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File System Overview

Talon 3 has a variety of file systems. It is crucial that you understand the proper use of these file systems for best performance and stewardship of computational resources. Misuse of the file systems could mean the termination of your jobs or loss of your data.

Summary

Name Path Type Quota Other Information
HOME /home/$USER ext4/NFS 20GB per user Backed up Daily
SCRATCH /storage/scratch2/$USER Lustre 25TB per allocation No Backup. No data purged
WORK /work/$USER Lustre 2TB per user No Backup. Subject to purge at high usage