UVA School of Medicine

Research Computing

Enabling scientific breakthroughs at scale with advanced computing


  • Data Transfer

    Efficient and reliable data transfer is a critical component of scientific research computing. There are a variety of useful tools available for expedient data transfer, whether you are transferring data from an external site or within different computing environments at UVa. Use Cases The data transfer method you choose heavily relies on where the data are currently located and to where you want to transfer the data. Click on a row in the table below to learn more about the data transfer methods available for a specific use case.
  • Moving Big Data

    School of Medicine Research Computing works with researchers in the UVA Center for Public Health Genomics, to transfer large genomics datasets from partner institutions. Using Globus, an asynchronous data transfer utility (created at Argonne Laboratory and based on GridFTP), transfers of data larger than 40TB has been made easier and more reliable. Such large transfers benefit from dedicated, high-speed connectivity between Internet2 member institutions like UVA, Cornell University, and Washington University in St.
  • Globus Data Transfer

    Globus - Unified access to your research data, across all systems, using any existing identity. Systems such as: Laptops HPC clusters Lab / departmental storage Tape archives and Cloud storage Access them all using just a web browser. This can help you share research data with colleagues, co-investigators, or to move data back and forth between a lab workstation and Rivanna or your personal computer. Data stored at a different institution?