Whether you are new to the cloud, or you consider yourself an expert, we encourage you to apply for a free Google cloud credits that we provide to our users to support cancer imaging research projects that work with Imaging Data Commons. All reasonable requests will receive a $300 allocation of credits that do not expire, and we will not require you to provide a credit card information to verify your identity. All you have to do is fill out and submit this application form.
You are also encouraged to review the slides in the following presentation that provides an introduction into GCE, and shares some best practices the its usage.
Google Cloud platform provides a range of solutions to better understand and analyze data hosted by IDC. Depending on what you want to do (see the range of options here), you may need to complete one or more of the following steps below.
Depending on your situation, you can consider the following mechanisms to support your work on the cloud:
Take advantage of a one-time $300 Google Credit (note that you will need to provide credit card information for verifying you are a real person - you won’t be charged unless you manually upgrade to a paid account)