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...
Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 4:58 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...
Tue, Jul 26, 2022 at 11:07 AM
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
Data Ownership Policy
User home directories: CCR provides each cluster user with a home directory (/user/username) and a 10GB quota.  The data contained in the home directory...
Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 4:55 PM
Email Communications Policy
As a user of CCR equipment, you may receive emails from us about emergency outages, major planned outages, or updates to CCR's policies.  Occasionally ...
Wed, Feb 9, 2022 at 9:42 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
CCR maintains custom servers and compute nodes for faculty research groups, in addition to our large production clusters and visualization hardware, whic...
Thu, Aug 11, 2022 at 12:52 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...
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...
Tue, Jul 26, 2022 at 11:07 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