Systems

There will be a scheduled downtime of our HPC systems: Monday, March 11, from 06:50 to 16:00, affecting ONLY Fritz Wednesday, March 20, from 00:00 to end of the day, affecting ALL our clusters including frontends and fileservers For the March 20 downtime: Reason is general maintenan...

Category: HPC, Systems

There will be a scheduled downtime of all of NHR@FAUs HPC systems, including frontends and fileservers, on Monday, February 26, starting at 08:30, and lasting the whole day. Reason for the downtime is miscellaneous maintenance, including but not limited to some central fileservers, which is wh...

Category: HPC, Systems

On Friday, February 9th @ 19:30, one of the network file server (NFS) stopped working. As a consequence, many login and compute nodes became unresponsive as a major file system ($WORK for NHR projects) could not be accessed. The NFS server (atuin) has been rebooted and operation seems to be stabl...

Category: HPC, Systems

Last night (Monday, August 28 @ 23:00) one of the network file server (NFS) stopped working. As a consequence, many login and compute nodes became unresponsive as a major file system ($WORK for NHR projects) cannot be accessed. We are working on resolving the issue. Batch processing on Alex an...

Category: HPC, Systems

As already announced in the HPC Cafe in January for summer, we will now reinstall the RTX2080Ti and V100 nodes in TinyGPU with Ubuntu 20.04 (instead of Ubuntu 18.04) and integrate them into the Slurm batch system of the RTX3080/A100 GPU nodes. First RTX2080Ti and V100 nodes have already been reinstalled and moved to Slurm in the past days. The remaining nodes will follow gradually until end of October to allow a smooth transition.

Category: HPC, Systems

We are pleased to announce an invited talk by Benjamin Huth from the University of Regensburg about "Vectorized matrix-multiplication on the NEC SX-Aurora." The NEC SX-Aurora "Tsubasa" is NEC's latest vector processor architecture. Last year, RRZE has acquired a system with two "Tsubasa" vector a...

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