ARDC Nectar Research Cloud

The Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) Nectar Cloud provides computing infrastructure, software and services that allow Australia’s research community to store, access, and run data, remotely, rapidly and autonomously.

Nectar Cloud’s self-service structure allows users to access their own data at any time and collaborate with others from their desktop in a fast and efficient way. Nectar cloud provides free project trials with two virtual machines for 3 months. If you require more resource you can apply for an allocation through the merit allocation process.

To find out more you can visit the following sites:

  1. Home page for Nectar Cloud -
  2. Instant access to the Nectar Cloud
  3. Nectar Cloud Tutorials

These services are provided external to the University of Adelaide. Consequently researchers will need to contact Nectar Support by sending an email via the Nectar Support page at the following link .

The ARDC Nectar Cloud is one of a number of different research computing options available to researchers at the University. For further information on selecting the best HPC option for your research, visit: High Performance Computing Options.