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 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
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
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
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.
LinGA Users, Earlier this morning one of the servers from the main LinGA storage cluster crashed and went in failover mode. Soon after its high-availability pair also experienced issues. As a result, our storage system was inaccessible for a short time. The following partitions were affected: /protected/individuals/ (/data/home) /protected/projects /unprotected/projects (/data/share) Currently... More
RStudio has been installed on the RubySky login-node! LinGA's compute environment is not directly accessible from the internet and accessing the RStudio web-gui requires port-forwarding, something previously undocumented on the LinGA page. Please take a look at the new documentation. The final section is an example for RStudio. Note that RStudio does... More
With the introduction of our new YouTube Channel, documentation has been updated to contain convenient video tutorials. VPN - http://www.bumc.bu.edu/linga/documentation/connecting/ PuTTY - http://www.bumc.bu.edu/linga/documentation/connecting/incoming-to-linga/windows/interactive/windows-text-only/ X-Win32 - http://www.bumc.bu.edu/linga/documentation/connecting/incoming-to-linga/windows/interactive/windows-gui/ FTP\FileZilla - http://www.bumc.bu.edu/linga/documentation/connecting/incoming-to-linga/windows/transfer/#Filezilla
LinGA has a new YouTube Channel!
All LinGA systems are back online. Systems were brought online throughout the week and most functionality was returned by Wednesday. The final cluster, RubySky, was enabled for use on Friday. During the outage, we took the opportunity to repair and make cluster-wide configuration changes to the nodes and clusters. Thank you... More