Migrating Files from HPSS

The CISL User Services Section presented this tutorial December 4, 2019, for users who have data holdings on tape in the High Performance Storage System (HPSS), which became read-only on January 20, 2020, and will be decommissioned in 2021. Users have been advised to begin evacuating their holdings from HPSS.

The 40-minute presentation by Brian Vanderwende of the CISL Consulting Services Group provides guidance and best practices for moving files from HPSS to alternative storage facilities.

Topics covered include:

  • Obtaining information about HPSS data holdings
  • Moving files to external storage platforms using Globus and Linux utilities
  • Moving files to Campaign Storage via the data-access nodes


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