Jetstream Public Wiki

Jetstream is a user-friendly cloud computing environment  for researchers based on Atmosphere and OpenStack.
It is designed to provide configurable cyberinfrastructure that gives researchers access to interactive computing and data analysis resources on demand, whenever and wherever they want to analyze their data. For a more in-depth description please see the System Overview.

  • First-time users: New users will probably wish to review the System Overview and then jump in with the Quick Start Guide for how to obtain an account via the XSEDE User Portal
  • Returning users: You can find a list of our documentation offerings below or you can search the wiki: 

  • Our Troubleshooting and FAQ guide may have helpful suggestions for unusual problems.


 Recently Updated Documentation 

System Overview

Known Issues

XSEDE Service Units and Jetstream

Jetstream Allocations

Jetstream Trial Access Allocation

Rapid Access Trial Allocation

Virtual Machine Sizes and Configurations

How to request additional resources on Jetstream

Quick Start Guide

System Access - Logging into Jetstream Atmosphere

Adding SSH keys to the Jetstream Atmosphere environment

Launching your VM

Instance management actions

Changing the allocation your instance charges to in Atmosphere

Changing your allocation for API instances

How to add users to a running instance

Logging in to your VM


Transferring files

Customizing and saving a VM

Jetstream Atmosphere EZ tools

Atmosphere Security FAQ

Getting Scientific Software

Image Specific Documentation

Using the Jetstream API


Containers on Jetstream

Move data to/from Jetstream's object storage using Globus

Atmosphere Command Line Interface

How-to articles


Linux Resources

Microsoft Windows on Jetstream

Policies and Best Practices

Troubleshooting and FAQ


Table of Contents

Recently Updated Documentation