You are here


Orcinus System Status

Post date System Status: Update Notes
2013-11-12 - 18:13 PST Downtime Scheduled

Orcinus Major OS and File System Upgrades

Orcinus will be down in order to complete a major OS and File System upgrade, starting on

                      Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 10:00 AM (PST)

We will attempt to resume normal operations ASAP, but the outage is expected to last at least 10 days.

We will post more details as they become available.


2013-10-29 - 15:26 PDT Online

System fully operational

System fully operational.

2013-10-24 - 15:06 PDT Online

Chiller issues resolved Orcinus operational

The chiller issues have been resolved and normal operations have resumed. Please examine your intermediate data and resubmit the lost computations. We are sorry for any inconveniences. 

2013-10-24 - 08:16 PDT Offline

Chiller failure

We have suffered a chiller failure and were forced to power off all compute nodes. Running jobs were lost. We have no estimate yet of repair time. We will restore operations as soon as is possible.

2013-08-30 - 15:04 PDT Online

System fully operational

System fully operational

2013-08-30 - 06:13 PDT Offline

UBC Campus power outage

Orcinus and Glacier have been hit by the UBC Campus power outage.  All running jobs have been lost.  No estimate yet for restoration of services.

2013-07-04 - 08:20 PDT Online

System fully operational

System fully operational