2. Supercomputing resources (Sisu and Taito)

I am a new CSC user. How to get started?

There are lots of material available online: Collection of training event materials and...

3. Pouta Cloud

Can I access my CSC home/wrkdir/project directories from ePouta?

It's possible to access your regular CSC $HOME, $WRKDIR and even application directories from...

Can I run MPI applications on Pouta?

MPI applications should run, although at this time we don't have any specific guidelines for...

Do you offer SSL certificates?

Not as such, but you do have several options: if your organisation is a Funet member...

For whom is Pouta meant for?

Pouta is meant to be used primarily by the same audience as Taito, which means it is meant as a...

How can I mount my Pouta Object Storage bucket to a VM running in cPouta

Having access to the cPouta cloud environment allows you to launch virtual machines and store...

How can I store data on Pouta?

Pouta provides three choices which are  not backed up by CSC : Temporary storage...

How can I use FGCI grid form Pouta

cPouta environment allows you to set up your personalized computing environment at CSC....

How do I access the CSC archive service from cPouta?

If you have an account with CSC's archive service HPC- archive or the with the IDA starage...

How do I get access to Pouta?

For access to pouta you need a CSC user account and project for accounting your usage of CSC...

How do I migrate away from legacy Pouta instances?

There are multiple ways to migrate away from legacy virtual machine types (tiny, small etc.)...

How do I migrate my data away from legacy volumes?

Migration options There are multiple ways to migrate data from the legacy "hpc-storage"/"-"...

How do I use cPouta GPU for rendering?

If you have been granted GPU flavors, you can use GPUs for rendering. The following...

How fast is the Pouta network?

The network is a mix of 40 Gb/s and 10 Gb/s Ethernet. Machines launched using HPC flavors will...

How to create default network and router in a Pouta project

Every cPouta project comes with a default network and router configuration enough for most...

I am a new CSC user. How to get started?

There are lots of material available online: Collection of training event materials and...

I have a CSC account, how do I get access to Pouta?

See the relevant chapter in the Pouta User Guide:  Applying for cPouta access

Is Pouta backed up?

Mostly not. The servers that control and manage the service are backed up so we can restore the...

What are volumes? How do I use them?

Volumes are virtual block devices exported from a central storage backend to virtual machines....

What does it cost to use Pouta?

Pouta usage is free for Finnish academic use if a project application is accepted. This...

What is IaaS?

See: Concepts of cloud computing

What is Pouta?

See the main page of the user guide for the answer: Pouta User Guide

Why can't I connect to my virtual machine in Pouta?

The most common reason for this problem is a security group that is too restrictive. Newly...

4. Finnish Grid Infrastructure (FGI)

How can I use FGCI grid form Pouta

cPouta environment allows you to set up your personalized computing environment at CSC....