Last Updated: May 5, 2021

The following storage connectors are supported for Globus Connect Server v5.4:

Table 1. Connectors
Connector Name Description

ActiveScale (New in v5.4.21)

The ActiveScale connector can be used to access data on ActiveScale Object Storage.

Amazon Web Services S3 [1]

The AWS S3 Connector can be used for access and sharing of data on AWS S3.

Box

The Box connector enables use of a Globus data access interface on an Box storage system, via the Box API.

Ceph

The Ceph Connector enables use of a Globus data access interface on an Ceph storage system, via the Ceph Object Gateway.

Google Drive

The Google Drive storage connector allows Globus Connect Server to access Google Drives associated with Google accounts.

Google Cloud Storage

The Google Cloud Storage connector allows Globus Connect Server to access Google Cloud Storage buckets associated with Google accounts.

Microsoft Azure Blob Storage (New in v5.4.28)

The Azure Blob connector provides access to data in Azure Blob storage accounts.

Microsoft OneDrive (New in v5.4.21)

The OneDrive connector provides access to OneDrive data and shared libraries.

POSIX Staging (New in v5.4.10)

The POSIX Staging Connector provides access to POSIX file systems that cache data from a tertiary storage system. It invokes an administrator-specified command to stage data to the cache.

SpectraLogic BlackPearl

The SpectraLogic BlackPearl Connector enables use of a Globus data access interface on a SpectraLogic BlackPearl storage system.

Globus Community Connector Program

The following connectors are developed and supported via the Globus Community Connector Program.

Table 2. Community Support Connectors

iRODS (New in v5.4.10)

The iRODS connector allows Globus Connect Server to access systems managed by iRODS. This is developed and supported in partnership with the iRODS Consortium.


1. The AWS S3 connector can be used with a select few S3-compatbile storage systems as outlined in Connecting S3-Compatible Systems.