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ANNOUNCEMENT: EMERGENCY DOWNTIME on ecco cluster July 21-22 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT: We have implemented an emergency downtime for the ecco cluster to diagnose an issue with the /home file system.

WHAT DID THIS AFFECT: All processes and jobs will be killed.

DURATION: We took Ecco down this morning (July 21, 2017). We made a decision based on Ecco incurring the second instability in 2 days [...]

[ECCO] [SDS] Update to Anaconda Python (2.1.0 -> 4.0.0)

We have updated the Anaconda Python environment from 2.1.0 to Anaconda [...]

[ECCO] [SDS] Latest updates to Stata, Matlab

We applied the latest updates to Stata. Matlab R2016a is available. Please note that the DEFAULT Matlab version remains R2014b. This prevents your programs from changing results all of a sudden. To explicitly switch to a different Matlab version, see our Advanced Qsub page.

[ECCO] Data cleanup for QWI files

We are clearing out a number of old QWI vintages on [...]

[ECCO] [SDS] Possible issues with access due to power outage

Cornell University (in fact, Ithaca, NY) suffered a power outage today. A very small number of electronic equipment, which unfortunately included a (quite old) network switch moderating internet access to ECCO and SDS, failed, and are currently being replaced. Your access to ECCO and SDS will be affected for an unknown length until we can [...]