How ESS-DIVE defines large data

A dataset that meets any of the following criteria is considered large data by ESS-DIVE:

  • Contains one or more files greater than 500GB

  • Contains more than 100 individual files outside of zipped hierarchy

What is a Globus "collection"?

Globus “collections” are discoverable access points that allow data to be transferred to and from them; essentially these “collections” are shareable folders in Globus.

What is Globus Connect Personal?

Globus connect personal is a desktop application that is necessary to upload data from your desktop to Globus. When using Globus Connect Personal, it creates a collection (or folder) for the files on your desktop which allows Globus to access the files on your computer and enable high-performance transfers.

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