File Storage

Storage for Undergraduate Teaching

All Computer Science faculty, staff and students are automatically provisioned with network accessible data storage once they join the Department. These data storage areas are in addition to any

Every person is allocated the following data storage repositories:

  1. 16GB personal home directory space which is automatically mounted on in all ECS Undergraduate computing labs (drive H: in Windows labs), and also mounted on teaching linux login servers (linux.csc.uvic.ca) and linux programming labs.

  2. 4GB public web hosted directory space visible on Department webhome servers (webhome.csc.uvic.ca) and can be updated via SFTP (sftp.csc.uvic.ca). This directory space can be used for hosting websites and web related project work.

  3. 100MB of personal gitlab repository space (gitlab.csc.uvic.ca), accessible using git or http protocols.

Storage for Department Admin & Research

Home directories and shared group storage in the COSI domain can be mounted locally on workstations and laptops using CIFS mounting protocols on Windows, Apple and Linux:

COSI Network Storage for Groups and Users

COSI accounts are restricted to staff, faculty, guests and grad-students. They have access to the following data storage. This storage space is independent of storage that may be assigned to Undergraduate teaching activity.

  1. 200 GB of personal home directory space for faculty and staff which is automatically mounted on COSI linux login servers (linux.cs.uvic.ca), and can be network mounted on Department assigned laptops and workstations.

  2. 20 GB of personal home directory space for grad students and guest which is automatically mounted on COSI linux login servers (linux.cs.uvic.ca), and can be network mounted on Department assigned laptops and workstations.

  3. 4GB of publicly visible web hosted directory space visible on Department webhome servers (webhome.cs.uvic.ca) and can be updated via SFTP (sftp.cs.uvic.ca). This directory space can be used for hosting websites and web related project work.

  4. 250GB group network shares for research and Department administration. Group network shares are automatically mounted on the COSI login server linux.cs.uvic.ca:/groups. Group network shares can also be mounted on any Department assigned laptops and workstations.