Christmas Closure 2019

Posted on Fri 20 December 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Please note that due to college closure for Christmas, there will be minimal customer support after Monday 23rd Dec 2019 until the college re-opens on the 2nd January 2020. Please exercise awareness of any impact your jobs may be having during this time, and practice good cluster etiquette. Any support …


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Modules Update December 2019

Posted on Wed 11 December 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last module update in August, we have added 23 modules to dev, added 22 modules to production and removed 4 modules. Read on for complete list of changes.


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Modules Update August 2019

Posted on Fri 09 August 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last update in April, we have updated the following module files:

Application Name Application Version Arch Status Set as Default?
abaqus 2019 x86_64 moved from dev to production no
anaconda2 2019.03 ppc64le added to dev N/A
anaconda3 2019.03 ppc64le added to dev N/A
ansys …

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GitHub Enterprise Maintenance 02/05/2019

Posted on Fri 26 April 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

On Thursday 02/05/2019 at 10:00 the GitHub Enterprise instance will be taken down for maintenance to increase the disk capacity that contains user data as it is currently over 80% full.

The maintenance should take around 1 hour. During that time you will not be able to …


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Modules Update April 2019

Posted on Fri 26 April 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last update in March, we have updated the following module files:

Updates to the Production Environment

  • Added anaconda2 2018.12
  • Added anaconda3 2018.12
  • Added cellranger 3.0.2
  • Added nagfor 6.2
  • Moved perl5lib to perl5lib/5.26.0
  • Added relion 3.0 and 3.0-gpu
  • Added …

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Modules Update March 2019

Posted on Mon 11 March 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

Since the last update (on 29/11/2018), we have updated the following module files:

Updates to the Production Environment

  • Added bartender 1.1 (now the default)
  • Added boost 1.68.0 (now the default)
  • Added castep 18.1-intel* (now the default)
  • Added cuda 9.0.176
  • Added cudnn 7 …

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GitHub Enterprise Upgrade 2.16

Posted on Thu 14 February 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

On Wednesday 2019-02-20 at 14:00 we will be applying an upgrade to our GitHub Enterprise instance to version 2.16.2, which includes bug fixes and the latest security updates.

The update should take around 1 hour. During that time you will not be able to perform any git …


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Update of environment modules to version 4.2.1

Posted on Fri 18 January 2019 in news by Tom Bradford

We have deployed the latest version of Environment Modules (4.2.1) across the cluster on all frontend and compute nodes.

A summary of changes introduced in the latest version:

  • The output of module avail is paginated (pass --no-pager to restore legacy behaviour).
  • Output from module sub-commands are printed to …

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Christmas Closure 2018

Posted on Wed 19 December 2018 in news by Tom Bradford

Please note that due to college closure for Christmas, there will be minimal customer support after Friday 21st Dec 2018 until the college re-opens on the 2nd January 2019. Please exercise awareness of any impact your jobs may be having during this time, and practice good cluster etiquette. Any support …


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ppc64le own modules

Posted on Wed 12 December 2018 in news by Tom Bradford

You may now load private ppc64le modules after loading the use.own module on nodes with POWER9 processors. Private modules must be placed in the directory ${HOME}/privatemodules_ppc64le, which will be created if it does not exist upon loading the use.own module.


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