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Boqueron Decreased Capacity During the Weekend

The data center where the Boqueron cluster is hosted will be undergoing some electrical maintenance from Saturday November 23 to Sunday November 24. The electrical work requires that we power down a significant portion of Boqueron's nodes in order to lighten the load on the the data center's circuits. Because of this, we have decided to stop accepting new jobs on half of Boqueron's nodes effective immediately. These "drained" nodes will be powered down on Friday morning. Any jobs currently r[...]

Publications 2018-2019

Thanks to everyone that reported your publications supported by the UPR HPCf. From October 2018 to September 2019 we supported 45 publications! Please remember the HPCf runs mainly with external funding, please acknowledge our active awards. You can use "Research reported in this publication was supported by National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) of the National Institutes of Health under award number P20GM103475. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does [...]

HPCf Helpdesk Unscheduled Downtime and Alternative Contact

The HPCf Helpdesk is experiencing unexpected downtime. We are currently hard at work at fixing the issue, but until everything has been resolved, we will not be able to check the email address help@hpcf.upr.edu for incoming requests. Until maintenance work has finished, please direct any and all questions, requests, comments, or issues to the new, temporary address help.temp@hpcf.upr.edu. We are sorry for the inconvenience, and we thank you for  your patience and continued support of the HPCf.[...]

Status Report After Hurricane Maria

We hope that this message finds you all safely. As you all probably know, hurricane Maria has brought an unprecedented amount of devastation to all of Puerto Rico. The HPCf has luckily not suffered many damages and our staff and equipment are safe. Yesterday, 20 days after Maria's passage through the island, we finally managed to restore most of our virtual machines, which host a significant amount of HPCf services, including our website. At the time of writing, our cluster Boqueron seems [...]

HPCf Services During Hurricane Maria

As you all probably know, hurricane Maria is, at the time of writing, set to impact Puerto Rico starting this Wednesday as a category 4 hurricane. We are writing this post to explain what to expect from HPCf services during this time. In short, HPCf services will operate just like they did during hurricane Irma. The HPCf machines are currently hosted at a private data center outside of any UPR campus or property. Our systems should be protected during the hurricane, and HPCf services (includi[...]