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Grid User Guide

The documentation explains to grid users how to use the resources here at Purdue ? 

In order to use compute and storage resource at Purdue Tier-2, you need to authenticate yourself. We are using Grid Security Infrastructure (GSI) for authentication.


The application process is explained here:

Applying for a grid certificate and CMS VO

Renewing a grid certificate and CMS VO

Switching to new grid certificate

Importing and exporting a certificate to Browsers

Installing your certificate on the local machine

Testing your certificate

Useful mailing list to  know information about downtime notice and site support.

Mailing list information


Data Management

The list of all datasets which are available in Hadoop storage at our site and registered in global DBS can be found here.

Hadoop storage space information is shown in the  (lower) pie graph of this page.

Commands to Operate HDFS Data

Job Management

Job slots information is shown in one of two pie graphs on the upper right side of this page.

Submitting jobs using CRAB

Publishing data using CRAB

CPU Utilization

Raw Storage Use