Posts tagged resources

How big are my files?

Our server luv shows you how much storage space your project is using and also how much each individual project member is contributing. For technical reasons, we can only show the apparent size (see below) of a user’s files. For the entire project, however, we show the actually occupied disk space. We are not happy about this inconsistency but for now, we have to live with it.

Here we try to explain the difference between the two ways to measure the size of files.

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Can I get my compute time back?

Who wouldn’t want to use all of their node hours on Levante in the most productive way? After all, this is how we present our project in the proposal. Everything will go according to plan. What could go wrong? In fact, a lot, so can I get the time back in that case? Here is an incomplete list of things we often hear.

I found a bug in my model and now I have to run all experiments again.

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Data Migration Mistral to Levante

So that not every user or every project has to copy its data from Mistral to Levante, DKRZ will take over this in a coordinated manner. In this way, the bandwidth between the systems can be better utilised.

We will only copy data located in /work - and only for projects that have resources granted on the Levante system.

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