Working with data/Data transfer

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Working with data

(Czech version)

This is a basic tutorial how to transfer data from/to MetaCentrum based on your operating system.


Warning.gif Warning: For working with huge amount of data, see the Direct access to data storages topic

Data transfer on Linux

Moving data from your computer to MetaCentrum

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Use your terminal and scp command. Syntax of the command:

 scp target_file 'META username'@skirit.metacentrum.cz:

Moving data from MetaCentrum to a local computer

You can also use terminal and scp command. Syntax of the command:

 scp 'META username'@skirit.metacentrum.cz:target_file .

Data transfer on Windows

Windows users need an FTPS client.

We recommend WinSCP or Bitvise SSH Client applications. You can follow the tutorials below.

Downloading data from a server

You can download your data from an external server to your directory via a wget command. For example:

'META username'@skirit.metacentrum.cz # Login

pwd # Shows current working directory
/storage/brno2/home/$LOGNAME

# Creates directory for data and enters it
mkdir data
cd data
# Downloads the data
wget http://www.someServer.org/myData.zip