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Perl and BioPerl 5.20.1 Installed

Version 5.20.1 of Perl and BioPerl have now been installed on Katana. Please email the ITServiceCentre if you have any problems with module that requires Perl.

Intersect allocations now open

The 2015 Intersect Resource Allocation Round (RAR) (a merit-based system by which researchers can gain fully-subsidised access to HPC facilities) is now available.

More information is available here.

Disruption to Katana compute nodes

Due to a power outage this morning all compute nodes in kc06 up to kc09 lost power and were rebooted. Any jobs running on those nodes will need to be resubmitted.

Network upgrade on 13th and 14th Spetember

UNSW IT are upgrading network switches on the 13th and 14th of September. Katana will be intermittently unavailable externally and jobs relying on license servers may experience issues.