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AI Support Birds of a Feather

With the overwhelming interest from the UF community in using HiPerGator AI to conduct Artificial Intelligence (AI) research, Research Computing (RC) is holding the first Birds of a Feather (BOF) session on AI Support at RC.  See the Event Page for… Read More

Unveiling the Mysteries of Bark Beetles Through HiPerGator

Potential for Impacts to Florida’s $25 billion timber industry By Lindsay Gamble, UFIT Communications Specialist UF researchers are studying one of the most prolific insect species and its impact on the environment, economy, and people. Led by Jiri Hulcr, associate… Read More

Migration of /orange SMB access to exasmb.rc.ufl.edu

When services are restored after the December 23rd shutdown, /orange SMB (samba) file shares will ONLY be accessible via exasmb.rc.ufl.edu. Due to filesystem upgrades to be completed during the maintenance, /orange will no longer be accessible via cifs.rc.ufl.edu. /home will… Read More

Reduced Support Levels

Research Computing will operate with reduced support levels during the UF Winter Break from Saturday, December 19, 2020 through Sunday, January 10, 2021. In addition to allowing staff to take some time off, this will allow staff time to focus on… Read More

December Shutdown

During the Christmas break, UF Research Computing will be shutting down during the break for changes in the power infrastructure in the data center that HiPerGator is housed. As such, Research Computing will be taking advantage of this time to… Read More

HiPerGator Maintenance Update 2

On Sunday afternoon the cluster queue was first started with jobs that had been held in a pending status from before the shutdown. Research Computing staff monitored the cluster during this time to ensure that all was operating as it… Read More

HiPerGator Maintenance Update

The maintenance period continues. On Thursday morning all power was cut to the cluster, and for the first time in many years all was quiet in the server room. Research Computing staff immediately started work on various tasks that have… Read More

HiPerGator Maintenance Outage – November 19-22

Research Computing is planning a complete HiPerGator service outage to perform maintenance starting Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:00pm and ending Sunday November 22, 2020 at 5:00pm. This will impact ALL areas of HiPerGator including login and compute nodes, storage (all UFRC-hosted… Read More