At AAU we offer different types of software and platforms to researchers. Generally, those can be split into the following:

  • Software available for download and execution at your own equipment
  • Remote cloud services with software available through a browser, terminal window or remote desktop

The list below contains a mix of both specific software and general platforms. For each we indicate the name of the software and/or solution and in brackets the platform.

The main systems that are available:

High Performance Computing (HPC) Resources - Terms and conditions


[+] AdapterRemoval (UCloud)

AdapterRemoval searches for and removes remnant adapter sequences from High-Throughput Sequencing (HTS) data and (optionally) trims low quality bases from the 3 end of reads following adapter removal. AdapterRemoval can analyze both single end and paired end data, and can be used to merge overlapping paired-ended reads into (longer) consensus sequences. Additionally, AdapterRemoval can construct a consensus adapter sequence for paired-ended reads, if which this information is not available.

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[+] Adobe (AAU Software license)

AAU offers access to Adobe Acrobat Pro for staff. Furthermore there are procurement contracts for utilizing Adobe Creative Cloud products.

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[+] AI Cloud (CLAAUDIA)

The AI Cloud of CLAAUDIA consists of a large capacity of GPU based computer power that can be utilized to make AI based calculations. The service offers access to frameworks like Tensorflow, pyTouch etc.

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[+] ANSYS (UCloud)

ANSYS is a general nonlinear multiphysics software offering structural and thermodynamic analysis, continuum flow analysis, analysis of electrostatic and electromagnetic fields and acoustic analysis.

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[+] ArcGIS products from Esri (AAU software license)

ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information maintained by the Environmental Systems Research Institute (Esri). It is used for creating and using maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and discovering geographic information, using maps and geographic information in a range of applications, and managing geographic information in a database.

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[+] Archiver (UCloud)

This utility is used to submit a batch job that creates a compressed archive file of one or more folders stored on UCloud. Input folders must be added with the parameter Select additional folders to use. All mounted folders will be compressed into one single archive file.

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[+] BCL2FASTQ (UCloud)

The bcl2fastq conversion software both demultiplexes data and converts BCL files generated by Illumina sequencing systems to standard FASTQ file formats for downstream analysis.

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[+] BEDTools (UCloud)

BEDTools is a toolset for a wide-range of genomics analysis tasks. The most widely-used tools enable genome arithmetic: that is, set theory on the genome. For example, bedtools allows one to intersect, merge, count, complement, and shuffle genomic intervals from multiple files in widely-used genomic file formats such as BAM, BED, GFF/GTF, VCF. While each individual tool is designed to do a relatively simple task (e.g., intersect two interval files), quite sophisticated analyses can be conducted by combining multiple bedtools operations on the UNIX command line.

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[+] BURAI (UCloud)

BURAI is a GUI system for Quantum ESPRESSO. Depending on the program used and the required resources, users need to set the parameters in the Run a job window.

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[+] Cell Ranger (UCloud)

Cell Ranger is a toolset of analysis pipelines from 10X Genomics that process Chromium single-cell RNA-seq output to align reads, generate feature-barcode matrices and perform clustering and gene expression analysis.

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[+] CentOS (UCloud)

Interactive CentOS virtual desktop environment, terminal and browsers.

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[+] Charticulator (UCloud)

Charticulator is a new charting tool that allows you to design charts by interactively specifying constraints.

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[+] Computerome 2.0 (DTU)

HPC facility. Please observe that requests for access must go through CLAAUDIA at the moment

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[+] COMSOL (UCloud)

COMSOL Multiphysics is a cross-platform finite element analysis, solver and multiphysics simulation software. It allows conventional physics-based user interfaces and coupled systems of partial differential equations. COMSOL provides an IDE and unified workflow for electrical, mechanical, fluid, acoustics and chemical applications.COMSOL Multiphysics is a cross-platform finite element analysis, solver and multiphysics simulation software. It allows conventional physics-based user interfaces and coupled systems of partial differential equations (PDEs). COMSOL provides an IDE and unified workflow for electrical, mechanical, fluid, acoustics, and chemical applications.

