Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

High Performance Computing Penn Medicine Academic Computing Services

System Status

Current HPC System Status

  • October 23rd, 2:45PM:  The system is now back online.  Users may submit jobs as required.  We appreciate your patience as we resolved this issue with our vendor.  More details to follow via e-mail.  

  • October 23rd, 2014, 1:22PM:  The datacenter location at which the HPC is housed had an unplanned outage resulting in all HPC systems powering down unexpectedly.  The PMACS ERA and Infrastructure teams are working to restore the service and verify system integrity.  The system may be partially or wholly unavailable until further notice.  Updates will be posted as they occur.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  

  • October 10th, 2014:  The HPC slowness has been identified as hotspots in our disk subsystem.  We are working with our vendor to tune parts of the disk subsystem to alleviate this issue.  

  • October 9th, 2014:  Some HPC users are experiencing slowness accessing HPC storage.  The issue is being actively investigated.  

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  • 24 October 2014 - The system is now fully functional and available for client use. We appreciate your patience! More details to follow via email.

  • 24 October 2014 - System has been restored; currently running tests. Will release to clients shortly, and send email to the mailing list.

  • 24 October 2014 - October 23, 10:23AM. Compute nodes are still offline. Working with our vendor to restore full svcs. Disk access online for client access.

  • 9 October 2014 - Some HPC users are experiencing slowness accessing HPC storage. The issue is being actively investigated.

  • 4 August 2014 - The PMACS cluster is online and functioning as expected. Please report any problems to pmacshpc@med.upenn.edu.

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Please click the link below to access the ISC network status center.  This link will provide updates on any ISC central networking issues.  We will also update this information on the PennHPC website, for your convenience.  

http://www.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/netops/network_status.pl