[GeoNode-devel] GeoNode/GeoServer track user disk usage

Pattara Kiatisevi pattara at longdo.com
Mon May 9 09:13:40 PDT 2022

Dear Giovanni,

Thank you very much for your reply. Our team will have a look into it.


On Fri, May 6, 2022 at 7:29 PM Giovanni Allegri <
giovanni.allegri at geosolutionsgroup.com> wrote:

> Dear Pattara,
> currently, there's no direct mechanism to calculate the storage space
> taken by files uploaded by single users. The Upload model provides a
> linkage between a user and the uploaded files, so one could calculate the
> total size of uploaded files by a user. however:
>  - GeoNode doesn't strictly require the uploaded files to be kept (as
> original data copies) inside its storage space. At this moment it's
> automatically requested when the upload is performed from the Web UI, but
> the upload API provides a flag to request either to keep the uploaded files
> or not. This is not a big concern if uploads are performed only through the
> Web UI
> - GeoNode transfers the uploaded data to Geoserver which, in its turn,
> will store it inside its own storage systems (DB for vector data,
> filesystem for raster data). This storage space should be taken into
> account to have the real total space taken by a user.
> - For documents, things are much simpler since they're only stored and
> served by GeoNode
> By the way, one can assume that files are only uploaded only from the UI
> and stored both as a raw copy in GeoNode and as published data in
> Geoserver. From the Upload model, the first can be calculated and the
> latter can be estimated.
> Things will probably change in the future, since there are plans to
> improve this flow, avoiding storage duplication as much as possible.
> Regards,
> Giovanni
> On Thu, May 5, 2022 at 12:03 PM Pattara Kiatisevi <pattara at longdo.com>
> wrote:
>> Dear GeoNode-devel,
>> Is there an easy way to track storage space used by users in GeoNode?
>> We are thinking of adding a check when uploading and delete layers but
>> just in case there is a better way.
>> Thank you very much,
>> Pattara
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