Housekeeper takes care of files
Store, tag, fetch, and archive files with ease 🗃
Housekeeper is a tool that aims to provide:
- a backend for storing versioned bundles of files
- different interfaces (Python, CLI, REST) for fetching files based on tags
- a way to backup and retrieve bundles from long-term storage
- re-implement the archive/encryption interface [@ingkebil]
- handle clean up of expired bundles [@robinandeer]
- expand the CLI with
getcommand etc. [@robinandeer]
Housekeeper written in Python 3.6+ and is available on the Python Package Index (PyPI).
pip install housekeeper
If you would like to install the latest development version:
git clone https://github.com/Clinical-Genomics/housekeeper cd housekeeper pip install --editable .
Housekeeper is using github flow branching model as described in our development manual.
Command line interface
Housekeeper supports a very simple YAML config. The following options are supported:
--- database: mysql+pymysql://userName:passWord@domain.com/database root: /path/to/root/dir
root option is used to store files within the Housekeeper context.
Setup (or reset) the database. It will simply setup all the tables in the database. You can reset an existing database by using the
housekeeper --database "sqlite:///hk.sqlite3" init Success! New tables: bundle, file, file_tag_link, tag, version
Include (hard-link) all files of an existing bundle version into Housekeeper and the
This will only work if the bundle only has a single version which can be "imported". If you want to import a specific version of a bundle you can use the
Delete files that are not on disk anymore like his:
housekeeper delete files --tag fastq --notondisk
Remove all bam files before a certain date:
housekeeper delete files --tag bam --before 2017-06-15
Remove fastq files from a flowcell:
housekeeper delete files --tag fastq --tag H0HKKALXX
It'll always ask for confirmation, unless you add --yes:
housekeeper delete files --bundle sillyfish --yes
If you do not provide a --tag or --bundle, essentially deleting everything, the function will not let you do that.
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