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CMU research data management resources

CMU Computing Services offers faculty, staff, and students a number of data storage and backup solutions. In addition, storage and backup solutions for large datasets (>10TB) are available on a pay-per-use basis through the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center.

Computing Services solutions:

Disk Quota
2GB of storage space to all faculty, staff, and students through the Andrew File System (AFS)

Project Volumes
Allow expansion of storage beyond the standard AFS Disk Quota. Project Volumes expire after one year, though users may apply for an extension

Access Control (PTS Groups)
Both the AFS Disk Quota and Project Volumes have functionality for sharing your data with other AFS users and for placing access controls on some of your data by setting up Protection Groups (PTS Groups)

Box Cloud Storage
100GB of storage space. Useful for storage and sharing, the Box account allows sharing the storage space with multiple users and provies basic access control functionality

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center solutions:

PSC Data Supercell
Storage for very large datasets (larger than 10TB) on a pay-per-use basis

In addition, you can contact your local IT group to discuss what types of service they offer for storage and backup. 

CMU College of Engineering Research Administration support:

The Research Administration Support Center provides assistance to the College of Engineering faculty and staff engaged in the research enterprise, addressing both pre-award and post-award services, as applicable, including proposal preparation and multi-organization support.