SDDS is funded by a combination of state and federal funding: FY18 SD Board of Regents Research and Development Innovation award, and National Science Foundation Campus Cyberinfrastructure award OAC-1659282.
Slated for production in 2018, SDDS will provide over 600TB of capacity (expandable to over 3PB with current technology), across two service tiers. The Sharing Tier provides high-reliability, high-availability, network-accessible storage for research requiring persistent access to large quantities of data. The Archival Tier provides long-term offsite archival-grade storage. SDDS will serve all faculty, staff, postdocs, students, and graduate students in South Dakota. The Globus data management platform will provide access to all SDDS systems, allowing data transfer, sharing, archival, and publication.