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NITRC Computational Environment

NITRC-CE is a virtual computing platform pre-configured with many neuroimaging data analysis applications. Leveraging NeuroDebian, NITRC-CE joins the family of successful NITRC services starting with the flagship, NITRC-Resources, the "go to" place for neuroimaging tools and resources. NITRC Image Repository offers a select set of community-generated neuroimaging data sets, while this service, NITRC Computational Environment, offers the convenience of cloud-based computing against NITRC-IR data sets or your data sets. We welcome any suggestions on how to improve this service to make it a user ...  Read more


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Latest Version
v0.37-1

Base Operating System
Linux/Unix, Ubuntu 12.04

Delivery Method
64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI) (Learn more)

Support

AWS Services Required
Amazon EC2, Amazon EBS

Highlights
  • Need resources on demand to compute against your neuroimaging data? Tired of fighting for institutional compute resources and just need to get the compute done? Use NITRC-CE!
  • Need access to the most popular neuroimaging analysis tools? Each release has more of the most popular neuroimaging tools, check our User Guide for a complete listing of installed packages. Use these resources separately, or pipeline them; we're agnostic!
  • Need access to the most popular community-generated and curated neuroimaging analysis data sets? Access NITRC-IR and compute against them on NITRC-CE, the newest scientific computing environment!

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Product Description

NITRC-CE is a virtual computing platform pre-configured with many neuroimaging data analysis applications. Leveraging NeuroDebian, NITRC-CE joins the family of successful NITRC services starting with the flagship, NITRC-Resources, the "go to" place for neuroimaging tools and resources. NITRC Image Repository offers a select set of community-generated neuroimaging data sets, while this service, NITRC Computational Environment, offers the convenience of cloud-based computing against NITRC-IR data sets or your data sets. We welcome any suggestions on how to improve this service to make it a user friendly tool for neuroscientists to easily and cost-effectively compute against data sets.

Product Details

Version: v0.37-1
Available on AWS Marketplace Since: 01/02/2013
Note: Always ensure your operating system is current for your needs.

Usage Instructions

To configure NITRC-CE, use a web browser to access the admin interface at http://<instance ip address>/ replace the <instance ip address> with the actual ip address of the running EC2 instance. You will then be able to choose a username and password for your account.

Additional instructions are available from the administration web page.

Support Details

NITRC Computational Environment
Support is provided in a public forum on the NITRC-R website.

AWS Infrastructure

AWS Support is a one-on-one, fast-response support channel that is staffed 24x7x365 with experienced and technical support engineers. The service helps customers of all sizes and technical abilities to successfully utilize the products and features provided by Amazon Web Services. Learn more

Refund Policy

You may cancel your NITRC-CE environment at any time.

End User License Agreement

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Pricing Details
For region
EC2 charges for Micro instances are free for up to 750 hours a month if you qualify for the AWS Free Tier. See details.
Hourly Fees
Total hourly fees will vary by instance type and EC2 region.
EBS General Purpose (SSD) volumes
You are charged once a month for both the space and performance that you reserve. Please visit the EBS pricing for more details.

Assumes On-Demand EC2 pricing
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Data Transfer Fees not included
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Recent Product Reviews

07/13/2013
Works well

Everything works well but it's not quite "easy to use" yet. FTP ports should be opened by default (20-21...
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05/18/2013
How to Use for Neuroimaging

A how to guide is here (which is a good thing otherwise I'd be confused about how to use AWS): http://www.nitrc.or...
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01/29/2013
worked as advertised

This is a very nice resource and should help people get going on use of AWS for their neuroimage analysis tasks. I w...
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