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Resources & Services

Consulting & Expert Services

SDSC staff have expertise in many cyberinfrastructure areas and often are available to provide their skills to projects, collaborations and proposals with their UCSD colleagues. This expertise can be in the form of programming and staff support, managing a software stack, advanced expertise and many others. Some examples include:

  • Interface/Portal development (GUI, Web-based)
  • Database and/or data management support (e.g., Schema design, management, tuning)
  • Scientific programming/modeling
  • Visualization (scientific, medical, etc.)
  • Managing a software stack (builds, revision control)
  • Software tailoring (e.g. porting code, scripting)
  • Software parallelization/optimization for clusters
  • Editing & Writing
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Education programs
  • Scientific workflows
  • Real-time streaming data applications
  • Data mining and analytics
  • System, network, and security design and administation
  • Data preservation environments

Pricing for Expert Services

Service General Cost Components


Consulting and Labor Assistance

$85/hr. for IT Systems, Security, Networking, Storage, Web, Database, and User Services consulting. Various other domain specialties.

* Rates listed are only applicable for UC-internal customers. External rates will include applicable University overhead costs.

For more information, please contact services@sdsc.edu