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The following documents are meant for HPSS users.

HPSS User's Guide - This manual discusses all information that users of an HPSS system need in order to make proper use of the system. It explains the storage concepts of HPSS and documents the user interfaces and utilities that HPSS provides (ex. ftp, lshpss, etc...).

HPSS Programmer's Reference Guide - This manual is a programmer's reference to the APIs that are provided by HPSS. These include the Client API, MPI-IO, HPSS math libraries, and others.

On-line Documents

HPSS 7.4.2

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7.4.2 User's Guide

PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 334KB)

7.4.2 Programmer's Reference

PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 2.0MB)

HPSS 7.4.1

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7.4.1 User's Guide

PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 324KB)

7.4.1 Programmer's Reference

PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1.7MB)

HPSS 7.3.3

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7.3.3 User's Guide
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 548KB)

7.3.3 Programmer's Reference
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1.6MB)

HPSS 7.3.2

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7.3.2 User's Guide
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 472KB)

7.3.2 Programmer's Reference
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1.4MB)

HPSS 7.3.1

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7.3.1 User's Guide
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 472KB)

7.3.1 Programmer's Reference
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1.4MB)

HPSS 7.3

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7.3 User's Guide
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 474KB)

7.3 Programmer's Reference
PDF Version (8 1/2 x 11 paper, 1.4MB)

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What's New?
HPSS at SC13 - SC13 is the 2013 international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. SC13 will be in Denver, Colorado, from November 18th through 21st - Learn More. Come visit the HPSS folks at the IBM booth and schedule an HPSS briefing at the IBM Executive Briefing Center

2013 HPSS Users Forum - The 2013 HPSS Users Forum (HUF) will be hosted by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), in Boulder, Colorado. The conference will run from November 4th - 7th. For more information and registration.

HPSS @ SEG13 - SEG13 is the 2013 annual meeting for the Society of Exploration Geophysics International Exposition. SEG13 will bring together all of the major companies involved in oil, gas, and mineral exploration, and new areas of civil engineering, environmental and archaeology. The conference will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, from September 22nd through 25th - Learn More. Come visit the HPSS folks at the IBM booth and schedule an HPSS briefing.

2013 HPSS Training - The next HPSS System Administration course from September 23rd - 27th. For more information and registration.

NCSA in production with RAIT - A massive 380 petabyte HPSS system was successfully deployed. -- the world's largest automated near-line data repository for open science. Learn more from NCSA, and HPCwire. The new HPSS system went into production using HPSS Redundant Array of Independent Tapes (RAIT) tiers, which is similar to RAID, providing redundancy for a tape stripe. RAIT allows HPSS customers to meet their performance and redundancy requirements without doubling their tape cost. Learn more about RAIT.

HPSS VFS for RHEL 6 is available - HPSS Virtual File System (VFS) allows a computer to use the UNIX mount command to mount the HPSS name space, much like NFS is mounted. Learn more about VFS.

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