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  • Aquila system outage 30th June - 2nd July 2015

    On the 30th June the storage server providing /apps and /data lost power and resulted in the Aquila system becoming unresponsive. This issue was fixed by reseating the power supply unit on the storage node and the storage node boot...

  • HPC User Group Meeting - 21st July 2015

    On 21st July 14:30 - 16:30 in 3WN 3.8, we will be holding a HPC User Group Meeting. This will be the first user group meeting after Balena has been opened to users and we are keen to get feedback...

  • Aquila storage maintenance work on 7-9am on 7th July 2015

    Essential maintenance work will be performed on Aquila's home area storage on 7th July 2015, between 7-9am. While this work is being carried out Aquila will not be available or accessible. All users are required to log out before 8pm...

  • Welcome to Outlook Calendar, 29 June 2015

    We are pleased that all staff can now use Outlook on their desktop or via mail.bath.ac.uk for email and calendar.  Computing Services Assistant Director, Gordon Roberts, explains the move from Thunderbird and Oracle to Outlook. Following extensive requests and feedback...

  • Prepare for Outlook Calendar, 29 June University go live

    The University is moving from Oracle to Outlook Calendar the last weekend of June 2015.  Go live for Outlook Calendar as the University Calendar tool is 9.30am, Monday 29 June 2015. Changes you will see after 9.30am, Monday 29 June...

  • Changing the Module environment on Balena

    In favour of presenting a better categorisation of the software packages available on Balena to improve the user experience, the software packages available under the module has been re-organised into the following categories:- Applications Compilers and Languages Libraries Tools Users...

  • Service Desk Wins for Student Employer of the Year Award

    The IT Service Desk recieved some exciting news this month when they learnt that they had been nominated for a SEOTY (Student Employer of the year) award by University of Bath student and Computing Services employee, Jules Farrow. The nomination...

  • Going live....

    This morning the last of the professional services staff were migrated from Thunderbird to Microsoft Exchange. Academic staff members will continue to be migrated until June 24. This kicks off a time of change for the University meaning that all...

  • 4th HPC Symposium this Thursday

    We are looking forward to this year's Symposium on HPC which is taking place this Thursday, 4th June, it is promising to be another packed schedule of talks and posters and over 50 delegates attending. This years keynote talk will be...

  • From Oracle to Outlook Calendar

    We've blogged previously about the University's move to the Exchange server and Outlook 2013 for email. Following a successful pilot, the next step in this process is to move all staff members over to Outlook Calendar during the weekend of...