May 2021: Monthly Maintenance Downtime (5/25/21)

Date of downtime: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Approximate time of outage: 7am-5pm

Resources affected by downtime:

UB-HPC cluster (all partitions) 

Industry cluster (all partitions )

Faculty cluster (all partitions)

Portals: WebMO, OnDemand

What will be done:  

  • Reboot of all cluster nodes, front-end login nodes (vortex1/2, presto, transfer) and OnDemand
  • OnDemand software update 2.0 - Release Notes
  • The following OnDemand apps will be removed from service:  Jupyter Notebook - Python 2.7, Jupyter Notebook - Python 3.6, and Jupyter Notebook Faculty Cluster - Python 3.6.  Please use the other Jupyter Notebook apps to launch the latest Python environment installed by CCR or customize to use your own installation.
  • See this page for modules being deprecated

Jobs will be held in queue during the maintenance downtime and will run after the updates are complete.  

If you have  any questions or concerns please e-mail