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The NeSI Auckland equipment (includes Pan cluster) is migrating to the new Tamaki Data Centre to allow room for expansion.

The time-line so far:

  • 7 December - Friday
    • 09:00 Login node closed and job queues drained
    • 11:00 Power off all equipment
    • 12:00 Disconnecting cables
    • 17:00 Trucks move equipment
    • 19:00 Equipment braced in TDC
    • 20:00 Cabling commences

 

  

  • 8 December - Saturday
    • 17:00 Power-up of racks
    • 21:30 Network functionality restored


  • 9 December - Sunday
    • 08:30 IB working (with only one lost node at the moment)
    • 08:30 3 GPFS servers found
    • 13:00 Storage looking ok
    • 13:00 Temperatures holding
    • 14:00 LoadLeveler testing commences
    • 16:00 Benchmarks run - looking good 

 

  • 10 December - Monday
    • Most of the day spent fault finding and checking functionality
    • 17:00 Pan cluster available for researchers