CCR Policies

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

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...
Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 1:43 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...
Fri, Dec 18, 2020 at 2:54 PM
Data Backup Policy
Backups of CCR systems are done for disaster recovery purposes only.  We can not guarantee backups complete in a certain time period (i.e. within 24 hours)....
Mon, Nov 15, 2021 at 8:27 AM
External Co-Location Policy
CCR allows business tenants of the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences (CBLS) building to co-locate their servers i...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 3:19 PM
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...
Fri, May 7, 2021 at 11:25 AM
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...
Mon, Feb 24, 2020 at 3:04 PM
Policy on Software Installation
CCR staff provide a suite of software that is standard for high performance computing environments.  This include compilers, Cuda, Anaconda Python, and some...
Thu, Oct 7, 2021 at 11:54 AM
Scratch Usage Policy
Using Temporary Storage on CCR Servers Scratch space is temporary, volatile storage for files. Temporary scratch space is available to users in two diff...
Thu, Jan 28, 2021 at 3:18 PM
Support Policy
CCR staff provide systems and user support during regular business hours, Monday through Friday 8am-5pm excluding University at Buffalo holidays.  No weeken...
Wed, Jun 10, 2020 at 11:56 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...
Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 10:23 AM