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data_management:mediaflux:howto:downloaddata [2018/12/11 15:02]
Neil Killeen [2 Non-Authenticated Users]
data_management:mediaflux:howto:downloaddata [2019/10/31 15:03] (current)
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-This means you have an account and can log in directly to Mediaflux. ​ The details on how to login with various protocols and interfaces are found in (see [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​access|access mechanisms]]). ​  +This means you have an account and can log in directly to Mediaflux. ​ The details on how to login with various protocols and interfaces are found in (see [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​access|access mechanisms]]). ​
  
 === 1.1 Generic Users === === 1.1 Generic Users ===
  
-This means you have an account and can log in directly to Mediaflux. ​ The details on how to login with various protocols and interfaces are found in (see [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​access|access mechanisms]]).  ​+
  
 We recommend that best way to download data is either to use sFTP (if you are already familiar with it and have a client installed), or use the download client that UniMelb supplies (see below). We recommend that best way to download data is either to use sFTP (if you are already familiar with it and have a client installed), or use the download client that UniMelb supplies (see below).
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 Our clients can be downloaded from our    [[data_management:​mediaflux:​downloads|Available downloads]] page. Our clients can be downloaded from our    [[data_management:​mediaflux:​downloads|Available downloads]] page.
  
-    * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​unimelb-mf-clients:​unimelb-mf-download  ​UniMelb ​download client ]] - Efficient, restartable,​ parallel, synchronizable, ​ download client. +    * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​unimelb-mf-clients | download client ]] - Efficient, restartable,​ parallel, synchronizable, ​ download client ​(one of several clients described in this page) 
-    * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​unimelb-mf-clients:​unimelb-mf-check ​ ​| ​UniMelb ​checking client ]] - Efficient client that checks the local file system against assets in Mediaflux.+    * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​unimelb-mf-clients ​ | checking client ]] - Efficient client that checks the local file system against assets in Mediaflux ​(one of several clients described on this page)
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 Direct shareable links are ok for a small amount of data (they download in serial into a container and are not restartable). ​ The more complex indirect shareable links are much better for big data as they don't pack the data into a container, can be restarted and can download the data in parallel. Direct shareable links are ok for a small amount of data (they download in serial into a container and are not restartable). ​ The more complex indirect shareable links are much better for big data as they don't pack the data into a container, can be restarted and can download the data in parallel.
  
-   * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​downloaddata:​direct_shareable_links | Direct Shareable Links ]] +   * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​downloaddata:​direct_shareable_links | Direct Shareable Links - Details ​]] 
-      * A direct shareable link downloads data to a container (e.g. a tar or zip container). Once that is downloaded, the user must unpack the container (so double the storage is required) ​+      * A direct shareable link downloads data to a container (e.g. a tar or zip container). Once that is downloaded, the user must unpack the container (so double the storage is temporarily ​required) ​
       * Direct links are not good for big data because if the process fails (e.g.network interruption) ​ you have to start again from the beginning and because twice the storage is required       * Direct links are not good for big data because if the process fails (e.g.network interruption) ​ you have to start again from the beginning and because twice the storage is required
-      * Direct shareable links can be provisioned by users via the Mediaflux Explorer  +      * Direct shareable links can be provisioned by users via the Mediaflux Explorer ​(see the [[https://​wiki.cloud.unimelb.edu.au/​resplat/​doku.php?​id=data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​explorer_video_guide| shareable link how to video on the Explorer how to videos page]] 
-   * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​downloaddata:​indirect_shareable_links | In-direct Shareable Links ]] +   * [[data_management:​mediaflux:​howto:​downloaddata:​indirect_shareable_links | In-direct Shareable Links - Details ​]] 
       * An indirect shareable link downloads a downloader (e.g. a script or application) which itself downloads the data       * An indirect shareable link downloads a downloader (e.g. a script or application) which itself downloads the data
       * These are best for big data because they can restart, may be able to download data in parallel and because they don't pack the data into a container (so you don't need double the storage) ​       * These are best for big data because they can restart, may be able to download data in parallel and because they don't pack the data into a container (so you don't need double the storage) ​
       * Currently, indirect shareable links can only be provisioned by specific users via scripts provided via ResPlat       * Currently, indirect shareable links can only be provisioned by specific users via scripts provided via ResPlat
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