Thank you for the prompt reply!
I didn't know what to look for, but now that you mention it, I
search for "ObjectStore" in the configuration file... Looking at
object_store_conf.xml.sample, it looks like I can specify various
partitions and when data is stored. I presume when it comes time to
store the data, the location is determined and some look-up table is
That's indeed what I was looking for! Is "object
store" in Galaxy's
documentation not the same as "ObjectStore"? I just searched for this
term on Google and it seems to be a commercial database
This is different than the Galaxy term. "Galaxy" has always trouble with
google and naming ;)
Thank you for the offer to send me your configuration! Let me play
around with it a bit and see how hard it is, first...
On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 4:20 PM, Björn Grüning
> Hi Raymond,
> Galaxy as a very sophisticated support for this called ObjectStore.
> Please have a look at the API and the Wiki (the wiki can be improved so
> much on this).
> I can also send you our configuration using a hierarchical object store.
>> Dear all,
>> We are in the middle of setting up a local Galaxy instance on CentOS,
>> but we have a problem with disk space. In particular, we do not have
>> a single large disk partition but, instead, many medium sized ext4
>> partitions. Thus, we were wondering if it would be possible for
>> Galaxy to use multiple disk partitions instead of a single one for
>> data and intermediate files.
>> Ideally, it would be great if we could allocate users to various
>> groups, which in turn are allocated separate disk partitions.
>> Less ideal, but still something we could work with, is to ask users to
>> copy/move to/from the other partitions while one remains the "working
>> one" for Galaxy.
>> Another idea which I think wouldn't work since it would interfere with
>> Galaxy is to move files (i.e., via a cron job) to another partition
>> when a job is complete and then add a symbolic link to it from the
>> "working" partition.
>> Are there any suggestions on how I can get around this? Or are we
>> stuck with either a single partition or somehow reformatting it and
>> merging the partitions (using an xfs file system, etc.)
>> Thank you!
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