Changes between Version 18 and Version 19 of GIMIv1.1Tutorial/Toirods


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    30 === D.1 Overview ===
     30=== E.1 Overview ===
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    3232In GIMI, [https://www.irods.org/ iRODS] is used as the repository for measurement data. At the moment our iRODS data system consist of three servers (RENCI, NICTA, and UMass) and a metadata catalog (located at RENCI).
     
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    36 === D.2 Storing data on iRODS ===
     36=== E.2 Storing data on iRODS ===
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    3838* After successful completion of an experiment the measurement data from the experiment have been stored in iRODS. We will now look into two options on how this data can be handled.
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    40 === D.2.1 iRODS command line tools in the user work space ===
     40=== E.2.1 iRODS command line tools in the user work space ===
    4141  * The GENI [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/GECTutorialVMInstructions User Workspace] comes already with the iRODS command line tools installed.
    4242  * If you have not done so far use [https://www.irods.org/index.php/iinit iinit] to create a file that contains your iRODS password in a scrambled form. This will then be used automatically by the [https://www.irods.org/index.php/icommands icommands] for authentication with the server.
     
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    96 === D.2.2 iRODS web interface ===
     96=== E.2.2 iRODS web interface ===
    9797iRODS also provides a nice and easy to use [https://www.irods.org/web/index.php web interface], which we will explore in the following.
    9898  * Point the browser in your user workspace to the following link: https://www.irods.org/web/index.php
     
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    110 === D.3 IRODS and OML ===
     110=== E.3 IRODS and OML ===
    111111In GIMI we have enabled an option in OML2.8 that allows the execution of script. We use this functionality to automatically save measurement results in IRODS after a measurement has successfully completed.
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    115 === D.4 DISCLAIMER ===
     115=== E.4 DISCLAIMER ===
    116116The iRODS service we are offering within the scope of GIMI does NOT guarantee 100% reliable data storage (i.e., we do NOT back up the data). If you are performing your own experiments and want to use iRODS you are absolutely welcome but be aware that we do NOT guarantee recovery from data loss.
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