Data storage services
We provide our customers different data storage services. Most important services are Ida storage service and storage services in computing environment.
Data storage in computing environmentsYou can store your data in six different places: home directory, work directory, meta-computer’s work directory, temporary directory, project directory, and archive server. The best location for storing your files will depend on the following:
- How fast the data transfer needs to be
- How much disk space is available
- Should the same files be accessible from two different computers
- How long the files will need to be stored.
|home||E-mail, initialization scripts, source codes. Not for running programs or research data.||Limited
|tmp||Run-time temporary files, stored for 1 day
|wrk||Temporary files, stored for 7 days
|metawrk||Program development, analysis of results, stored for 30 days
|project||Common storage for project members. A project can consist of one or more user accounts.
|archive||Long-term storage. After a user account is closed, its data will be removed from the archive.
10 000 files.
1 file maximum size 350GB
|Two tape copies