ARDC Infrastructure Discovery Report: Global Experiences Digital Research Infrastructure Federations

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The national OpenStack federation (the ARDC Nectar / Australian Research Cloud + Core Services) has been an outstanding success. It is both a horizontal federation and a global innovator. The purpose of this project was to amass evidence across a spectrum of organisations including universities, research organisations, and communities to determine:
the meaning of digital federations, the role of digital federations, and the relationship between federation, capacity, governance and impact.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
Commissioning bodyAustralian Research Data Commons Ltd
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 5 Dec 2019


  • open stack
  • kubernetes
  • research cloud
  • HPC

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