Be aware of obtaining a license
To utilize COMSOL in UCloud, you must make a project application. View help pages for more information on how to create a project application. The number COMSOL licenses needed is selected when you apply for the project. For personal projects you apply for one license.
Once the project application is submitted it will go through fast review process at CLAAUDIA.

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[+] COMSOL Multiphysics (Strato Cloud)

COMSOL Multiphysics is a cross-platform finite element analysis, solver and multiphysics simulation software. It allows conventional physics-based user interfaces and coupled systems of partial differential equations (PDEs). COMSOL provides an IDE and unified workflow for electrical, mechanical, fluid, acoustics, and chemical applications.

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[+] CosmoMC (UCloud)

CosmoMC is a Fortran 2008 Markov-Chain Monte-Carlo (MCMC) engine for exploring cosmological parameter space, together with Fortran and python code for analysing Monte-Carlo samples and importance sampling.

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[+] Dalton (UCloud)

The Dalton program is designed to allow convenient, automated determination of a large number of molecular properties based on an HF, HF-srDFT, DFT, MP2, CC, CI, MCSCF, or MC-srDFT reference wave function.

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[+] Dash (UCloud)

Dash is a productive Python framework for building web applications.

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[+] Django (UCloud)

Django is a Python-based web framework whose primary goal is to ease the creation of complex, database-driven websites.

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[+] DMPonline

The DMPonline platforms allows to create - and collaborate on - Data Management Plans. The systems allows for utilizing various templates for creating a data management plan that describes your data handling procedures.

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[+] Email; Outlook / Exchange (AAU)

The email platform for all staff and students.

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[+] Excel (Microsoft Office 365)

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS. It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.

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[+] FastQC (UCloud)

FastQC reads a set of sequence files and produces from each one a quality control report consisting of a number of different modules, each one of which will help to identify a different potential type of problem in your data.

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[+] FEniCS (UCloud)

The FEniCS Project is a collection of free and open-source software components with the common goal of enabling automated solution of differential equations. The components provide scientific computing tools for working with computational meshes, finite-element variational formulations of ordinary and partial differential equations, and numerical linear algebra with the high-level Python and C++ interfaces.

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[+] FileSender (DeiC)

The service allows you to transfer files by uploading them to the service. The service will then send a link offering download for the recipients. The service can also creates containers allowing people outside the organisation to send you files.

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[+] Fileshares (AAU)

Classical file shares that can be accessed through standard protocols. You can order shared drives, allowing for collaboration with others at AAU.

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[+] Forms (Microsoft Office 365)

Microsoft Forms is an online survey creator, part of Office 365.

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[+] FreeCAD (UCloud)

FreeCAD is a general-purpose parametric 3D computer-aided design (CAD) modeler and a building information modeling (BIM) software with finite element method (FEM) support. FreeCAD is intended for mechanical engineering product design but also expands to architecture or electrical engineering. Users can extend the functionality of the software using the Python programming language. Meshing tools include Gmsh and Netgen.

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[+] GenomeDK (Aarhus University)

HPC facility. Please observe that requests for access must go through CLAAUDIA at the moment

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[+] Git server (CLAAUDIA)

Standard Git server based on Gitea. You will have to contact CLAAUDIA for getting access.

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[+] GROMACS (UCloud)

GROningen MAchine for Chemical Simulations (GROMACS) is a molecular dynamics package mainly designed for simulations of proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids.

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[+] HABITUS (UCloud)

HABITUS is an implementation of the Personal Activity and Location Measurement System (PALMS), written in Python and integrated with Apache Spark for cluster-computing. The program detects personal activity patterns of individual participants wearing a GPS data logger and a physical activity monitor.

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[+] HOMER (UCloud)

HOMER (Hypergeometric Optimization of Motif EnRichment) is a suite of tools for Motif Discovery and next-gen sequencing analysis. It is a collection of command line programs for unix-style operating systems written in Perl and C++. HOMER was primarily written as a de novo motif discovery algorithm and is well suited for finding 8-20 bp motifs in large scale genomics data. HOMER contains many useful tools for analyzing ChIP-Seq, GRO-Seq, RNA-Seq, DNase-Seq, Hi-C and numerous other types of functional genomics sequencing data sets.

