The National Institute for Computational Sciences

ACF Timeline

Please note schedule is subject to change.

  • July 7, 2017: Newton Monster node was taken offline
  • July 3-25, 2017: Beacon down for OS upgrades and conversion to ACF
  • July 26, 2017: ACF began with Beacon partition, application for accounts opens
  • July 28, 2017: Newton Rho was taken offline and moved to JICS
  • August 11, 2017: Monster node integrated into ACF
  • August 14, 2017: Newton Rho nodes are taken offline and moved to JICS
  • September 11, 2017: Rho nodes integrated into ACF
  • September 13, 2017: New Lustre Haven file system scheduled for production use in the ACF at end of day
  • September 14: Users begin migrating Newton files and ACF Lustre Medusa files to ACF Lustre Haven file system
  • October 4-6, 2017: The Newton Sigma nodes no longer available for user jobs and are taken offline to be moved to JICS
  • October 6-9, 2017: Newton offline due to power outage in KPB. Network access to ACF resources at JICS will be affected from campus and most all external locations
  • October 16, 2017: ACF full system availability (Beacon, Monster, Rho, Sigma, and Haven)
  • October 23, 2017: Newton /lustre and /gamma file systems configured as read-only. No new files allowed to be created on these file systems
  • October 25, 2017: 8am-5pm Scheduled ACF outage due to building chilled water maintenance
  • October 25, 2017: Sigma integrated into ACF and production target date
  • November 17, 2017: ACF outage at 5pm due to new boiler water source added to JICS building. System maintenance will be tied in with this outage. Estimated system back online at 5pm Nov 18th
  • November 18, 2017: ACF /lustre/medusa will be set to read-only. No new files allowed to be created on /lustre/medusa file systems
  • November 27, 2017: Medusa and Newton storage file systems are decommissioned or repurposed no earlier than this date. This schedule item is under review and is subject to change to a future date
  • January, 2018: Remaining components (infrastructure, storage, etc) of Newton taken offline and are moved to JICS