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[ Compute Canada Globus Portal]
[ Compute Canada Globus Portal]
[ Globus main page].
[ Globus main page].
[ Compute Canada Globus User Documentation]
[ Compute Canada Globus User Documentation]

Revision as of 11:34, 16 January 2017

Description: Compute Canada portal for intuitive, fast, secure and reliable data transfer.
SHARCNET Package information: see Globus software page in web portal
Full list of SHARCNET supported software


The Compute Canada Globus instance is an intuitive portal that provides fast, secure and reliable data transfers with the goal of making big data portable. Most Compute Canada storage systems are defined as endpoints for transfers and user machines can be added as endpoints. Most SHARCNET file systems can be found via the computcanada#sharcnet-dtn1 endpoint. The Compute Canada User Documentation can be found here and more general information can be found at the Globus site here.

Rather than using this utility from a SHARCNET system, Globus is accessed via its Compute Canada Portal here.

Information specific to accessing SHARCNET endpoints is described in the Wiki linked in the Documentation section below.

Job Submission

Sign in to computecanada.globus (CCDB credentials) then access computecanada#sharcnet-dtn1 endpoint (SHARCNET credentials)

Example Job

Transfer job from local machine to orca /scratch

General Notes

sharcnet-dtn1 Folder layout

layout of sharcnet-dtn1 file systems

TAR file efficiency


Compute Canada Globus Portal

Globus main page.

Compute Canada Globus User Documentation