Limited Operations 2024/02/27 7AM ET - 10AM ET

The SBDB will be operating at a reduced level between 7AM and 10AM 2024/02/27 due to underlying system maintance. New dataset registrations, dataset depositions, downloads of published datasets from HMS, deposition credential requests, and other inquiries will be unavailable during this maintance.


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