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# Research IT - Sep '18 Update
## Downtime for patching: Sep 25th
* What: Server downtime
* When: 9/25 9AM-5PM
# Research IT - June '18 Update
## Downtime for Patching June 26th
* What: Server maintenance
* When: 6/26 9AM
* How long: approx 8 hours
The LSS system will experience a brief outage October 17, 2017 at noon for an update in the data center related to connected systems dropping connections. The system will be unavailable during the update, and is expected to be back online in less than an hour.
For labs that have migrated from Isilon to LSS storage:
The LSS system will experience a brief outage tomorrow at noon for a network update in the data center. The system will be unavailable during the update, and is expected to be back online in less than an hour.
If you're a condo user, and haven't already seen the MOTD, please note that the cluster will go down for security patching on 7/5.
We will be taking down the RHV Infrastructure (motherbrain.las.iastate.edu) for upgrades next Wednesday 6/14. VM's will go down around 10AM, and should be back up by afternoon.
***Server patching scheduled for 6/1***
The following servers will be taken down for patching the morning of 6/1:
Please see the below message from Jim Coyle:
Reminder that the Condo Cluster will be going down for planned maintenance tomorrow, Wed Mar 15, at 8am.
We will let you know if it comes back before 5pm.
ClusterOne will be transitioning into the Condo2017 cluster as a free queue the week of 2/27.
Users who had access to ClusterOne via the free queue will instead have access to Condo2017 and
be able to run on the same compute nodes.
The transition to Condo2017 has been completed.
***Condo2017 transition scheduled for Wed 2/15***
***Server Downtime Tue Dec 27***
Presentation delivered to the NREM GSO on 201611130 to discuss how to use databases for tracking organism data collected in the field.
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:
You can find the presentation provided to the BCBGSO on 2016-08-18 here: ResearchIT20160818.pdf
We will be taking down the BIT machines (biocrunch, bigram, speedy, speedy2) on Thursday night for updates. Please ensure any jobs you're running are stopped, and results saved to the Isilon before then.
FPM will be doing some electrical maintenance in the Durham datacenter on Jan 3rd starting at 7AM.