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Value Storage

Value Storage Overview

Self-managed storage for sensitive and non-sensitive UVA data

Best For:

  • Expert users who can manage and backup their own data
  • Storing sensitive and non-sensitive UVA data

Space:

  • 1-5 TB (1000-5000 GB) increments

Help:

  • No ITS support provided

Value Storage Options

Academic Value Storage (for All Users)

  • Non-sensitive data only
  • $90 per TB ($0.09 per GB), per year
  • No data recovery
  • Purchase in 1 TB (1000 GB) increments
  • UNIX file system and smb access
  • No snapshots, replication, or backups

Request or Modify Storage

Research Value NAS Storage (for Researchers Only)

  • $45 per TB ($0.045 per GB), per year
  • Sensitive & non-sensitive data
  • Purchase in 5 TB (5000 GB) increments
  • Vetting required for access
  • UNIX file system and smb access
  • No snapshots, replication, or backups

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Request or Modify Storage

Research Value Object Storage (for Researchers Only)

IN BETA MODE
  • $30 per TB ($0.03 per GB), per year
  • Non-sensitive data only
  • Purchase in 5 TB (5000 GB) increments
  • Vetting required for access
  • Simple web interface access
  • No snapshots, replication, or backups

Learn more from CADRE
Request or Modify Storage

Have More Questions?

Contact the UVA Help Desk.

Technical Details

Academic Value Storage

  • Permissions for User Management
    • cifs/smb: unix, no ntfs
  • Group Administration
    • UNIX — MyGroups (defines a list of computing IDs and access roles)
  • URLs by Security Zone
    • Standard (non-sensitive data)
      • \\ionic.storage.virginia.edu\<share> (For Windows)
      • smb://ionic.storage.virginia.edu/<share> (For Mac)
      • ionic.storage.virginia.edu:/avalxxx (For NFS)

Research Value NAS Storage

  • Permissions for User Management
    • cifs/smb: unix, no ntfs
  • Group Administration
    • UNIX — MyGroups (defines a list of computing IDs and access roles)
  • URLs by Security Zone
    • Standard (non-sensitive data)
      • \\sammas.storage.virginia.edu\<share> (For Windows)
      • smb://sammas.storage.virginia.edu/<share> (For Mac)
      • sammas.storage.virginia.edu:/volxxx (For NFS)
    • Joint VPN (sensitive data)
      • \\galen.storage.virginia.edu\<share> (For Windows)
      • smb://galen.storage.virginia.edu/<share> (For Mac)
      • galen.storage.virginia.edu:/volxxx (For NFS)

Research Value Object Storage

  • Permissions for User Management
    • ACLs
  • Group Administration
    • UVA computing ID
  • URLs by Security Zone
    • Standard (non-sensitive data)
      • https://swift.storage.virginia.edu/console

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