HUNT Compute

Scalable, virtual machines for flexible data analysis.

We believe that information should be analysed to the widest possible extend to generate the widest possible set of knowledge.

We offer Linux-based virtual machines with varying size and memory capacity that is safely deployed within segregated lab spaces.

More on our virtual machine types here.


This is our managed virtual machines.

We deploy these as our lab's home-nodes. We pre-configure the virtual machines with lab users, storage volumes, and basic  software so our researchers can use their precious time focusing on analysis right away.

Lab owners specify the machine type and the size of their default storage volumes that is right for their workloads.

The lab users have privileges to install software, and the responsibility to update and restart the machines in accordance with their work schedule.


This is our unmanaged virtual machines.

Lab owners specify how many machines they need, which machine types they need, and how much storage each machine should have. We then deploy these with a clean operating system.

Researchers have full administrator privileges to themselves install the computational environment of their choice, and the full responsibility for the maintenance.

This setup is aimed to give researcher a high degree of flexibility to run, manage and orchestrate everything from single virtual machines for customized analysis and containers to large-scale virtual cluster systems.


We use live migration technology. This aim to move your virtual machine to a nearby host while the underlying host machine undergo maintenance. Our goal is that you should not have to turn off or reboot your virtual machine during infrastructure maintenance.


Please contact us for further information on our compute services.

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