EGI Virtual Organisation for arts and humanities:

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The goal of this Virtual Organisation (VO) is to foster arts and humanities research and collaborations, taking advantage of the EGI Infrastructure. The VO operates as part of the EGI infrastructure and is open for researchers, research projects and research groups/communities from the arts and humanities disciplines. The VO has been setup by the DARIAH Competence Centre of the EGI-Engage project. Further information about the Competence Centre is available at

Acceptable use policy

This Acceptable Use Policy applies to all members of the "" Virtual Organisation, hereafter referred to as the VO, with reference to use of the EGI Infrastructure. Members of the EGI-Engage Competence Centre ( owns and gives authority to this policy. The goal of the VO is to foster arts and humanities research and collaborations, taking advantage of the EGI Infrastructure.

Members and Managers of the VO agree to be bound by the Acceptable Use Policy (, VO Security Policy and other relevant EGI Policies and Procedures [1], and to use the EGI Infrastructure only in the furtherance of the stated goal of the VO.


How to register

Currently registration is not open for the wide audiance inside the A&H community, as access to the VO's services will be implemented through dedicated science gateways. In the meantime, VO manager can access the VO's services, and science gateway providers/developer can register through the VO enrollment URL.

VO Managers

The VO Managers are:

  • Giuseppe La Rocca <> (EGI Foundation)
  •  FARKAS Zoltán <> (MTA SZTAKI)

Resources in the VO

Current available resources in the VO

1.) INFN-CATANIA-STACK site capacity:

   OCCI Endpoint:
   Status: Certified
   Number of Virtual CPU cores: 20 
   Memory: 50GB
   Scratch/ephemeral storage: 1TB
   Public IP addresses: 10
   Access type: Opportunistic
   Middleware: Openstack 
   Listing available resource(s) templates:

2.) INFN-BARI site capacity:

   Number of Virtual CPU cores: 10 
   Memory: 20GB
   Scratch/ephemeral storage: 1TB
   Max number of instances: 7VM
   Public IP address: 7
   Access type: Opportunistic
   Middleware: Openstack

How to join with new resources to the VO

Integration with DARIAH requires a working OpenStack/OpenNebula installation as a pre-requirements. The complete documentation to integrate a new OpenStack/OpenNebula resource with FedCloud is available at this url [1].

As soon as the new cloud resource is certified and integrated to configure the DARIAH VO, please follow the instructions in this wiki [2]. The settings for the DARIAH VO can be found in the Operations Portal [3].

As last step, the new resource has to configure the vmcatcher handler to subscribe the VO-wide image lists for the DARIAH VO [4] and download all the available VAs.






There is a generic e-mail list provided for any topic related to the VO (operations, user support, VO users, security): Please contact the VO through this e-mail address.