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[+] Intertext (UCloud)

Intertext combines machine learning with interactive data visualizations to surface intertextual patterns in large text collections. The text processing is based on min-hashing vectorized strings, and the web viewer is based on interactive React components.

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[+] JMP by SAS (AAU software license)

JMP (pronounced "jump") is a suite of computer programs for statistical analysis developed by the JMP business unit of SAS Institute.

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[+] JupyterHub (Strato Cloud)

JupyterHub is a multi-user server for Jupyter Notebooks. It is designed to support many users by spawning, managing, and proxying many singular Jupyter Notebook servers.

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[+] JupyterLab (UCloud)

JupyterLab is a web-based integrated development environment for Jupyter notebooks, code, and data. JupyterLab is flexible: the user interface can be configured and arranged to support a wide range of workflows in data science, scientific computing, and machine learning. The JupyterLab app is implemented with three starting modes, which can be selected via the Notebook parameter. Several programming language kernels are pre-loaded in the app.

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[+] Kallisto (UCloud)

Kallisto is a tool for quantifying abundances of transcripts from bulk and single-cell RNA-Seq data, or more generally of target sequences using high-throughput sequencing reads.

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[+] Keras (AI Cloud)

Keras is an abstration API for working with TensorFlow in the AI Cloud.

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[+] KNIME (UCloud)

KNIME Analytics Platform is an open source software for creating data science. KNIME integrates various components for machine learning and data mining through its modular data pipelining concept. A graphical user interface allows assembly of nodes blending different data sources, including preprocessing (ETL), for modeling, data analysis and visualization without, or with only minimal, programming.

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[+] - automated transscription service

This service is discontinued. The reason for maintaining it on the list is to make sure you can get this information.

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[+] LabVIEW (AAU software license)

Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench (LabVIEW)[1]:3 is a system-design platform and development environment for a visual programming language from National Instruments.

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[+] LAMMPS (UCloud)

Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator (LAMMPS) is a molecular dynamics program from Sandia National Laboratories. LAMMPS focus on material modeling and has potentials for solid-state materials and soft matter and coarse-grained or mesoscopic systems.

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[+] LibreOffice (UCloud)

LibreOffice is an office productivity software suite, which includes programs for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, vector graphics and flowcharts, databases, and formulae editing.

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[+] LUMI Supercomputer

LUMI pre-exascale Capability HPC. LUMI is a supercomputer in Finland. Theres both CPU and AMD GPUs in the system. Denmark is a partner in the consortium and AAU users will have compute resources on the platform. It will be accessible in 2022.

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[+] MACS2 (UCloud)

MACS2 is a model-based analysis toolset for ChIP-Seq data.

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[+] Maple (UCloud)

Maple is a symbolic and numeric computing environment as well as a multi-paradigm programming language. It covers several areas of technical computing, such as symbolic mathematics, numerical analysis, data processing, visualization, and others. Requires a license. Maple license at AAU

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[+] Maple (AAU software license)

Maple is a symbolic and numeric computing environment as well as a multi-paradigm programming language. It covers several areas of technical computing, such as symbolic mathematics, numerical analysis, data processing, visualization, and others. A toolbox, MapleSim, adds functionality for multidomain physical modeling and code generation.

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[+] MariaDB Server (UCloud)

MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system.

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[+] MATLAB (UCloud)

MATLAB is a programming platform designed for engineers and scientists. It combines a desktop environment tuned for iterative analysis and design processes with a programming language that expresses matrix and array mathematics directly.

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[+] MATLAB (AAU software license)

MATLAB (an abbreviation of "matrix laboratory") is a proprietary multi-paradigm programming language and numerical computing environment developed by MathWorks. MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages.

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[+] MinIO (UCloud)

MinIO is a high-performance object storage suite, which can store unstructured data such as photos, videos, log files, backups and container images. The maximum size of an object is 5TB. MinIO allows to create storage buckets to upload large datasets on UCloud and share files with external collaborators.

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[+] Mongo Express (UCloud)

Mongo Express is a web-based MongoDB admin interface. The Mongo Express client must be connected to a MongoDB server running inside another application deployed on UCloud.

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[+] MySQL Server (UCloud)

MySQL is an open-source relational database management system based on SQL - Structured Query Language.

