System Downtime May 7 2024

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 7:00am to 9:00pm

Ohio Supercomputer Center

A downtime for OSC HPC systems is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 7 2024. The downtime will affect the Pitzer, Owens and Ascend Clusters, web portals, and HPC file servers. The state-wide licenses and MyOSC (the client portal) will be available during the downtime.

In preparation for the downtime, the batch scheduler will not start jobs that cannot be completed before 7 a.m., May 7. Jobs that are not started on clusters will be held until after the downtime and then started once the system is returned to production status. 

Highlights of the downtime activities include: 

  • Maintenance to SOCC data center power infrastructure
  • Changes to select protected data service project spaces
  • Configuration changes and possible upgrades to Infiniband unified fabric management servers
  • OS and firmware updates on critical infrastructure

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