A collection of 9 posts
A Gentle Guide to Linux File Permissions
Linux file permissions are mysterious, and when faced with permissions errors, most researchers respond either by using sudo or by changing the permissions so that everyone can do everything to the files. The first is the equivalent of finding a locked door and bashing it in....
10 Simple Linux Commands Every Researcher Should Know
Being able to work with and manipulate files directly via the command line is one of the most useful skills to develop when working in the cloud. This blog post will introduce you to 10 common Linux commands that are crucial for your analysis artillery.
Running Commands in the Background with GNU Screen
Being able to run commands and scripts directly from the command-line is great; however, some commands or scripts may need to run for extended periods without interruption. GNU Screen provides a simple solution to ensure your analyses are never prematurely terminated again.
Copying Large Datasets to Your Object Storage Bucket with the AWS Command Line Interface
The beauty of having your data in your object storage (S3 bucket) is that any machine or projects you create in RONIN can access the data.. only if you want it to. If you're a Windows or Mac user, you can read this article on copying data to an object
Connecting to a Public S3 Bucket
Connecting to a public S3 bucket is alot easier than connecting a Linux machine to your S3 bucket I have a Public Object Store already, lets get started! Step 1 - Download and Setup the Amazon Command Line Interface (CLI) Amazon provide a wonderful article on [installing the CLI here]