Node storage

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Layout of the storage available for the compute nodes.

Contents

Local disk

Each compute node is shipped with at least one hard drive.

Partition table

Type Device Size (GB) System id
Primary xda1 4 Linux swap
Primary xda2 8 Linux
Primary xda3 16 Linux
Extended xda4 - Extended
Logical xda5 * Linux

Details

xda2

Partition for the reference environment, also called production environment, of the site.

  • File-system: depending of the reference environment used
  • Cleanup: when re-deployed by admin

xda3

Partition for the deployment of Kadeploy environments by users.

  • File-system: depending of the deployed environment
  • Cleanup: when re-deployed by users

xda5

Big temporary space (it takes remaining disk space) for users.

  • File-system: depending of the site
  • Mount-point: /tmp
  • Mount-point's permissions: depending of the site
  • Cleanup: at boot time if enabled in the boot-up environment

Note: on some sites, the /tmp directory may be a symbolic link

NFS scratch

Some sites offer an NFS export to share temporary data between their compute nodes.

  • Mount-point: /nfs-scratch
  • Mount-point's permissions: depending of the site
  • Cleanup: depending of the site

Note: on some sites, the /nfs-scratch directory may be a symbolic link

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