Ranch User News

Ranch Maintenance Tuesday May 10th 2022

Posted by mark brueschke on Apr 25, 2022 11:52:43 AM

Ranch will not be available from 8:00 AM until 11:30 AM (CDT) on Tuesday, 10 May 2022.  System maintenance will be performed during this time. 

Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.

https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

Updated on May 10, 2022 9:44:11 AM

The scheduled downtime for Ranch has successfully concluded and Ranch is back in Production as of 09:30 CDT Tuesday, 10 May 2022

Original Posting

Ranch will not be available from 8:00 AM until 11:30 AM (CDT) on Tuesday, 10 May 2022.  System maintenance will be performed during this time. 

Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.

https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

Big Data in Biology Summer School 2022

Posted by Lauren Gant on May 4, 2022 12:35:35 PM

Dear Colleagues,  The annual Big Data in Biology Summer School 2022 courses are now open for registration!  The Center for Biomedical Research Support (CBRS) offers seven intensive courses that span introductions to biocomputing, Python programming, and high-throughput DNA and RNA sequencing...

Updated on May 4, 2022 3:20:53 PM

Dear Colleagues, 


The annual Big Data in Biology Summer School 2022 courses are now open for registration! The Center for Biomedical Research Support (CBRS) offers seven intensive courses that span introductions to biocomputing, Python programming, and high-throughput DNA and RNA sequencing analysis. These courses offer unique opportunities to gain and polish skills for biological data analysis across a wide spectrum of topics. 

Courses last from 4 to 5 days. Students can take multiple courses and build up data analysis skills from week to week. 

This year, some classes will be in person, some hybrid, and others completely online. UT Austin students, faculty, and staff receive a great discount off the regular course fee. 

We will cover the following topics: 
May 31 - June 3 Introduction to R for Biologists 
June 6 - June 9 Introduction to Python 
June 6 - June 9 Introduction to Biocomputing 
June 13 - June 17 Introduction to Core NGS Concepts and Tools 
June 13 - June 17 Introduction to RNA-Seq 
June 20 - June 23 Principles of Machine Learning for Bioinformatics 
June 20 - June 24 Genome Variant Analysis 

Visit this link to register: https://research.utexas.edu/cbrs/classes/big-data-in-biology-summer-school/2022-summer-school/ 

And don't forget to sign up for our popular and affordable online spring short courses, especially if you need to bring your Unix and TACC skills up to date for the summer classes! https://research.utexas.edu/cbrs/classes/short-courses/spring-2022-semester/ 

Thanks for your interest! 

- Center for Biomedical Research Support

Original Posting

Dear Colleagues, 


The annual Big Data in Biology Summer School 2022 courses are now open for registration! 

The Center for Biomedical Research Support (CBRS) offers seven intensive courses that span introductions to biocomputing, Python programming, and high-throughput DNA and RNA sequencing analysis. These courses offer unique opportunities to gain and polish skills for biological data analysis across a wide spectrum of topics. 

Courses last from 4 to 5 days. Students can take multiple courses and build up data analysis skills from week to week. This year, some classes will be in person, some hybrid, and others completely online. UT Austin students, faculty, and staff receive a great discount off the regular course fee. 

We will cover the following topics: 

May 31 - June 3 Introduction to R for Biologists 
June 6 - June 9 Introduction to Python 
June 6 - June 9 Introduction to Biocomputing 
June 13 - June 17 Introduction to Core NGS Concepts and Tools 
June 13 - June 17 Introduction to RNA-Seq 
June 20 - June 23 Principles of Machine Learning for Bioinformatics 
June 20 - June 24 Genome Variant Analysis 

Visit this link to register: 
https://research.utexas.edu/cbrs/classes/big-data-in-biology-summer-school/2022-summer-school/ 

And don't forget to sign up for our popular and affordable online spring short courses, especially if you need to bring your Unix and TACC skills up to date for the summer classes! 
https://research.utexas.edu/cbrs/classes/short-courses/spring-2022-semester/ 

Thanks for your interest! 

- Center for Biomedical Research Support

Ranch Emergency Maintenance Saturday and Sunday 2-3 April 2022

Posted by Mark Brueschke on Mar 30, 2022 12:45:36 PM

The UT Commons datacenter will have an electrical maintenance that will impact TACC's datacenter and services hosted from there. This maintenance was not predicted to impact our datacenter but recent information received shows that we will be impacted. The LSS systems impacted are: Ranch. Ranch...

Updated on Apr 3, 2022 11:40:45 AM

Ranch is now back in production. 


Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal. 

Original Posting

The UT Commons datacenter will have an electrical maintenance that will impact TACC's datacenter and services hosted from there. This maintenance was not predicted to impact our datacenter but recent information received shows that we will be impacted. The LSS systems impacted are: Ranch. Ranch will be offline from 6:00 AM (CDT) Saturday, 2 April 2022 until power is restored as early as possible on Sunday, 3 April.

Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.

https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

TACC Network Maintenance Sunday March 6th 2022

Posted by mark brueschke on Feb 18, 2022 10:31:37 AM

Network maintenance will be carried out between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM (CST) on Sunday, March 6th. Access to all TACC systems will be unavailable during this time. Jobs will continue to run, but users will have no access to TACC services and systems until the upgrade is complete.   Please submit any...

Network maintenance will be carried out between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM (CST) on Sunday, March 6th. Access to all TACC systems will be unavailable during this time. Jobs will continue to run, but users will have no access to TACC services and systems until the upgrade is complete.
 
Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.
 
https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

Ranch System Maintenance Tuesday 18 January 2022

Posted by Mark Brueschke on Jan 5, 2022 3:00:46 PM

Ranch will not be available from 8AM until 5PM (CST) on Tuesday, 18 January.  System maintenance will be performed during this time. 

Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.

https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

Updated on Jan 18, 2022 3:49:38 PM

The maintenance for Ranch has concluded and Ranch is now back in production as of 3:40 PM (CST).

Original Posting

Ranch will not be available from 8AM until 5PM (CST) on Tuesday, 18 January.  System maintenance will be performed during this time. 

Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.

https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

Network Status 10 January 2022

Posted by David Littrell on Jan 10, 2022 7:21:29 PM

From 2:10 to 6:30 pm CST network disruption prevented users from being able to access TACC systems. The issue has been resolved.

From 2:10 to 6:30 pm CST network disruption prevented users from being able to access TACC systems. The issue has been resolved.

Ranch Emergency Maintenance 18 December 2021

Posted by Matthew Edeker on Dec 18, 2021 8:33:35 AM

Due to unexpected power issues, Ranch will be taking a two hour downtime at 08:30 CST 12/18/2020 to ensure system and data reliability.

Updated on Dec 18, 2021 10:32:34 AM

The emergency downtime of Ranch this morning has concluded without incident. All Ranch systems have been returned to production as of 10:22 CST. 


In addition, the planned downtime for Ranch on Tuesday 21 December 2021 has been cancelled. Ranch will remain in normal operation on this date. 

Original Posting

Due to unexpected power issues, Ranch will be taking a two hour downtime at 08:30 CST 12/18/2020 to ensure system and data reliability.

Ranch System Maintenance 21 December 2021

Posted by Mark Brueschke on Dec 6, 2021 1:56:07 PM

Ranch will not be available from 8 AM until 9 AM (CST) on Tuesday, 21 December 2021.  System maintenance will be performed during this time. 

Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.

https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting

Ranch will not be available from 8 AM until 9 AM (CST) on Tuesday, 21 December 2021.  System maintenance will be performed during this time. 

Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal.

https://portal.tacc.utexas.edu/tacc-consulting