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Understanding how your computational sandbox can help organize and protect data and analysis tools.

  • Organize and manage data and analysis tools in the workspace plus-icon minus-icon

    A workspace is a computational sandbox where you can organize data and tools, and run analyses. Processes for "cloning" and "sharing" workspaces streamline sharing and collaborating, and built-in security and authentication ensures your data and a...
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  • Start with curated sample workspaces for a variety of use-cases plus-icon minus-icon

    One of the best ways to get started in Terra is to explore Featured Workspaces, which span a variety of possible use cases for replication. They are standardized for completeness and ease of use to let you reproduce instructive results and learn e...
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  • Finding data, analysis tools, and template workspaces in the Library plus-icon minus-icon

    The Library allows users to browse a number of resources available through Terra. These resources are divided into three categories - Datasets, Showcase & Tutorials, Code & Workflows. This article covers the following topics: Datasets Data acces...
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  • How to clone a workspace plus-icon minus-icon

    "Cloning" a workspace makes you the owner, and allows you to experiment with code and data in your own copy of a workspace without running the risk of affecting a group workspace. Cloning is useful if you want to run computations in a shared works...
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  • How to share a workspace plus-icon minus-icon

    "Sharing" a workspace allows multiple people to actively work together in the same workspace. You can see what sorts of changes your colleagues are implementing, troubleshoot a workspace efficiently as a team, and delegate work. The main drawback ...
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  • Feature Your Workspace! plus-icon minus-icon

    Have a well crafted workspace you'd like to share with the Terra community? Sign up to feature your workspace! Featuring a workspace is a great opportunity for you to broadcast your work or discover ready to run workspaces with WDL workflows and i...
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  • Reader, writer or owner? Workspace access controls, explained plus-icon minus-icon

    Terra workspaces have three access levels: READER, WRITER, and OWNER. Each access level represents an expanded set of permissions. READER Access A READER can: Enter the workspace and view its contents Clone the workspace Copy data and tools (wor...
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