# 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