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Cluster downtime, November 1st 2016

Due to essential maintenance the HPC Clusters listed below will be unavailable for periods throughout the day on Tuesday, 1st November. During these times users will not able to login to the cluster head nodes to access their files and manage their compute jobs.

Estimated downtime periods:

    Kelvin unavailable from 10am to 11am
    Lonsdale unavailable from 11am to 12pm
    Parsons unavailable from 12pm to 1pm

Please note these are estimated times and subject to change.

We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Training Courses in Nov 2016 / Jan 2017 / Feb 2017

Research IT (TCHPC) will be running training courses in:

  • An Introduction to TCHPC Systems
  • An Introduction to Linux Command-Line
  • An Introduction to Python for Scientific Computing
  • An Introduction to Scientific Visualisation

Cluster downtime, August 30th & 31st 2016

In order to perform essential maintenance the HPC clusters:

  • Kelvin
  • Lonsdale
  • Parsons
Will be unavailable all day on Tuesday the 30th and Wednesday the 31st of August 2016.

We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience in this matter.

Downtime for main clusters - storage issues

Update 12pm, 22nd June

Logins are available again on the clusters.

Update 10am, 22nd June

The maintenance works have been completed. They are going to investigate the cause of the downtime on the storage system.

We are performing some final checks, and should have the filesystems available again around lunchtime.

We will release the queues this afternoon.

Thank you for your patience and we are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Training Courses in May 2016

Research IT (TCHPC) will be running training courses in:

  • An Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting
  • An Introduction to TCHPC Systems
  • An Introduction to Debugging and Profiling C Code