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jypeter [Which Linux servers should you use?] Improved
other:newppl:starting [2019/07/12 17:13] (current)
jypeter [Project specific directories] Added warning
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 <note warning> <note warning>
   * It is very important to use the correct directories and make it easy for your advisor to find things after you have left   * It is very important to use the correct directories and make it easy for your advisor to find things after you have left
-    * **Put the source codes, scripts and papers you are writing on a backed up disk** +    * <wrap em>**Put the source codes, scripts and papers you are writing on a backed up disk**</​wrap>​ 
-    * Put temporary files on a scratch disk +      * The <wrap em>​backed up disk at LSCE</​wrap>​ is [[#​the_home_directory|/​home/​users/​your_login]]. You should have a few Gb available on //home// (use the ''​quota -s''​ command to find out the exact amount) 
-    * Do NOT put (big) data files on a backed up disk+    * Put **temporary files** on a scratch disk (''​scratch01''​ at LSCE) 
 +    * Do **NOT** put (big) data files on a backed up disk
  
   *  Do not forget to clean your directories before you leave (ask your advisor what should be kept or cleaned)   *  Do not forget to clean your directories before you leave (ask your advisor what should be kept or cleaned)
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   * Example path on the LSCE Linux server: ''/​home/​scratch01/​your_lsce_login''​   * Example path on the LSCE Linux server: ''/​home/​scratch01/​your_lsce_login''​
-  * Accessing the same path from a local desktop:+  * Accessing the path above from a local desktop:
     * Linux desktop: ''/​home/​scratch01/​your_lsce_login''​     * Linux desktop: ''/​home/​scratch01/​your_lsce_login''​
     * Windows desktop: ''​\\dfshost\dfs\scratch01\your_lsce_login''​\\ {{ :​other:​newppl:​dfs_on_win.png?​nolink |}}     * Windows desktop: ''​\\dfshost\dfs\scratch01\your_lsce_login''​\\ {{ :​other:​newppl:​dfs_on_win.png?​nolink |}}
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       * bash shell users: ''​.profile''​ and ''​.bashrc''​       * bash shell users: ''​.profile''​ and ''​.bashrc''​
       * emacs text editor: ''​.emacs''​       * emacs text editor: ''​.emacs''​
 +    * You can go to your home directory by typing ''​cd''​ (no arguments), and to the home directory of somebody else with ''​cd ~login_name''​
 +    * At LSCE, you can't read the content of somebody else's //home// directory
  
   * **Backup of the home directory on the LSCE servers**: YES! Every night   * **Backup of the home directory on the LSCE servers**: YES! Every night
-    * More details on the [[https://​intranet.lsce.ipsl.fr/​informatique/​en/​nsr/​index.php|backup system]] page +    * More details on the [[https://​intranet.lsce.ipsl.fr/​informatique/​en/​nsr/​index.php|LSCE backup system]] page 
-    * Put the most important sources/​scripts/​data/​papers in this directory +    * <wrap em>Put the most important sources/​scripts/​data/​papers in this directory</​wrap>​ 
-    * Do not put temporary files, or big data files that are available somewhere else in this directory! +    ​* **Do not** use the //home// directory to store: 
-    * Your home directory will also be archived when your account is closed+      * temporary files (use ''​scratch01''​) 
 +      * big (or many) data files (use ''​scratch01''​ or a project specific disk) 
 +    * Your home directory will be archived when your account is closed, so that you or your advisor can access it later, if required
  
   * **Backup of the TGCC home directory**:​ YES!   * **Backup of the TGCC home directory**:​ YES!
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 ==== The scratch directory ==== ==== The scratch directory ====
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 +<note warning>​Do not put anything in the scratch directory that you can't recreate with a program, or copy/​download from somewhere else!</​note>​
  
   * **Location**:​ ''/​home/​scratch01/​your_lsce_login''​   * **Location**:​ ''/​home/​scratch01/​your_lsce_login''​
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 ==== Project specific directories ==== ==== Project specific directories ====
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 +<note warning>​The data on these disks is <wrap em>​probably not backed up</​wrap>​... You are not protected against file deletion by mistake, or a disk crash (a major disk crash is not likely, but can happen)
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 +\\ You should <wrap em>store your source codes, scripts, notebooks, manuscripts,​ reports, figures, on a backed up directory</​wrap>,​ and only store on the project disks data downloaded from outside, or that you can regenerate with the backed up scripts</​note>​
 +
  
   * **Location**:​ ''/​home/​some_project_name/​your_lsce_login''​   * **Location**:​ ''/​home/​some_project_name/​your_lsce_login''​
     * Ask your advisor if you should use a specific project directory and the technical details about it     * Ask your advisor if you should use a specific project directory and the technical details about it
-    * Use this directory for storing the (big) data files that you can't store safely in the //scratch// directory, and should not store in the //scratch// directory+    * Use this directory for storing the (big) data files that you can't store safely in the //scratch// directory, and should not store in the //home// directory
  
   * **Backup**: ask your advisor   * **Backup**: ask your advisor
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