Monthly Archives for September 2015

Swansea Upgraded

This morning, we have re-opened the Swansea system to end-users after last week’s substantial software upgrade. The entire system software stack has now been updated or changed – operating system, cluster management and scheduler where we now deploy CentOS 6.7, xCAT 2.10 and Slurm 15.08. The last of these is the one which has most […]

Swansea Upgrade

As previously announced, we will decommission the current Swansea system for a full software upgrade this weekend. This will involve an outage going into the middle to latter part of next week. The current platform has served well, delivering more than 65 million hours to end-users in its 2 years in this form. It contains […]