Research IT | Sept Updates: Server downtime on Sept 30th, R 3.3.1 now available in RISA

September 28, 2016
News

Reminder that we're planning for server downtime this Friday, Sept 30th for quarterly patching.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Also, we have published our first learning video, and more will be coming soon. You can find our YouTube channel here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAVg7ez3WUkCsF6g8euLyCA
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***Server Downtime***
We will be taking down the following servers on September 30th for quarterly patching maintenance. Please plan your jobs accordingly, and contact me if you have questions or concerns.

Biocrunch
Bigram
Speedy
Speedy2
RIT1
RIT2

***R 3.1.1 now in RISA***
R 3.3.1, is now available (and set as the default R) on all machines running our RISA software repository:
http://researchit.las.iastate.edu/research-it-software-archive

This build includes all packages from CRAN, Bioconductor, and a few additional packages.

Please let us know if you run into any issues or missing packages with the new version.

***Learning Modules***
We are currently working with ELO and the HPC team to release video learning modules for various Research Computing topics. Stay tuned for more info, our first videos should be released within the month.