{"_id":"5a3a578bb1490c001c182099","project":"5773dcfc255e820e00e1cd4d","version":{"_id":"5773dcfc255e820e00e1cd50","__v":26,"project":"5773dcfc255e820e00e1cd4d","createdAt":"2016-06-29T14:36:44.812Z","releaseDate":"2016-06-29T14:36:44.812Z","categories":["5773dcfc255e820e00e1cd51","5773df36904b0c0e00ef05ff","577baf92451b1e0e006075ac","577bb183b7ee4a0e007c4e8d","577ce77a1cf3cb0e0048e5ea","577d11865fd4de0e00cc3dab","578e62792c3c790e00937597","578f4fd98335ca0e006d5c84","578f5e5c3d04570e00976ebb","57bc35f7531e000e0075d118","57f801b3760f3a1700219ebb","5804d55d1642890f00803623","581c8d55c0dc651900aa9350","589dcf8ba8c63b3b00c3704f","594cebadd8a2f7001b0b53b2","59a562f46a5d8c00238e309a","5a2aa096e25025003c582b58","5a2e79566c771d003ca0acd4","5a3a5166142db90026f24007","5a3a52b5bcc254001c4bf152","5a3a574a2be213002675c6d2","5a3a66bb2be213002675cb73","5a3a6e4854faf60030b63159","5c8a68278e883901341de571","5cb9971e57bf020024523c7b","5cbf1683e2a36d01d5012ecd"],"is_deprecated":false,"is_hidden":false,"is_beta":false,"is_stable":true,"codename":"","version_clean":"1.0.0","version":"1.0"},"category":{"_id":"5a3a574a2be213002675c6d2","project":"5773dcfc255e820e00e1cd4d","version":"5773dcfc255e820e00e1cd50","__v":0,"sync":{"url":"","isSync":false},"reference":false,"createdAt":"2017-12-20T12:27:54.317Z","from_sync":false,"order":3,"slug":"bring-your-data","title":"Bring your private data"},"user":"566590c83889610d0008a253","githubsync":"","__v":0,"parentDoc":null,"updates":[],"next":{"pages":[],"description":""},"createdAt":"2017-12-20T12:28:59.985Z","link_external":false,"link_url":"","sync_unique":"","hidden":false,"api":{"results":{"codes":[]},"settings":"","auth":"required","params":[],"url":""},"isReference":false,"order":0,"body":"You can upload your private data to Cavatica for analysis using any of the following file transfer methods to suit your various requirements:\n\n  * If you have files on a personal computer or hard drive, use the [Desktop Uploader](doc:upload-via-desktop-uploader).\n  * If you are working from a server, use our [Command Line Uploader](doc:upload-via-the-command-line).\n  * If you have files on a password-protected server, use the [HTTP(S)/FTP import feature](doc:upload-from-an-ftp-server).\n  * If you want to bring your own files, use our upload [API](doc:upload-via-the-api).\n* If you have connected a Volume, you can add files from the [Volumes](doc:upload-from-a-volume).\n\n## File repositories  \n\nThere are two file repositories on Cavatica.\n\n  * Every project has its own **Project Files**. This repository is located within the project and contains the input and output files for workflows in that project. You can upload files directly to a project or copy them from other projects and repositories.\n  * **Public Files**, a repository of files maintained by our bioinformatics team, which contains the latest and most frequently used reference genomes and annotation files so you won't have to upload your own reference files every time you run a task. Many bioinformatics tools and workflows require reference and annotation files to work properly. If you cannot see the reference files you use for your analysis, please send us an email at support:::at:::sbgenomics.com, and we'll be sure to add them. Files stored in this repository can be copied to your Project Files for use in analyses. \n[block:callout]\n{\n  \"type\": \"info\",\n  \"body\": \"**Project Files** can be viewed, edited, and copied by the project administrator and by project members with copy permissions.\"\n}\n[/block]\n## File Metadata\nMetadata is information about a file, such as specifics about the sequencing platform used to produce it. This information is linked to files and enables them to be searched and properly grouped for analyses. We recommend that you set the [metadata fields](doc:set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface) for your input files before executing analyses on the Platform.\n\n<div align=\"right\"><a href=\"#top\">top</a></div>\n\n<hr>\n**Suggested pages:**\n\n[Upload via Desktop Uploader](doc:upload-via-desktop-uploader) \n[Upload via the command line](doc:upload-via-the-command-line) \n[Upload from an FTP or HTTP(S) server](doc:upload-from-an-ftp-server) \n[Upload via the API](doc:upload-via-the-api)","excerpt":"","slug":"upload-your-data-to-cavatica","type":"basic","title":"Upload your data to Cavatica"}

Upload your data to Cavatica


You can upload your private data to Cavatica for analysis using any of the following file transfer methods to suit your various requirements: * If you have files on a personal computer or hard drive, use the [Desktop Uploader](doc:upload-via-desktop-uploader). * If you are working from a server, use our [Command Line Uploader](doc:upload-via-the-command-line). * If you have files on a password-protected server, use the [HTTP(S)/FTP import feature](doc:upload-from-an-ftp-server). * If you want to bring your own files, use our upload [API](doc:upload-via-the-api). * If you have connected a Volume, you can add files from the [Volumes](doc:upload-from-a-volume). ## File repositories There are two file repositories on Cavatica. * Every project has its own **Project Files**. This repository is located within the project and contains the input and output files for workflows in that project. You can upload files directly to a project or copy them from other projects and repositories. * **Public Files**, a repository of files maintained by our bioinformatics team, which contains the latest and most frequently used reference genomes and annotation files so you won't have to upload your own reference files every time you run a task. Many bioinformatics tools and workflows require reference and annotation files to work properly. If you cannot see the reference files you use for your analysis, please send us an email at support@sbgenomics.com, and we'll be sure to add them. Files stored in this repository can be copied to your Project Files for use in analyses. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "body": "**Project Files** can be viewed, edited, and copied by the project administrator and by project members with copy permissions." } [/block] ## File Metadata Metadata is information about a file, such as specifics about the sequencing platform used to produce it. This information is linked to files and enables them to be searched and properly grouped for analyses. We recommend that you set the [metadata fields](doc:set-metadata-using-the-visual-interface) for your input files before executing analyses on the Platform. <div align="right"><a href="#top">top</a></div> <hr> **Suggested pages:** [Upload via Desktop Uploader](doc:upload-via-desktop-uploader) [Upload via the command line](doc:upload-via-the-command-line) [Upload from an FTP or HTTP(S) server](doc:upload-from-an-ftp-server) [Upload via the API](doc:upload-via-the-api)