The National Institute for Computational Sciences

Kraken User Guide

Kraken has been decommissioned. Please visit the Kraken Decommission FAQs for detailed information. The information below is no longer relevant

This is the table of contents for Kraken User information. There is also a Quick Start guide. How to Apply for Time File Systems and Storage Data Transfer
  • SFTP/SCP - transfer using Secure Shell (ssh)
  • HSI - transfer to/from HPSS
  • GridFTP - high-speed transfers to systems with XSEDE Software
  • BBCP - parallel file transfer using Secure Shell (ssh)
Installed Software Programming Environment Running Jobs Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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