cPouta - Services for Research
With cPouta you can quickly deploy self-administered infrastructure using a simple user interface. cPouta is based on the open source cloud software called OpenStack. Your data in cPouta is stored in Finland.
cPouta is a generic service which can be used for most tasks. You can use cPouta to build your own service, do a quick test, have a development platform, build a data processing pipeline, or any other purpose you can think of.
You can use the cPouta web interface through a web browser and through a set of APIs which allow programmatic management of resources. In order to access and use this service, you need a CSC user account.
- High performance computing with superior flexibility and user experience via Infrastructure-as-a-Service
- Accessing, using and managing virtualized infrastructure through a self-service model
- Full control over the resources you deploy (virtual machines, storage, and networks)
- A variety of resources: internet-accessible virtual machines, block devices, virtual networks, floating IP addresses, high performance computing and GPUs, and so on