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RHEL 8 default OS and Orange Storage upgrade

📅 August 23, 2023

RHEL 8 Now Default

We have reached the tipping point in terms of upgraded nodes, and now more than 50% of our computational nodes are running RHEL 8. It is at this time that we stated in previous updates that we would change the default operating system for jobs that did not request a specific Operating System from RHEL 7 to RHEL 8. This is now in effect.

Orange Storage Upgrade

On Monday, 28 August 2023 our Orange storage system will be undergoing an upgrade. During the upgrade the storage system may lose connectivity for jobs and operations.