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Orcinus System Status

Post date System Status: Update Notes
2018-06-15 - 16:43 PDT Online

Friday, June 15 12:00 PM (PDT)

Orcinus is fully operational. Thank you for your patience.

For additional info and current issues notices etc.  please read /etc/motd

2018-06-13 - 20:49 PDT Conditions

Wednesday, June 13 8:00 PM (PDT)

The UBC Plant Operations restored partial cooling to the Chemistry Data Centre. The access to the system is limited (no job processing). The normal operations should be restored tomorrow.

Sorry for inconvenience.

 

2018-06-12 - 15:36 PDT Offline

Chiller Maintenance not completed

Orcinus is still unavailable as the chiller maintenance has not be completed, the expected time to complete that task  is Wednesday June 13 afternoon. Sorry for the inconvenience.

2018-06-05 - 22:50 PDT Offline

Power Outage and Chiller Maintenance Jun. 8 - Jun 12

The Chemistry building  will be without power to perform scheduled  maintenance on the primary electrical distribution system on

                                    Saturday, Jun 9, 2018  (full day)
 and on

                                    Monday, June 11, 2018  (2 full days)

 the UBC Plant Operation has scheduled the chiller maintenance.

 As a result the orcinus will be unavailable (computing + FS access)  starting

                                      8:00 PM Friday, June 8, 2018

The access to the system should be available late afternoon on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 and the computing + scheduling,  Wednesday June 13

Sorry for any inconveniences.

2018-05-19 - 17:43 PDT Online

Saturday May 19, 5 AM (PDT) Lustre FS issue

Orcinus experienced Lustre FS outage around 5AM this morning . The issue has been resolved. However, some jobs failed (I/O dependent), please check your  intermediate date and resubmit the lost computations.

Note: The Chemistry building  will be without power to perform scheduled maintenance on the primary electrical distribution system (full day) on Saturday Jun 9 2018  and on Monday June 11 2018  the UBC Plant Operation has scheduled the chiller maintenance. As a result the orcinus will be unavailable (computing + FS access). More details to follow.

2018-04-15 - 23:52 PDT Online

Orcinus - System Fully Operational

New 'bonus-RAC' allocation in effect on orcinus. However there are plenty of cores available for the opportunistic use.

2018-02-02 - 13:02 PST Online

Friday, February 2, 2018 7:00 AM (PST)

 The UBC campus experienced  power bumps, all buildings were affected.
 As a result many Orcinus' computing nodes lost power. The jobs running
 there were lost. Please examine your intermediate data and resubmit the
 lost computations.

 We are sorry for any inconveniences, but unfortunately these power issues
 are beyond our control.  

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