User Guide

Hardware Requirements

PC Users

  • A workstation with an available PCIe 2.0 x8 slot
  • One of the following 10GbE Network Cards is recommended:
    • Intel X520-SR1 Ethernet Converged Network Adapter- (see here)
    • Intel X520-SR2 Dual Ports Converged Network Adapter- (see here)
  • Storage system capable of high bandwidth transfers:
    • Single SSD drive
    • Array of SATA/SSD disks

Apple Users

  • 10GbE Network Card in external Thunderbolt enclosure (see here)
  • Storage system capable of high bandwidth transfers
    • Single SSD drive
    • Array of SATA/SSD disks

Software Requirements

Traditional file transfer protocols do not support the increased bandwidth available to users on the HSSN. There are two programs commonly used to move large datasets over high-bandwidth networks:

Both your local workstation and the remote data source will need matching software. Schedule a consultation to determine which method is best for you.

Troubleshooting

More information on Troubleshooting forthcoming.