Migration options for Google at IU My Drive data

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Options

If you'll need to migrate your Google at IU My Drive data because of changes to Google Storage, your options will include:

  • Microsoft OneDrive at IU (for individual data) or Microsoft Teams (for institutional data)
  • Scholarly Data Archive (SDA) and Geode are among the Research Storage options
  • Google at IU Shared Drives
migration options for my drive data (microsoft onedrive or teams, research storage, or google shared drives)

Cost details and notes

Option Cost Notes
Microsoft OneDrive at IU (for individual data) or Microsoft Teams (for institutional data)
  • No individual files larger than 250 GB
  • 5 TB limit for Microsoft OneDrive
  • 25 TB limit for a Team
Scholarly Data Archive
  • Good for cold storage/files not used frequently
  • No individual files larger than 10 TB (increasing to 20 TB soon)
  • Max number of files 25,000
  • Collaboration across institutions requires affiliate accounts
Geode
  • Good for regularly accessed files
  • Max number of files 8,000 per 100 GB
  • Extremely fast when accessed using campus Ethernet
  • Collaboration across institutions requires affiliate accounts
Google
  • $.48/GB
  • Purchased from vendor in 100 GB increments per full year
  • Available summer/fall 2022
  • Allows for data to remain in Google with collaboration tools
  • For Google My Drive, requires move to Google Shared Drives
  • No individual files larger than 5 TB
  • Unlimited overall size, but with limits on numbers of files (currently 400,000), daily uploads, etc.
  • Available to faculty and staff only

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Last modified on 2022-05-05 10:24:49.