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System Status

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Thu Aug 31 12:58:45 EDT 2017 BGQ back online.

Thu Aug 31 9:09:45 EDT 2017 BGQ down for scheduled service. Should be back online around 2pm.

Fri Aug 18 17:10:24 EDT 2017 Systems back to normal.

Fri Aug 18 13:20:56 EDT 2017 We need to have an emergency shutdown of all compute systems to fix a cooling issue that has arisen. Should be back up this afternoon. We will try and keep the login nodes and stroage online, however all the compute nodes will need to be shutdown.

Sat Aug 5 16:48:44 EDT 2017 The switch is fixed. Scinet0[2-4] and datamovers are back online.

Sat Aug 5 00:56:31 EDT 2017 Most of GPC will be accessible soon. Lost a switch, scinet0[2-4] and datamovers will be down until it's fixed. Scinet01 may be login using its IP address; "ssh".

Fri Aug 4 17:45:10 EDT 2017 The chiller went down again, causing a full shutdown of all systems. We don't expect them back tonight, as the storm continues and power outages continue with it.

Fri Aug 4 17:11:08 EDT 2017 A power glitch took down all the compute nodes, including GPC, TCS, BGQ. The filesystems are up, except for reserved1 and scratchtcs. Systems are being restored.

Tue Jun 13 11:24:15 EDT 2017 HPSS is back on service.

Sat Jun 10 21:38:37 EDT 2017 The robot arm on the HPSS library developed problems. HPSS is out of service until further notice.

Tue May 23 13:40:56 EDT 2017 HPSS is back on service.

Mon May 22 07:37:27 EDT 2017 Overnight the robot arm on the library developed problems. We may not be able to have support come in and have it fixed until Tuesday. In the meantime HPSS is out of service

Thu May 18 13:00:00 EDT 2017 File system seem resolved. Please check your jobs and resubmit if they had issues.

Thu May 18 12:00:00 EDT 2017 File system issues and some jobs may have died. Investigating.

System News

  • Sept 29, 2017: The TCS will be 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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