File system status and data storage archives

GLADE file spaces | Data storage archives

The tables below provide basic facts about the GLADE file spaces and two different archival resources: NCAR Campaign Storage and the High Performance Storage System (HPSS). For more information, see GLADECampaign Storage, or HPSS.


GLADE file spaces

See GLADE File Spaces for detailed information on use and policies regarding those spaces.

File space Quota Backup Purge
policy
Descriptions/Notices
Home:
/glade/u/home/username
25 GB Yes Not purged User home directory
Access: POSIX
Scratch:
/glade/scratch_new/username
/glade/scratch/username
10 TB No 60 days Temporary computational space
Access: POSIX

Notice
  • Users must copy needed files to /glade/scratch_new
  • 8/21/2018: /glade/scratch is renamed /glade/scratch_old and made read-only with 30-day purge policy
  • 8/21/2018: /glade/scratch_new is renamed /glade/scratch
  • 10/2/2018: /glade/scratch_old decommissioned
Work:
/glade/work/username
1 TB No Not purged User work space
Access: POSIX

Notice
  • Users must copy needed files to /glade/work
  • 10/2/2018: /glade/p_old/work becomes read-only
  • 12/31/2018: /glade/p_old/work decommissioned
Flash:
/glade/flash/username
N/A No 2 weeks Temporary computational space
Available by special request
Access: POSIX
Project:
/glade/p/entity/project_code
 
N/A No 1 year Project space allocations (via allocation request)
Access: POSIX

Notice
  • Users must copy needed files to /glade/p/entity (e.g., /glade/p/cisl/directory) or Campaign Storage
  • 10/2/2018: /glade/p_old becomes read-only
  • 12/31/2018: /glade/p_old decommissioned
Collections:
/glade/collections
NA No Not purged Curated collections
(CMIP, RDA, others)
Access: POSIX
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Data storage archives

See Campaign Storage archive and HPSS for detailed information on use and data-retention policies.

Archive Quota Backup Purge policy Descriptions/Notices
Campaign Storage Per allocation No 5 years Archival space for project data
Access: Globus
HPSS Per allocation No Per allocation Tape archive
Access: Near-POSIX