Ohio State Azure Offers Resources for Researchers

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Microsoft Azure is a private and public cloud platform that provides a set of services that allow you to build, manage and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favorite tools and frameworks.
Ohio State Azure services are available to Ohio State employees.  
Azure for Research offers focused services and offerings. Here are a few that researchers have found helpful:
  • The Azure Hour team is a Microsoft Teams team where we maintain a number of different materials and artifacts.  Most importantly, it provides a place where you can interact with the Microsoft coordinators and your EDU peers who are also part of the team. Joining the team requires you to register using the link below.  It may take a few days before you are registered as we manually go through each request to ensure only EDU customers are admitted.  Request to join the Azure Hour Customer Team.
  • Office Hours Communities are an interactive way to ask questions, get new ideas, and learn from your peers. Join these calls if you have a question or blocker, need guidance for your deployment, and/or want to interact, learn, and share with your peers. Communities include:
    • Data & AI (Tuesdays, 3-4 p.m.) is for education customers interested in adopting or supporting data, analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions. Register for the Data and AI Community.
    • Azure for Research (Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m.) is for education customers who are moving or creating research workloads in Azure. Learn about compliance, Azure tools, and templates to create secure enclaves. Register for the Azure for Research Community
    • Security (every other Wednesday, 3-4 p.m.) is for education customers who want to learn more about Microsoft’s security solutions.  This community is a bit different than the others because the technologies are not focused solely on Azure. Learn about all things Microsoft security and ask your questions.  Register for the Security Community.
    • Azure Virtual Desktop (Thursdays, 2-3 p.m.) is for education customers looking at, deploying or supporting VDI scenarios in Azure including Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, and Azure Lab Services in addition to partner solutions such as Citrix on AVD, VMWare on AVD, CloudJumper, and Nerdio.  Register for the Azure Hour for Education.
  • Interested in Reviewing Past Sessions? If you'd like to see what these communities have discussed in the past, you can review recorded sessions, which are listed by category.
    • Please note you cannot access this material unless you are an active member of the corresponding community
  • Microsoft Research Webinars
  • Microsoft Research Events and Conferences
  • Microsoft Research News and Awards
  • Microsoft Research Publications Index
  • Microsoft Learn modules and learning paths for supportive research architecture
  • Get Started with High-Performance Computing (HPC) on Azure
  • GitHub - Azure/azurehpc is a repository that provides easy automation scripts for building an HPC environment in Azure. It also includes examples to build an e2e environment and run some of the key HPC benchmarks and applications

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