[Bulk] [gmx-users] Archiving all the simulation data

Yang Ye leafyoung81-group at yahoo.com
Wed May 17 07:30:02 CEST 2006

We recently go into some acquisition of cheap SATA-based online storage. 
It is still preferable to have online storage rather than DVD or tape. 
And price-wise, it is cheap now to have TB-level storage.

Yang Ye

Dallas B. Warren wrote:
> Not exactly specific GROMACS question, but looking for some insight for
> those who are sure to be encountering the same issues.
> How are people now handling archiving the huge data files that are
> produced when going to large simulation boxes for long periods of time?
> Until recently it has been find for me to put them onto DVDs, or may be
> two or three.  But as the sims get bigger, that is getting to be a pain
> to do.
> What are the options available?  Is there actually anything out there
> that can archive things when you are looking at 20-50G of data files?
> Or is the best option to just archive onto hard drives now?
> Catch ya,
> Dr. Dallas Warren
> Lecturer
> Department of Pharmaceutical Biology and Pharmacology
> Victorian College of Pharmacy, Monash University
> 381 Royal Parade, Parkville VIC 3010
> dallas.warren at vcp.monash.edu.au
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