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Events

Cluster Maintenance, Monday April 4th 7am – 11am

Please note that we have our regularly scheduled Cluster Maintenance happening this Monday, April 4th, from 7 am to 11 am. As during all maintenance periods, the login nodes and NX/NoMachine nodes will be rebooted, and retention on Regal scratch will be run. Due to a SLURM upgrade, jobs will be paused during maintenance. Please Note: Next month's maintenance will…

SLURM upgrade Fri. August 14, 2015 8am

We will be updating the SLURM job scheduler Friday 14th at 8am. We worked with the developers this week to fix the segmentation violation issue that was causing it to crash on Monday morning and Tuesday evening. Running jobs will be suspended during the upgrade and you will still be able to submit jobs. The process is expected to be…

Monthly Cluster Maintenance, August 3rd 2015

The August 3rd, 2015 maintenance will begin at 7am. All Research Computing services will be available during this time. RC's maintenance activities will be limited to a rolling reboot of all login (rcloginXX) and nx (holynx01 and rcnx01) nodes. If you are on a login/nx node when that node is rebooted, please log in again. Research Computing is continuing to…

Monthly Cluster Maintenance, July 6th

Note that we will start pausing running jobs at 5AM. This will permit your work to have as much access to compute resources as we can allow while still performing scheduled maintenance tasks. We will re-enable all jobs after the slurm upgrade is complete. Research Computing's July 6 maintenance activities will be: 1) Upgrading the slurm cluster scheduling software for…

Data Carpentry – Genomics! August 19 & 20

RC is proud to be one of the few sites hosting these innovative workshops: The aim of Data Carpentry is to teach researchers basic concepts, skills, and tools for working with data so that they can get more done in less time, and with less pain. Data Carpentry is a sister organization to the highly successful Software Carpentry. The focus…

Software Carpentry – R Workshop, July 22 & 23

RC is proud to host this workshop for researchers at all levels. Software Carpentry (SWC) is an organization dedicated to teaching scientists modern software engineering skills that they'll use in their day-to-day work. SWC develops the curriculum for these workshops and provides trained, experienced teachers. It is a great opportunity to learn how to code well in a proven system developed precisely…

Reminder: MGHPCC data center shutdown 5/18/15

REMINDER: On Monday May 18th from midnight until 6:00 PM the MGHPCC data center will shut down for power maintenance. This will affect numerous services hosted by FASRC including compute and storage. Shutdown of RC systems at MGHPCC will begin Sunday night after 6PM so we're ready for the power-off. Once power is restored on Monday, we will begin bringing…

Monthly Maintenance, April 6th 2015

Research Computing's April 6th maintenance activities will be: 1) Upgrading the SLURM cluster scheduling software for bug fixes and performance upgrades. 2) Testing the spunnel and x11 plug-ins. Their proper operation is critical to some of Odyssey's users. 3) Rolling reboot of all login nodes (rcloginXX) During this time, the Odyssey cluster will be unavailable. If at all possible, we…