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Funded partners (initial construction)

Jetstream is co-located at the Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI) and the University of Texas at Austin's Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). Skilled experts at both institutions will help ensure broad access to the flexible software environments, enhanced research reproducibility, and ease of use provided by Jetstream's cloud system.

The Computation Institute at the University of Chicago is responsible for integrating Jetstream with the NSF-funded Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE), and for integrating Globus data movement and management tools, as well as Globus-based secure user authentication.

The University of Arizona hosts test and development facilities for iPlant Atmosphere, which provides Jetstream's cloud platform and familiar web interface. The Atmosphere software platform eases the use and management of cloud resources by researchers, greatly increasing their adoption of cloud computing.

Johns Hopkins University, in collaboration with Penn State University and a vibrant open-source community, is responsible for the Galaxy software framework and web-based science gateway. Jetstream will provide a massive increase in available computational resources, enabling faster analysis, new kinds of analysis, and increased support.

Management and operations partners

University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA): The Cloud and Big Data Laboratory of UTSA is Jetstream’s key partner in testing and implementing new features in OpenStack as they become available. Cloud system software tends to change rapidly. The implementation team depends on UTSA for support and maintenance of the OpenStack software that powers Jetstream.

Penn State University, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and a vibrant open-source community, is responsible for the Galaxy software framework and web-based science gateway. Jetstream will provide a massive increase in available computational resources, enabling faster analysis, new kinds of analysis, and increased support.

Cornell University is responsible for training the broader community. The first Cornell Virtual Workshop module introduces Jetstream capabilities and how to optimally use, create, and archive cloud services and virtual machines. Other modules will cover remote access, field-specific applications, and ensuring scientific reproducibility.

Application and community lead partners

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will develop and implement tools for cybersecurity education using Jetstream, and advise partners in promoting adoption of Jetstream at minority-serving universities and colleges throughout the US.

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) is the definitive US repository of information about the world’s glaciers. NSIDC will work with Jetstream to make both the data itself and the tools to analyze it available through Jetstream.

The Odum Institute at the University of North Carolina will advise the Jetstream team in deploying tools related to the social sciences.

The University of Hawaii will be key in devising Jetstream science and engineering support, particularly in steering Jetstream strategies to aid researchers and educators in states that receive relatively little NSF funding. In addition, the University of Hawaii and Jetstream will collaborate to support oceanography and genomics research.

Vendor partners

Dell provided the hardware for Jetstream, including two homogenous clusters at Indiana University and TACC with a test environment at the University of Arizona.