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Mon 27Feb 2018 09:31:00 EST Gravity decommissioned Tuesday Feb 27th.

Thu Feb 15 14:39:57 EST 2018 Electrical work is finished, systems back in normal operation.

Thu Feb 15 8:15:00 EST 2018 Connectivity to the data centre has been restored. Only the P7 system still seems to be unreachable, all other systems are up (within the limitations due to the scheduled partial outage today).

Thu Feb 14 7:30:00 EST 2018 Connectivity to the data centre failed, so none of the systems can be reached. We are investigating if the connectivity can be restored before today's partial outage is over.

Sun Feb 11 13:14:44 EST 2018 Scheduled partial system outage February 15th, 8am-5pm, for electrical work. HPSS, atlas and some GPC nodes will be unavailable.

Sun Feb 11 13:14:44 EST 2018 Gravity GPU Cluster to be decommissioned February 26th.

Wed Feb 09 10:22:40 EST 2018 HPSS is back in service

Wed Jan 31 10:16:35 EST 2018 The HPSS core node had a hardware failure overnight. Vendor has been contacted for support and part replacement.

Mon Jan 29 17:39:03 EST 2018 Maintenance is finished. Most systems will come back online in less than one hour.

Thu Jan 18 21:03:04 EST 2018 All systems will be unavailable January 29th 7am thru January 30th for annual scheduled maintenance.

Sat Dec 23 13:35:49 EST 2017 All systems have been restored, and jobs are running.

Sat Dec 23 7:00:00 EST 2017 Power outage at the data centre.

System News

  • Feb 27, 2017 : gravity decommissioned.
  • Dec 4, 2017 : scratchtcs decommissioned.
  • Dec 1, 2017, 00:00 am to 06:00 am: The connection to the data center will be down for a scheduled network maintenance. Jobs will continue to run, but login sessions will be terminated at midnight.
  • Nov 28, 2017, 12:00 noon: The GPC will be reduced from 30,912 to 16,800 cores to make room for the installation of Niagara.
  • Sept 29, 2017: The TCS was decommissioned on Sept. 29, 2017
  • Mar 3: GPC: Version 7.0 of Allinea Forge (DDT Debugger, MAP, Performance Reports) installed as a module.
  • Jan 26: New larger (1.8PB) $SCRATCH storage brought online.
  • Oct 24: P8: 2 new Power 8 Development Nodes, P8 , with 4x Nvidia P100 (Pascal) GPUs, available for users.
  • Sept 19: KNL: Intel Knights Landing Development Nodes, KNL , available for users.
  • Sept 13: GPC: Version 6.1 of Allinea Forge (DDT Debugger, MAP, Performance Reports) installed as a module.
  • Sept 13: GPC: Version 17.0.0 of the Intel Compiler and Tools are installed as modules.
  • Aug 20: P8: Power 8 Development Nodes, P8 , with 2x Nvidia K80, GPUs available for users.

(Previous System News)

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What's New On The Wiki

  • Dec 2014: Updated GPC Quickstart with info on email notifications from the scheduler.
  • Dec 2014: Hdf5 compilation page updated.
  • Sept 2014: Improved information on the Python versions installed on the GPC, and which modules are included in each version.
  • Sept 2014: Description on using job arrays on the GPC on the Scheduler page.
  • Sept 2014: Instructions on using Hadoop (for the Hadoop workshop held in September).

Previous new stuff can be found in the What's new archive.

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