A collection of 12 posts
How To Make Your Object Storage Look Like a File System
In RONIN, we treat Object Storage (which are Amazon S3 Buckets) as a separate thing from file systems not just to throw more jargon into a complicated space, but for Really Good Reasons. If you are not nodding vigorously along with this first sentence please read The Fine Print at
Everything You Never Needed to Know About Drives, File Systems and Storage
When you build a computer, it needs storage. When you build a computer on the cloud, you try to get by with the smallest disk drives (or volumes) you can to fit the software and data that you have, so that you can avoid paying for disk space you don't need.
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....
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