Category: cloud computing

January 26, 2022

Read how cloud computing can help us prepare for future disasters

UW Medicine researchers used cloud computing to speed the response to COVID-19 in vulnerable populations with methods that can be used to tackle other disasters.

August 23, 2021

Embrace the cloud on Sept. 1 at the TechConnect Conference

Learn about benefits and pitfalls of using cloud infrastructure and services at this session that’s part of the TechConnect Conference on Sept. 1-2. In this session, presenters will review three types of cloud services — public, private and hybrid.

August 16, 2021

Rev up your classes with Jupyter Notebook

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UW-IT’s JupyterHub services, which allow faculty to bring the full power of cloud computing into the classroom, is available at no cost to the UW community. The service provides access to custom Python and R programming environments through your students’ browsers. Ideal for distributing assignments and lab work, the service also eliminates software installation and…

August 4, 2021

Join UW cloud research experts at major computing conference

Image of ethernet cords plugging into a cloud.

A new virtual conference Aug. 10-12 explores the benefits of migrating your research to the public cloud, with key presentations by UW experts. Sign up now to learn about successful case studies in areas like neuroscience, wildfire modeling, public transit, genome analysis, mental health support and other key topics.

October 28, 2020

UW researcher uses power of cloud computing to learn about climate change

Learn how UW researcher Catherine Kuhn is using Big Data and cloud computing to learn what the color of a lake might tell us about climate change.

June 12, 2020

Courses can help you get started with cloud computing

Two Computer Scientists Choose Between Printed Circuit Boards

Strengthen your research skills with cloud computing through upcoming classes for Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.

December 19, 2019

New funding to increase student access to cloud computing for data-driven research

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Students now will have even more access to powerful cloud computing resources to support their research, with more than $45,000 awarded to the Research Computing Club for cloud computing from the Student Technology Fee. Find out how to apply for cloud computing credits, and more about access to Hyak, UW’s shared supercomputing cluster, too.

October 18, 2019

Declassified spy photos help UW researcher quantify glacier losses in the Northwest

David Shean working with glacier in background

UW researcher David Shean is using cloud computing, declassified spy photos, and other tools to understand how glaciers are responding to climate change — and how to prepare the millions who might be impacted by these changes. Read how he does his work. Read how he does his work.