Research Virtual Machine Service

Available Standard Images

Available Images

Currently only one standard image is available, based on Scientific Linux (the EPS image).

Scientific Linux Image

Basic Specification

64-bit Scientific Linux or Ubuntu LTS. Please contact us for the versions available – we update the default version of our images

1 CPU, 1Gb RAM, Virtual disk 10Gb divided as follows:

/ 3Gb
/boot 500Mb
/tmp 1Gb
/var 1Gb

leaving 2.5Gb of disk space available for increasing the size of the above partitions. The spare 3GB could be added to the root partition to assist with software installation, for example.


For security, full details of the Scientific Linux image (login rqd) are only available to nominated vm owners and administrators.

Last modified on September 29, 2020 at 10:44 am by George Leaver