storage

  • IT maintenance affects storage areas, Tuesday 1 May between 7am and 8am

    On the morning of Tuesday 1 May, some essential storage maintenance will be carried out that will require a break in connection of a few seconds to the Filestore areas on the X drive as listed below. This brief interruption...

  • Research storage issues

    Research storage users may be encountering issues with their data stored on X:\DepartmentName\ResearchProjects\Name  Symptoms vary, but generally users will see an error message warning that they can't save to their storage area because it's full. Data will be read only...

  • Aquila /data area is being recovered

    To update everyone on the condition of the /data storage area. I have some good news!​ We received the new power supply from ClusterVision for the storage server, after fitting the new supply we discovered that the mainboard has also...

  • Aquila HPC service retirement - 30th September 2015

    We trust that everyone is making good use of the Balena HPC service, it certainly appears to be heavily used over the last few months. I would like to make you aware that on 30th September 2015, we will be...

  • Balena service online after BeeGFS upgrade

    The Balena HPC service is now ready for use after the BeeGFS parallel file system upgrade - new features available after this upgrade include informational quota and quota enforcement. We have successfully completed cluster wide pre-production tests to ensure that...

  • BeeGFS upgrade 27th - 31st July 2015

    From 27th July the BeeGFS storage on the Balena HPC cluster will be undergoing an upgrade. We are expecting that Balena will be unavailable for, at most, the entire week while ClusterVision perform the upgrade. During this period there will...

  • 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...

  • Aquila HPC /home area unavailable - 18 Sept 2013

    The storage server which provides the /home area for the Aquila HPC has been experiencing some technical issues and as a result the /home area will be experiencing a degraded performance for the time being. To rectify the issues the...