Question: Galaxy space required
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2.4 years ago by
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apereira20 wrote:

Hello Jen,

If I need more space in Galaxy, how can I get it?


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ADD COMMENTlink modified 2.4 years ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k • written 2.4 years ago by apereira20

If you are working on you are limited to 250 GB for your account. For other installations, such as a local install, you will need to talk to whoever administers it about increasing disk space quotas.

You can possibly free up space by permanently deleting some datasets that you don't need for whatever you are currently working on. If you have deleted anything, but not permanently, it is still counting against your quota. You can always download and archive these datasets first.

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ADD REPLYlink modified 2.4 years ago • written 2.4 years ago by skasowitz70

Also, I have deleted all the files in my account and it still seems hold 25% of space.

ADD REPLYlink written 2.4 years ago by apereira20

I have permanently deleted the history and files and it still shows 25% occupancy.

ADD REPLYlink written 2.4 years ago by apereira20

We overlapped in the timing of replies - but I just now did another recalculation and disc is unchanged.

Please check for deleted, but not permanently deleted, datasets and/or histories. Saved Histories -> Advanced -> status = all. 

Also check under "Histories shared with me". A fraction of disc from this type of history is part of your quota. These can be unshared by you as well as the person that originally shared them. This is just an extra - I wouldn't expect 65 GB to be consumed this way.

Full details: Learn/ManagingDatasets#Delete_vs_Delete_Permanently

If you are still having trouble after that, I can take a look and let you know which are still unpurged. Let me know. Thanks! Jen

ADD REPLYlink written 2.4 years ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k
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2.4 years ago by
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Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k wrote:


I recalculated disc usage and it remained unchanged. Permanently deleting additional data is the way to free up more space when working at (as correctly suggested by skasowitz, thanks!). If this is not enough space for your current analysis, then moving to a local or cloud Galaxy with more resource is the solution.

Take care, Jen, Galaxy team


ADD COMMENTlink written 2.4 years ago by Jennifer Hillman Jackson25k
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