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Cluster downtime, February 16th & 17th 2016

In order to perform essential maintenance the HPC clusters:

  • Kelvin
  • Lonsdale
  • Parsons
Will be unavailable all day on Tuesday the 16th and Wednesday the 17th of February 2016.

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

Downtime 2015-12-13 Power Failure in Lloyd Building

There appears to have been a major power failure in the Lloyd Building overnight on Saturday 12th / Sunday 13th.

No details at present.

All TCHPC clusters are offline until this is properly investigated.

Updates will be posted when further information is known.

Training Courses in November 2015

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

  • An Introduction to TCHPC Systems
  • An Introduction to Makefiles, and Version Control using Git
  • An Introduction to Workflows

Service interruption to TCHPC some hosted services

There will be a brief scheduled outage of some TCHPC network services on Tuesday the 12th of May 2015 between 8am and 8:30am. This outage is necessary to allow us to carry out essential upgrade works and we apologise for any inconvenience it may cause.

The period between 8:30am and 10am should be regarded as at risk for the same services in the unlikely event a problem occurs and remedial action is required.

Downtime for Server Room Maintenance (Fri 21th Nov - Fri 5th Dec 2014) -- ALL TCHPC Clusters

Update Wed 3rd Dec: Logins are available again

Update Wed 3rd Dec: logins are available on the lonsdale and kelvin headnodes. The queues are still offline, so jobs will not run. However you can now access your files.

TCHPC Downtime: All clusters

FROM: Friday 21st November 2014 9am

TO: Friday 5th December 2014 5pm

The main clusters (Lonsdale, Parsons, Kelvin) will be offline during this period.