ARC Object Storage

Collaboration Computing & Cloud Storage FIPPA Compliant

Big Data, Large Storage, and Object Storage


UBC ARC Chinook is a new object storage platform, available to UBC researchers by application. With an initial 5 PB of storage, Chinook is an integral part of UBC’s efforts to significantly increase storage capacity to meet the immediate needs of UBC researchers and supplement the storage resources available through the national platforms.

Who can use it

Authorized Students, Faculty



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Used to retain/retrieve large portions of research data; Accessed via Globus; Available to faculty and Principal Investigators; Apply online; Consultations given through ARC team

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Amazon S3, and similar services

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Last updated: 2024-03-13 09:13

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