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Drop-in Session Summary

Posted on 29 February 2016 by Andrew Williams

Many thanks to all the attendees who made last Thursday’s drop-in session at the Queen’s Buildings such an interesting discussion. After some initial battles with a VGA cable I was able to give a quick presentation about Rose, our workflow manager, prompting a good deal of interest and some penetrating questions. This was followed up
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A chiller in the air.

The December chill is warming up

Posted on 11 December 2014 by Thomas Green

We are now halfway through the planned works on the datacentre and on the whole everything is currently going as planned.  Thankfully the weather has been fairly good to work outside and the main event being the new chillers were delivered over the weekend of the 6th/7th.  All talks of “weather bombs” or more technically
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Temporary cooling

The December chill

Posted on 3 December 2014 by Thomas Green

For users of ARCCA services, December is an important month due to our datacentre having been mostly shutdown whilst work is performed on the cooling infrastructure and other internal changes. This has required a disruption in our services but in the long-term provide a more resilient cooling infrastructure and space to house more hardware. Reasons
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