Notices and News of NCI National Facility
|System Downtimes||For details of all previous downtimes on a particular system, follow the links:|
|Call for New Projects at the NCI National Facility||The NCMAS is calling for applications for new projects for the remainder of 2013.Resources are available at the NCI National Facility, the Specialised Facility for Bioinformatics at UQ , the VLSCI Peak Computing Facility and the Massive Facility. See ncmas.nci.org.au/applications for more details. The closing date is Monday June 3, 2013|
|The ANU is advertising several positions in the NCI National Facility. See here for details of open positions at ANU. The currently advertised positions are for a manager of data storage services (closing date April 14), manager of user services (closing date April 28) and academic consultant (closing date April 28).|
|Annual Report Call|
10th July 2012
|The ANU is advertising several positions in the NCI National Facility closing July 24. See sf.anu.edu.au/Positions_Vacant/ for details.|
|Petascale HPC System Tender
18th July 2011
|The ANU has advertised an invitation to pre-register interest in responding to the upcoming NCI Petascale HPC System Tender.|
|Vayu build complete.
6 April 2010
|The final two racks of the Sun/Oracle Vayu system have been put into production today. This brings vayu to its full complement of over 11900 cpus or even 140 TFlops peak computational capacity.|
|Vayu second stage in production.
11-12 March 2010
|The second stage of the Sun/Oracle Vayu system is being merged and will be in production from Friday. The new Vayu will be a ~7x increase in capacity over the first stage.|
|Vayu increased in capacity
12 Feb 2010
|The first stage of the new Sun Constellation cluster, vayu, was doubled in capacity today. See the following email to users for further details on the system status.|
|Interim Sun System Accepted
18 Sept 2009
|The first stage of the new Sun Constellation cluster, vayu, has passed acceptance and is now in production.|
|Sun Hardware Arrives
17 July 2009
|The crates containing the first stage of the
new Sun hardware have arrived. The system will be installed starting 22 July 2009.
It will take a few weeks for installation of the Sun hardware and
the ANU software before acceptance testing commences. We expect the system
to be available to users in the second half on September.
For more information see this email.
|Log in Messages
|The current messages of the day of NCI National Facility computers, as seen when logging in, including notices and current useful tips.|
|Software Updates||List of the latest software updates on the NCI National Facility systems.|
|MAS Grants||Grants Information for the present and past years. The grants for each 3 month quarter are available at 0000hrs on the first day of the new quarter.|
|Latest Newsletter||Newsletter for July 2010.|
|Previous News||Older newsletters and news bulletins.|
|Archived Mails||Archive of previous emails broadcast to users of the facility.|