Next-level research capabilities

Since its inception in 2014, the Jetstream system has given thousands of U.S. researchers access to a powerful cloud-based environment—all from a laptop or iPad—allowing them to explore and understand immense amounts of data. Today, Jetstream is part of the COVID-19 HPC Consortium, offering resources in support of research related to finding a cure for the pandemic. The opportunities for research using Jetstream2 are limitless.

Dave Hancock

Through the use of virtual infrastructure, we will be able to provide more access to high-end technologies to enable deep learning and artificial intelligence techniques.

David Y. Hancock, Jetstream2 principal investigator

How to cite Jetstream, Jetstream2, and related services

For papers, presentations, and other publications that feature work that relied on these systems, please cite them as indicated on this page.

David Y. Hancock, Jeremy Fischer, John Michael Lowe, Winona Snapp-Childs, Marlon Pierce, Suresh Marru, J. Eric Coulter, Matthew Vaughn, Brian Beck, Nirav Merchant, Edwin Skidmore, and Gwen Jacobs. 2021. “Jetstream2: Accelerating cloud computing via Jetstream.” In Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC ’21). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 11, 1–8. DOI:


Timothy J. Boerner, Stephen Deems, Thomas R. Furlani, Shelley L. Knuth, and John Towns. 2023. ACCESS: Advancing Innovation: NSF’s Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support. “In Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC ’23)”, July 23–27, 2023, Portland, OR, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 4 pages.

In addition, please include the name of the resource and the following acknowledgment:

This work used [resource-name] at [resource provider] through allocation [allocation number] from the Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Coordination Ecosystem: Services & Support (ACCESS) program, which is supported by National Science Foundation grants #2138259, #2138286, #2138307, #2137603, and #2138296

Stewart, C.A., Cockerill, T.M., Foster, I., Hancock, D., Merchant, N., Skidmore, E., Stanzione, D., Taylor, J., Tuecke, S., Turner, G., Vaughn, M., and Gaffney, N.I., “Jetstream: a self-provisioned, scalable science and engineering cloud environment.” 2015, In Proceedings of the 2015 XSEDE Conference: Scientific Advancements Enabled by Enhanced Cyberinfrastructure. St. Louis, Missouri. ACM: 2792774. p. 1-8. DOI:


John Towns, Timothy Cockerill, Maytal Dahan, Ian Foster, Kelly Gaither, Andrew Grimshaw, Victor Hazlewood, Scott Lathrop, Dave Lifka, Gregory D. Peterson, Ralph Roskies, J. Ray Scott, Nancy Wilkins-Diehr, “XSEDE: Accelerating Scientific Discovery,” Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.16, no. 5, pp. 62–74, Sept.–Oct. 2014. DOI:

For those wishing to acknowledge ECSS support, cite the two publications for Jetstream and include the following acknowledgement:

“We thank [consultant name(s)] for [his/her/their] assistance with [describe tasks such as porting, optimization, visualization, etc.], which was made possible through the XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Service (ECSS) program.”

If you have worked with the Science Gateways Community Institute, learn how to cite SGCI in your publications.

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