Data Access Instructions

All published datasets are available for download via rsync.

Local Access

Datasets available at your local institution should be accessable at /programs/datagrid/$dataset_number

Download Instructions

  1. Run the following command from your Terminal on a Linux or OS X workstation:
  2. rsync -av rsync://$dataset_number

    • Faster access may be available from a Tier 1 site closer to your location.
      Substitute any of the following for the domain in the rsync command above.
      • (Uppsala University in Sweden)
      • (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo in Uruguay)
      • (Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences in China)

  3. After the transfer is completed, issue the following command to verify data integrity:
  4. cd $dataset_number ; shasum -c files.sha