There are a variety of options for storing large-scale research data at UVa. Public and moderately sensitive data storage systems can be accessed from the Rivanna high performance computing system.
|Name||Quota||Price||Data Protection||Accessible from||Best Practices|
||10TB, 350,000 files||Free||No backups, Data removed 90 days after last file access time||Rivanna|
Scratch Cleanup Policy
The Scratch filesystem is a shared resource available for the convenience of all users. Files on the scratch filesystem are subject to deletion after a certain lifespan as determined by Research Computing. Home account storage and purchased storage are not subject to this policy.
The current lifespan for scratch files is 90 days.
Request Additional Storage
Researchers can lease additional storage, Value or Project storage, for sharing public or moderately sensitive data within a research group. Value and Project storage volumes are mounted on Rivanna and can also be accessed from local workstations. Learn more about our storage offerings.
Storage requests can be placed through this form: