Welcome to Nero GCP
Nero GCP is a shared Big Data Computing Platform specifically designed for High Risk Data. Nero was developed in collaboration with the School of Medicine (SOM) and Stanford Research Computing.
Benefits of Nero GCP:
Security: using Nero GCP streamlines the Data Risk Assessment process, as it is already compliant with Stanford’s minimum security requirements for hosting High Risk Data.
Cost: significant savings due to Stanford’s preferred pricing with Google Cloud Platform.
Tools: common tools such as Jupyter, R, Python, SAS, and Stata, in addition to Big Query, Cloud Storage, Compute Engine, and other cloud tools.
Support: Stanford Research Computing offers onboarding, training, and 1:1 support
Nero is available to any team led by a researcher with Principal Investigator privileges at Stanford (e.g.: faculty, or researchers with a PI waiver) working with high-risk data.