News 2013

11.12.2013 08:51
The maximum run-time of jobs on Soroban has been restored to 14 days.

02.12.2013 12:40
Due to maintenance work on the air-conditioning system in the data centre on 09/10.12.2104, run-time of new jobs will be restricted.

20.11.2013 14:46
Access to Soroban has been restored.

20.11.2013 14:21
Access to Soroban is currently interrupted due to a problem on one of the storage nodes.

18.09.2013
Normal service on Soroban has been resumed.

18.09.2013
Access to Soroban is currently interrupted due to a problem on one of the administration nodes.

11.09.2013
Normal service on Soroban has been resumed.

23.08.2013
Access to Soroban is possible again but further disruption may occur.

23.08.2013
There has been a further failure of the administration nodes on Soroban. Access is currently not possible.

21.08.2013
Normal service on Soroban has been resumed.

21.08.2013
Due to a failure of the administration nodes, access to Soroban is currently not possible. We are working to resolve the problem.

05.07.2013
Jobs are now being accepted again on Soroban. Problems may still occur with files on /scratch written between 11:09 and 12:38 today.

05.07.2013
A failure on Soroban in the file system /scratch has caused all jobs which were writing to /scratch to be terminated. The queueing system is currently not accepting any new jobs.

27.06.2013
A failure on Abacus4 in the file system /scratch has caused all jobs, with the exception of those running on a42, to be terminated. The problem has now been resolved.

11.03.2013
Due to software maintenance Soroban will be unavailable at the following time: Monday, 11th March 2013, 10:00-11:00. Running jobs will not be affected but it will not be possible to log in during this period.

28.02.2013
Due to a configuration problem all jobs were canceled.

26.02.2013
The file system /work is now available again. Some are jobs no longer visible to the queueing system, but their status can seen via bstat -w.

26.02.2013
The file system /work is currently unavailable on Abacus4. We are working to correct this problem.

07.01.2013
During the holidays there was a system failure on Soroban. Access may be interrupted during the day.