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[+] Nbgrader (UCloud)

Nbgrader app is a JupyterHub based application with nbgrader configured in order to facilitate the creation and grading of assignments via Jupyter notebook. It allows instructors to easily create notebook-based assignments that include both coding exercises and written free-responses. Nbgrader also provides a streamlined interface for quickly grading completed assignments.

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[+] NetLogo (UCloud)

NetLogo is a multi-agent programmable modeling environment used by students, teachers, and researchers worldwide.

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[+] Neuroimaging Toolbox (UCloud)

The Neuroimaging Toolbox is a collection of utilities for the analysis of neuroimaging data. The app is deployed as a virtual desktop environment.

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[+] Nextflow (UCloud)

Nextflow is a bioinformatics workflow management system that enables the development of scalable and reproducible scientific workflows. It supports deploying workflows on a variety of execution platforms. It allows the adaptation of pipelines written in the most common scripting languages.

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[+] nf-core (UCloud)

nf-core is a collection of analysis pipelines built using Nextflow.

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[+] NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit and equipment

AAU have bought a batch of NVIDIA Jetson Nano devices to facilitate researchers and students an easy, intuitive way to get started with AI. You borrow the devices through CLAAUDIA.

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[+] NVivo (AAU software license)

NVivo is a qualitative data analysis (QDA) computer software package produced by QSR International. NVivo helps qualitative researchers to organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured or qualitative data like interviews, open-ended survey responses, journal articles, social media and web content, where deep levels of analysis on small or large volumes of data are required.

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[+] Office 365 (Microsoft)

Office 365 is the portal for access to both online and downloadable versions of various software products from Microsoft. This also includes storage facilities like SharePoint (utilized by eg. Teams) and OneDrive.

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[+] OmniDB (UCloud)

OmniDB is an open source browser-based app designed to access and manage many different Database Management systems, e.g. PostgreSQL, Oracle and MySQL.

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[+] OneDrive (Microsoft Office 365)

Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting service and synchronization service operated by Microsoft as part of its web version of Office.

AAU provides access to a large OneDrive drive for both students and staff at AAU.

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[+] OpenFOAM (UCloud)

OpenFOAM (Open-source Field Operation And Manipulation) is a C++ toolbox for the development of customized numerical solvers and pre-/post-processing utilities for the solution of continuum mechanics problems, including computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The main post-processing tool provided with OpenFOAM 7 is a reader module to run with ParaView 5.6.0, a visualization application.

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[+] oTree (UCloud)

oTree is a framework based on Python which allows to build: multiplayer strategy games (e.g. prisoner’s dilemma, public goods game, and auctions) controlled behavioral experiments in economics, psychology, and related fields surveys and quizzes.

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[+] Overleaf / LaTeX

Note that Overleaf is not deemed sufficient according to GDPR regulations. More about this is available on the documentation website.

Overleaf is a collaborative cloud-based LaTeX editor used for writing, editing and publishing scientific documents. It partners with a wide range of scientific publishers to provide official journal LaTeX templates, and direct submission links.

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[+] Overleaf Server (UCloud)

Overleaf is an open-source online real-time collaborative LaTeX editor.

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[+] PostgreSQL Server (UCloud)

PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system based on POSTGRES 4.2.

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[+] Power BI (Microsoft Office 365)

Power BI provides cloud-based BI (business intelligence) services, known as "Power BI Services", along with a desktop based interface, called "Power BI Desktop". It offers data warehouse capabilities including data preparation, data discovery and interactive dashboards.

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[+] Proteomics Sandbox (UCloud)

The Proteomics Sandbox is a platform optimized for software applications used in proteomics. The app is deployed as a virtual desktop environment.

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[+] PyTorch (UCloud)

PyTorch is an open source machine learning library based on the Torch library, used for applications such as computer vision and natural language processing, primarily developed by Facebook's AI Research lab.

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[+] PyTorch (AI Cloud)

PyTorch is an open source machine learning library based on the Torch library, used for applications such as computer vision and natural language processing, primarily developed by Facebook's AI Research lab.

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[+] Quantum ESPRESSO (UCloud)

Quantum ESPRESSO is an integrated suite of Open-Source computer codes for electronic-structure calculations and materials modeling at the nanoscale. It is based on density-functional theory, plane waves, and pseudopotentials. XCrySDen, a crystalline and molecular structure visualisation program, is also included.

