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Information about PDC's storage solutions. Instructions on where should you store your data and how to best utilize different levels of storage solutions.

Choosing storage

Depending on what amount of data and for how long you will need to access or store it there are different ways of preserving your data. This guide will help you find and use the storage solution which is best suited to your needs.

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PDC uses AFS technology. Users' home directories are located on AFS servers for easy access both from home and in order to give users the same home directory regardless of which resource they are using.

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PDC's high-performance file system /cfs uses Lustre technology. Lustre caters to the data created by running jobs on PDC's large parallel computing resources.

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Swestore is a research data storage infrastructure operated by the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing (SNIC). The data storage resources provided by Swestore are made available to Swedish researchers through open procedures so as to support the best Swedish research and facilitate new research. The purpose of Swestore data storage allocations, which are granted by the Swedish National Allocations Committee (SNAC), is to provide large-scale data storage for “live” or “working” research data, which is also known as active research data.

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Tape storage

Description of PDC's magnetic tape data storage

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