Rossmann Cluster maintenance
March 17, 2015 8:00am – 7:30pm
ROSSMANN IS ALIVE
Rossmann Cluster is now back online. Kudos to the maintenance team and thanks for your patience!
UPDATE 17 March, 2015
Our systems engineers are hard at work to bring Rossmann Cluster back to life. We shall e-mail everyone as soon as the updates are finished.
Thanks for your patience!
UPDATE 4 March, 2015
The Rossmann cluster maintenance has been scheduled for Tuesday, 17 March, 2015.
On that day, the cluster will be unavailable beginning at 8:00 am, and is expected to return to production by 6:00 pm.
During that time, the cluster job scheduler and resource manager will be updated, the operating system patched, maintenance on the scratch file system done, Rossmann's data center space physically reconfigured.
Any PBS jobs which request a walltime which would take them past 8:00 am on March 17th will not start and will remain in the queue until after the maintenance is complete.
The following information is superceded
The Rossmann cluster will be unavailable beginning at 8:00am on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 for scheduled maintenance. The cluster will return to full production by 6:00pm that day.
During this time, Rossmann will have the operating system patched, the PBS resource management system upgraded, and maintenance performed on the Lustre scratch filesystem.
Any PBS jobs which request a walltime which would take them past 8:00am on February 17th will not start and will remain in the queue until after the maintenance is completed.