the number and diversity of collections on Corral over the past several years,” said Chris Jordan, manager of the data management and collections group at TACC. “This shows how important a resource dedicated to data collections is to modern research practices, both for the researchers who are creating data and the worldwide community of researchers who use public data collections to further their own research.”

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