[Bulk] [gmx-users] Archiving all the simulation data
David van der Spoel
spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Wed May 17 09:25:13 CEST 2006
Yang Ye wrote:
> 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.
Indeed. Much depends on your needs and your wallet. We have a couple of
RAID arrays running Linux software RAID on debian, all of them in duplo,
i.e. one master array and one backup array. We've used the backups a
couple of times already.
More disks means more trouble, but it's by far the cheapest and fastest
> 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
>> 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
>> +61 3 9903 9524
>> When the only tool you own is a hammer, every problem begins to resemble
>> a nail.
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