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[+] re3data - Registry of Research Data Repositories

re3data is a global registry of research data repositories. The registry covers research data repositories from different academic disciplines. re3data presents repositories for the permanent storage and access of data sets to researchers, funding bodies, publishers and scholarly institutions. re3data aims to promote a culture of sharing, increased access and better visibility of research data.

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[+] RedCap (AAU)

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a browser-based, metadata-driven EDC software and workflow methodology for designing clinical and translational research databases.

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[+] Robot Operating System (UCloud)

The Robot Operating System (ROS) is a set of software libraries and tools for building robot applications.

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[+] RStudio (UCloud)

RStudio is an integrated development environment for R, a programming language for statistical computing and graphics.

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[+] Rsync Server (UCloud)

This application is used to deploy an rsync server, which is a utility for efficiently transferring and synchronizing files and directories between two different systems.

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[+] Salmon (UCloud)

Salmon is a wicked-fast program to produce a highly-accurate, transcript-level quantification estimates from RNA-seq data. Salmon achieves its accuracy and speed via a number of different innovations, including the use of quasi-mapping (accurate but fast-to-compute proxies for traditional read alignments), and massively-parallel stochastic collapsed variational inference. The result is a versatile tool that fits nicely into many different pipelines.

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[+] SAMtools (UCloud)

SAMtools is a suite of programs for interacting with high-throughput sequencing data.

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[+] SAS (AAU software license)

SAS (previously "Statistical Analysis System") is a statistical software suite developed by SAS Institute for data management, advanced analytics, multivariate analysis, business intelligence, criminal investigation, and predictive analytics.

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[+] SearchCLI (UCloud)

SearchCLI searches spectrum files according to search parameters using X! Tandem, MS-GF+, MS Amanda, MyriMatch, Comet, Tide, Andromeda, OMSSA, Novor and DirecTag.

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[+] Seqtk (UCloud)

Seqtk is a fast and lightweight tool for processing sequences in the FASTA or FASTQ format. It seamlessly parses both FASTA and FASTQ files which can also be optionally compressed by gzip.

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[+] SharePoint (Microsoft Office 365)

SharePoint is a web-based collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office. SharePoint is also the file system used by Microsoft Teams.

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[+] Shiny (UCloud)

Shiny allows to deploy apps and interactive documents with Shiny Server. Shiny is an R package that makes it easy to build interactive web apps straight from R. You can host standalone apps on a webpage or embed them in R Markdown documents or build dashboards. You can also extend your Shiny apps with CSS themes, htmlwidgets, and JavaScript actions.

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[+] SIESTA (UCloud)

SIESTA is a density-functional theory code which allows to perform efficient electronic structure calculations and ab initio molecular dynamics simulations of molecules and solids with the use of a basis set of strictly-localized atomic orbitals.

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[+] Snakemake (UCloud)

The Snakemake workflow management system is a tool to create reproducible and scalable data analyses. Workflows are described via a human readable, Python based language. They can be seamlessly scaled to server, cluster, grid and cloud environments, without the need to modify the workflow definition. Finally, Snakemake workflows can entail a description of required software, which will be automatically deployed to any execution environment.

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[+] SolidWorks (AAU license)

SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program.

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[+] Sophia (DTU)

HPC facility. Please observe that requests for access must go through CLAAUDIA at the moment

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[+] Spark Cluster (UCloud)

The application deploys a Spark standalone cluster.

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[+] SPSS (AAU software license)

SPSS Statistics is a software package used for interactive, or batched, statistical analysis.

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[+] STAR (UCloud)

Spliced Transcripts Alignment to a Reference (STAR) is a fast RNA-Seq read mapper, with support for splice-junction and fusion read detection.

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[+] Stata (UCloud)

Stata is a general-purpose statistical software for data science that enables users to analyze, manage, and produce graphical visualizations of data. It is primarily used by researchers in the fields of economics, biomedicine, and political science to examine data patterns.

