CCR Policies

This area contains CCR's policies for use of our systems

Use and Misuse of CCR resources
Permitted Usage: The University at Buffalo's Center for Computational Research maintains servers, clusters, and websites designed for UB's fac...
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 9:36 AM
Data Backup Policy
Backups Home and project directories on the EMC Isilon NAS (/user and /projects) are backed up to an offsite storage system by UB's Enterprise Infras...
Mon, May 7, 2018 at 3:40 PM
Batch Scheduler Policy
The batch scheduler is configured with a number of scheduling policies to keep in mind. The policies attempt to balance the competing objectives of reasonab...
Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 11:39 AM
System Maintenance
CCR staff strive to maintain up-to-date and secure resources for the UB community.  In order to do this we plan monthly maintenance periods for the academic...
Mon, May 7, 2018 at 12:01 PM
Passwords
Password Expiration: CCR passwords expire once per year.  Depending on the client you use to connect to certain CCR resources/servers, you may not be pr...
Wed, May 30, 2018 at 10:18 AM
Hardware Installation, Maintenance, and Support Policy
NOTE:  See the bottom of this page for a pdf version of this policy CCR maintains custom servers and compute nodes for faculty research groups, in ad...
Mon, May 7, 2018 at 1:01 PM
Accounts and Data Retention Policy
CCR accounts are available to UB faculty, their collaborators and students either working with them or in a class that requires access to CCR.  Account r...
Wed, May 30, 2018 at 10:12 AM
Scratch Usage Policy
Using Temporary Storage on CCR Servers Temporary "scratch" space is available to users in several locations on the clusters for use during job...
Mon, May 7, 2018 at 3:40 PM