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2017-03-09 - 12:37 PST Online

MIGRATION UPDATE FOR JASPER:


Due to generous support from the University of Alberta, the defunding date for Jasper has been rescheduled to October 01, 2017 (instead of March 31 as announced earlier). Researchers affiliated with the University of Alberta should contact support@westgrid.ca for more information about accessing this system after October 1. Please visit the Compute Canada Documentation Wiki's Jasper Hungabee Migration 2016 page for more information.

2017-03-09 - 12:31 PST Online

MIGRATION UPDATE FOR JASPER:


Due to generous support from the University of Alberta, the defunding date for Jasper has been rescheduled to October 01, 2017 (instead of March 31 as announced earlier). Researchers affiliated with the University of Alberta should contact support@westgrid.ca for more information about accessing this system after October 1. Please visit the Compute Canada Documentation Wiki's Jasper Hungabee Migration 2016 page for more information.

2016-11-24 - 15:40 PST Online

MIGRATION UPDATE FOR JASPER:


Due to generous support from the University of Alberta, the defunding date for Jasper has been rescheduled to March 31, 2017 (instead of January 01, 2017 as announced earlier). Researchers affiliated with the University of Alberta should contact support@westgrid.ca for more information about accessing this system after March 31, 2017. Please visit the Compute Canada Documentation Wiki's Jasper Hungabee Migration 2016 page for more information.

2016-11-17 - 21:21 PST System to be defunded

System to be DEFUNDED Jan. 01, 2017

This system will be “defunded” January 01, 2017 and will NOT be accessible to users not affiliated with the University of Alberta. Researchers affiliated with the University of Alberta should contact support@westgrid.ca for more information about accessing this system after March 31, 2017. (Users affiliated with the University of Alberta include researchers from the university and those researchers whose Compute Canada Account Sponsor (PI) is from the University of Alberta)

Please visit the Compute Canada Docs Wiki for more details and recommendations on which system(s) to use and how to transfer your files, or email support@westgrid.ca.

2016-10-27 - 08:17 PDT Online

Jasper back in production.

Jasper back in production.

 

The /lustre filesystem on Jasper and Hungabee is had run out of Inodes.

This is caused by having to many (185,000,000+) small files on the filesystem. 

We are currently have 90% Inodes used on Lustre.

 

Please clean up any files that you do not need, specifically large numbers 

of small files. Please archive and tar your data that should go to longterm 

storage and move it out off the Jasper cluster.

 

Running jobs may have been lost. We also stopped scheduling new jobs for about 24 

hours to run until we were sure new jobs would not die from lack of 

As of 9:00 AM Thursday October 27 we restarted scheduling jobs to run on Jasper.

 

2016-10-26 - 08:16 PDT Testing

Jasper experiencing filesystem problems: Lustre out of Inodes

The /lustre filesystem on Jasper and Hungabee is currently experiancing failure, It has run out of Inodes.

This is caused by having to many (185,000,000+) small files on the filesystem. 

Running jobs may have been lost. We have stopped scheduling new jobs to run until the problem is fixed.

 

If you are a Jasper or Hungabee user please clean up any files that you do not need, specifically large numbers of small files.

Please archive and tar your data that should go to longterm storage and move it out off the Jasper cluster.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

 

 

2016-07-19 - 12:49 PDT Online

Jasper back in production

Jasper back in production

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