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Mid-August Maintenance: Update #2

August 20th, 2013 in Update.

Dear LinGA users, More work has been completed this morning and many systems are back on-line. The maintenance window is still open as we complete tasks in the background and upgrade the storage system. Current Status All storage is available in READ/WRITE mode on both LinGA & SCC . /protected/individuals/<user_name> /protected/projects/<project_name> /unprotected/projects/<project_name> /restricted/project/<project_name> /restricted/projectnb/<project_name> /restricted/archive/replicated/project/<project_name> /restricted/archive/not-replicated/project/<project_name> Jobs on RedStar and BlueIce that... More

Mid-August Maintenance: Update #1

August 20th, 2013 in Update.

Dear LinGA users, Below is the current progress of the LinGA systems maintenance scheduled for this week: Saturday night at 10:00 pm All batch queues on LinGA existing systems (RedStar, BlueIce & RubySky) were disabled. Monday morning at 10:00 am Interactive queues on LinGA clusters disabled. Any remaining jobs which were still running on LinGA systems, More

Mid-August Maintenance

August 13th, 2013 in News, Update.

On August 19th, several LinGA systems will temporarily taken offline as part of system repair, upgrade and transition to the Shared Computing Cluster (SCC). Systems effected include: LinGA Storage System RubySky   Please see our Maintenance page for details: http://www.bumc.bu.edu/linga/home/maintenance/

LinGA Storage Issue: Update 1

June 11th, 2013 in Alert, Announcement.

LinGA Users, Access to the LinGA storage cluster was restored early this morning through 6 of the 8 fileserving nodes. We're working with the vendor on resolving issues with failed components. During this time we might need to temporarily disable access from clients or reboot some of the fileserving nodes. We'll... More

LinGA Storage Down

June 10th, 2013 in Alert.

LinGA Users, One of the fileserving nodes on the LinGA storage cluster experienced a hardware failure. As a result our storage system is currently inaccessible. The following partitions were affected: /protected/individuals/ (/data/home) /protected/projects /unprotected/projects (/data/share) We have a High-Priority service call placed to with the vendor and are awaiting a call from the escalated service... More

LinGA Archive Issue: Update

March 28th, 2013 in Uncategorized.

LinGA Users, Issues with the archive server persist. We are in contact with the vendor to resolve the issue. Affected services 1) /illumina/data partition not accessible 2) MySQL database (linga-dbase) not accessible 3) Framingham pipeline scripts that rely on the database Next update 3/28 @ 2:00 pm

LinGA Archive Issue

March 27th, 2013 in Alert.

LinGA Users, Please note that the LinGA archive server went down on 3/27 @ 7:00 pm Affected services /illumina/data partition not accessible MySQL database (linga-dbase) not accessible Framingham pipeline scripts that rely on the database   Next update 3/28 @ 10:00 am

New LinGA Storage Page

March 11th, 2013 in Announcement, News.

Dear LinGA Users, Recently we have had a number of questions about storage usage, replication and snapshots. Data backups and integrity are one of the many things we do behind the scenes, but in an effort to be more ... More

RubySky Capacity Increase

March 6th, 2013 in Announcement, News.

Dear LinGA Users, We have made available more cores on RubySky, increasing the number of processors from 512 to 1024. If you have been waiting a long time for jobs to run on either RedStar or BlueIce, consider resubmitting these jobs on RubySky. Thanks, LinGA Adminsitrators

LinGA Storage Issue: Resolved

February 22nd, 2013 in Alert.

The brief interruption experienced on Wednesday was caused by a firmware mismatch on a recently replaced part. The firmware was updated on Wednesday to match its failover partner. After failover testing and 48 hours of monitoring, the open case with the vendor has been closed. The LinGA storage system is stable.