Please note that massdata is not designed for small files. Attempting to store or retrieve files less than a few megabytes will result in extremely poor performance for all users. If you wish to store lots of small files to massdata, please use a utility such as tar to combine them into a single, larger file.
To transfer files from your local machine to massdata, we recommend to transfer files to raijin
/short using rsync first and then from
/short to massdata using
mdss put/get or
mdss command can be run either interactively or in a job script while as
netcp/netmv commands are used to generate a job script and submit it to
With appropriate options, rsync is resumable should the connection drop mid-transfer. The recommended command line to use on your local machine is:
where will be the path to the files on your local machine and will be the path to your destination on the appropriate host.