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IT and storage solutions for your research project

The RDM Support team is here to assist you in finding the right IT and storage solutions for your research project. The SDU recommended options you have for storing data are described in this PDF.
More advice and recommendations on dealing with your research data are available here on the SDUnet internal “Data protection at SDU” page.

High performance computing (HPC) at SDU

SDU eScience Center aim to make High Performance Computing (HPC) available to both experienced and novice users. The eScience Center is therefore incredibly excited to introduce a new major UCloud release, which offers some of the most requested features for collaboration.
All researchers affiliated with the Danish universities and the Royal Danish Library can get access and use the ABACUS2.0 supercomputer under the same conditions.

  • To request access, please fill out the Account Request Form.
  • Proposers for any kind of allocation schemes must hold at least the position of postdoc within their institution.
  • PhD students request access in consultation with, and under the auspices of, their supervisor.
  • Users are billed according to how many node hours they could be allocated on ABACUS2.0.

Working with sensitive data

There is a big difference between working with sensitive data and not. Make sure that you choose an approved solution for sensitive data. SDU recommended storage solutions and the limitations of each option are described in this PDF.

IT services at SDU have also prepared this guide on “How to store personal data at SDU”.
To get more support with your sensitive data, see the RDM-support page on GDPR and legal issues for more information. Or go here for guides on how personal data is handled at the Health Sciences (SUND) faculty.


If you have any questions regarding IT and storage solutions for your research project, you can contact the SDU RDM-support team by e-mail at or contact the RDM Support team member for IT services: Erik B. Madsen or the eScience center: Bjørn Høj Jakobsen directly.

Last Updated 16.02.2021