UK Research Data Facility (RDF) User Guide

This guide describes the RDF and provides information on how to use the facility.

If you have any questions about the RDF, please contact the Helpdesk.

Contents

1. Introduction

An introduction to the RDF facility. This includes information on the hardware.

2. Interactive access to RDF

How to open an interactive connection to the RDF resources

3. RDF File Systems

Overview of the file systems on the RDF

4. Transferring Data to/from RDF

Best practice for transferring data to/from RDF

5. Using the RDF Data Analytic Cluster (DAC)

How to get use the RDF data analytic cluster (DAC). All nodes on the DAC have high-bandwidth, direct Infiniband connections to the RDF disks.