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...
Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 3:33 PM
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, Feb 27, 2019 at 8:51 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...
Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 8:56 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...
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...
Tue, Sep 3, 2019 at 3:07 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...
Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 12:25 PM
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
Policy on Software Installation Requests
Some software does not require root level (administrative) access and can be installed in a user's home directory or a group's project director...
Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 9:21 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