Updated 2020-09-30

Getting Started with the Hive Gateway

Note

The Hive Gateway will be coming into production in October 2020.

Overview

Creating an account on Hive Gateway

Note

For most users, you do not need to create an account. You should using your existing Institution Credentials (including Georgia Tech).

  • Click on the [Create Account][https://gateway.hive.pace.gatech.edu/auth/create-account] link.
  • If you have credentials included in the Existing Institution list, choose Sign in with Existing Institution Credentials
  • If you do have credentials included in the Existing Institution List, fill out the form below *Create a PACE Gateway
  • In either case, a request will be sent to the PACE Gateway Administrators to be activate.

Logging In

  • Here is the link to the Hive Gateway: gateway.hive.pace.gatech.edu
  • Begin by clicking Log in in the upper right hand corner of the web page

  • If you have access through one of the available Identity Providers (Georgia Tech is included), you should select it. Clicking Log on and then log-in at the Identify Provider page.

  • Otherwise, you may log-in with a local account. Note that you can use the Georiga Tech with the Existing Institution Credentials

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  • Once you are finished signing in, you should arrive at your Dashboard

Utility Bar

  • The utility bar includes the title PACE Gateway, the Notifications section, the Workspace dropdown ( which allows you to switch to the groups page or the settings page), and the option to log out

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Logging Out
  • To log out of the Hive Gateway, click on your name in the top right corner
  • This will display a drop down that allows you to log out and return to the Hive Gateway home page
  • If you want to visit the home page while still logged in, then you can click the PACE Gateway title in the top left corner

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Notifications Section
  • The Notifications section has a badge next to the bell icon displaying the number of notifications you recieved since the last time you checked them
  • You can click on the bell icon to view and manage your notifications
  • Notification are generally for account level activity, such as "you were added to a new group", and not experiment-specific activity

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Workspace Section
  • You will arrive at the Dashboard in the Workspace section by default when logging in
  • This section is where you manage your projects and experiments and submit jobs
  • Click on the workspace tab in the utility bar to display a dropdown containing the Groups and Settings tabs

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Groups Section
  • The Groups tab will take you to the Groups section which displays that groups that you are currently a part of and some information about them
  • More information about groups is available on the Groups page of the docs

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Settings Section
  • In the Settings section, you can adjust application settings, manage users based on your permissions, view experiment statistics, and more
  • This section will change based on your permissions, so you should feel free to explore and see what you can do

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Dashboard

  • This section contains the different applications that you have access to that you can use for your projects and displays your recent experiments
  • To submit a job/run an experiment, you will click on the application tile that you want to use and fill out the necessary information for the job when redirected to that application's experiment page
  • Running an experiment is synonymous with running a job
  • You can mark an application as a favorite by clicking the star icon in the application tile, and it will appear above all the other available applications in a section titled Favorites from now on
  • In a column on the right side, you will also see the most recent experiments that you have run with information including the names of the experiments, the applications used, their current status (executing, failed, completed etc), and when their status was last updated. You can also click on a recent experiment to clone and run it again.

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Experiments

  • Experiments are the terminology for computations or simulations.
  • This section allows you to view past and in-progress experiments that were shared with you or ones that you created
  • You can view information such as the name of the experiement, the application that it used, the user in your group that ran it, its creation time, and its status
  • If you want more in-depth information about an experiment including the files it produced and errors, simply click on the experiment name to be taken to the experiment summary
  • The clone option lets you copy a past experiment in order to quickly run it again

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Projects

  • This section allows you to view and create projects
  • You can view information about your projects including their name, owner, and creation time
  • A project is a container for experiments. Creating a project automatically creates a project directory, and all the experiments you run that you associate with the project will appear in that directory

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  • If you'd like to create a new project, you can click the New Project button in the top right

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  • If you want to share a project with your group or other users, you can click the Edit button under the actions column for a project and then click the Share button that shows up in the top right

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Storage

  • This section allows you to manage file storage for your projects
  • By default, you will have a directory created for each of your projects that contain folders for the experiments in that project, each of which contain the files used for and generated by that experiment
  • To add a new directory to place files in, enter a directory name in the text box containing New directory name and click add directory
  • If you'd like to add files to storage, use the box titled Drop files here or browse
  • When these files are added, they will automatically be placed in the current directory you are in, so if you'd like to put them inside a particular directory, navigate into that directory first

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