Every user on Computerome has a HOME directory (/home/people/<user>), which contains for instance environment setup and everything else which is considered strictly user specific. For security reasons, HOME directory permissions are set (and enforced) so that only the user has access. Home directories are free of charge and limited to 10 GB.
Because users will sometimes switch projects, graduate, change employment, etc., no project data or anything else project related should ever be kept in the HOME directory, but must be maintained in the Projects structure.
Projects in Computerome are identified by the following information:
How the project is known to the world; usually also funding the project.
How the project is referenced in DTU and Computerome; also the top-level name for the projects directory structure
Official id assigned for the project by DTU Basen; this <group_NAME> is also the UNIX group, that controls the projects access to resources.Each individual <user> must be a member of Unix group <group_NAME> to be able to access data and submit jobs in the project.Individual <user>'s are added to or removed from Unix group <group_NAME>, depending on whether they should work in the project or not.
It is recommended, that <project_NAME> corresponds to the <PROJECT> that is funding the project.
In most cases (but not always) <group_NAME> and <project_NAME> will be the same, and have a format similar to pr_xxxxx or ku_xxxxx; for example pr_12345.
The simplest way to make sure is to first check your group memberships with the
id command, and look for group(s) that do not match uid/gid:
and then look for those groups in the /home/project/ directories:
To give <user> access to cluster data, batch jobs must be submitted with parameters '-W group_list=<group_NAME>' and '-A <group_NAME>' , where '-A' supplies account information for use in Moab Accounting Manager (MAM).
Project file structure
New projects are created with the following default directory structure:
The recommended usage is as follows:
projects HOME directory
project specific applications - used when the project, for whichever reason, can not use the standard application provided in for instance /services/tools.(Common candidates include: anaconda, perl, qiime, R, ncbi-blast, samtools, bamtools, bedtools, java)
project specific modulefiles./archive./dataproject specific data
each project members private, project related stuff (data, scripts, etc.)
temporary or easily re-creatable data - using this may significantly decrease size and improve speed of backups.
NOTE: Will not be backed up and will not be archived with project.
This directory structure has been selected to ease close-down at the end of a project.
As Computerome 2.0 does not provide cold storage (data retention) services, the project owners are expected to remove retired data from Computerome 2.0 after computation completion or project termination.
Computerome also supplies access to a series of read-only reference databases.