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[+] STATA (AAU license)

Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package created in 1985 by StataCorp. Most of its users work in research, especially in the fields of economics, sociology, political science, biomedicine, and epidemiology. Stata's capabilities include data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, regression, and custom programming. It also has a system to disseminate user-written programs that lets it grow continuously.

The name Stata is a syllabic abbreviation of the words statistics and data.

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[+] Strato Cloud (CLAAUDIA)

The Strato Cloud is a platform for running virtual machines based on pre-made or individual images. An image is a pre-configured package of software and configuration that you 'spin up' in the cloud.

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[+] Streamlit (UCloud)

Streamlit is an open-source Python library that makes it easy to build beautiful custom web-apps for machine learning and data science.

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[+] Subversion (SVN)

Subversion is a version control system that keeps track of changes made to files and folders (directories), facilitating data recovery and providing a history of the changes that have been made over time.

As a supplement to the basic IT services that ITS provides, you have the oppertunity to get access to a Subversion (SVN) server.

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[+] SurveyXact (AAU)

You can use the platform to create questionnaire-based surveys and analyse the data collected through such surveys both for research, teaching and administrative purposes.

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[+] Teams (Microsoft Office 365)

Teams offers workspace, chat and videoconferencing, file storage and application integration.

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[+] TensorFlow (UCloud)

TensorFlow is an open-source software library for numerical computation using data flow graphs. Nodes in the graph represent mathematical operations, while the graph edges represent the multidimensional data arrays (tensors) that flow between them. This flexible architecture lets you deploy computation to one or more CPUs or GPUs in a desktop, server, or mobile device without rewriting code.

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[+] TensorFlow (AI Cloud)

TensorFlow is a free and open-source software library for machine learning. It can be used across a range of tasks but has a particular focus on training and inference of deep neural networks. Tensorflow is a symbolic math library based on dataflow and differentiable programming.

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[+] Terminal (UCloud)

Web terminal window based on ttyd command-line tool. This interactive application can be used to install new software and to run scripts at UCloud

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[+] TRACER (UCloud)

TRACER is a suite of 700 algorithms, whose features can be combined to create the optimal formula for detecting those words, sentences and ideas that have been reused across texts. TRACER is designed to facilitate research in text reuse detection and many have made use of it to identify plagiarism in a text, as well as verbatim and near verbatim quotations, paraphrase and even allusions. The thousands of feature combinations that TRACER supports allow to investigate not only contemporary texts, but also complex historical texts where reuse is harder to spot.

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[+] Ubuntu (Strato Cloud)

Ubuntu environment with access from terminal and remote desktop.

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[+] Ubuntu (UCloud)

Interactive Ubuntu virtual desktop environment, terminal and browsers.

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[+] uCloud (DK national HPC type-1 consortia)

UCloud is a platform hosted at SDU, but is part of the Danish national HPC landscape. The service is available to researchers at AAU. You have two ways of access.
a. Use the service as is. You have a limited amount of funds available.
b. Apply for a project during the portal. You need to specify; a budget for storage and compute power. Your request will be handled by the CLAAUDIA team.

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[+] VBN

VBN is the institutional repository for AAU that enables researchers to register and expose projects, research outputs, instruments etc.

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[+] Virtual environments - dedicated VMware server (AAU)

Based on this service, we can provide a virtual environment that looks like a single physical machine, but it it actually based on a pool of shared resources like RAM, CPU's and hard drives.

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[+] VMware (AAU license)

Via a joint license, various VMware related software products are available to staff and students at AAU.

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[+] Voilà (UCloud)

Charticulator enables you to create bespoke and reusable chart layouts without writing any code.

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[+] Voilà (UCloud)

Voilà converts a Jupyter Notebook into an interactive dashboard that allows you to share your work with others. It is secure and customizable, giving you control over what your readers experience.

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[+] Voyant Server (UCloud)

Voyant Server is a standalone version of the Voyant Tools server, i.e. a web-based text reading and analysis environment. It is a scholarly project that is designed to facilitate reading and interpretive practices for digital humanities students and scholars as well as for the general public.

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[+] WorkZone

WorkZone is the journalizing system at AAU that supports keeping emails, documents etc safe in logical structures of cases. Using WorkZone is part of being compliant with The Public Administration Act and is mandatory in many workflows when dealing with documentation for projects etc.

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