Question: Please clarify: How much space does my data take up and what is the best way to monitor disk quotas?
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2.6 years ago by
LF10
United States
LF10 wrote:

Hi all,

I'm new to maintaining a galaxy server and I would like some clarification on disk space used for storing datasets. I'm taking over this galaxy server from someone else and wasn't involved in setting it up, so I'm still trying to find my way around.

I was under the impression that the data for the server is stored under GALAXY_ROOT/database/files/000

Running a du -h on this directory gives me 870 Mb.

However, when I run the GALAXY_ROOT/scripts/set_user_disk_usage.py script, it shows me that some users currently use 2 Tb of space.

My question is, what is the best way to keep an eye on disk usage? Where else does galaxy store data (since the outputs from du -h and the script do not agree)?

Thanks for any advice!
~Lina

ADD COMMENTlink written 2.6 years ago by LF10

just double checking: have you also looked at GALAXY_ROOT/database/files/001, GALAXY_ROOT/database/files/002 GALAXY_ROOT/database/files/003, etc

Regards, Hans-Rudolf

ADD REPLYlink written 2.5 years ago by Hotz, Hans-Rudolf1.7k

Thanks for the idea! Currently, I only have one directory labeled "000" in GALAXY_ROOT/database/files.

Best,

~Lina

ADD REPLYlink written 2.5 years ago by LF10
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