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Fall 2014 Workshops

Posted on: August 22nd, 2014 by bnpharr

MCSR will once again offer technical workshops to assist our users and others in the University community in getting the most out of their computing resources. Each topic is offered twice each week. Direct any questions to Ben Pharr at bnpharr@olemiss.edu or 915-3036. Date Course 09/09 Introduction to the UNIX Command Line: Intro to using […]

Abaqus 6.14

Posted on: August 7th, 2014 by Brian Hopkins

The Univeristy of Mississippi’s license for Abaqus has been renewed for the 2014-2015 academic year. The license server on cypress has been updated; existing installations of Abaqus will continue to work and no action is needed. In addition, Abaqus 6.14 has been released. MCSR has disks with this new version available for departmental distribution. Email […]

MATLAB License Renewal 2014

Posted on: April 22nd, 2014 by Brian Hopkins

The University of Mississippi’s MATLAB license has been renewed effective immediately. To see this change you may need to update the license on your computer(s). To reactivate an existing “Designated Computer” installation of MATLAB (ie, MATLAB installed on one computer under a specific person’s name), first make sure the computer is connected to the Internet. […]

MCSR Spring Workshops

Posted on: January 28th, 2014 by bnpharr

MCSR will once again offer technical workshops to assist our users and others in the University community in getting the most out of their computing resources. Each topic is offered twice each week. Direct any questions to Ben Pharr at bnpharr@olemiss.edu or 915-3036. Date Course 01/28 Introduction to the UNIX Command Line: Intro to using […]

Redwood and Catalpa

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 by Brian Hopkins

Redwood, MCSR’s 8 year old SGI Altix 3700, is no longer accepting new jobs.  Jobs currently running on the system will be allowed to continue until the end of the year.  Users will need to offload data by mid-January when the machine will be shut down. This system has been very productive for researchers in […]

SPSS License Renewal for 2013

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by Brian Hopkins

The University of Mississippi’s SPSS license has been renewed for the period 11/1/13 — 10/31/14. If you have previously installed SPSS and would like to continue using it on or after 11/1/13, you will need to reactivate the software using the new year’s license code. The code and instructions for the reactivation process can be […]

Mathematica Seminar, 10/10/13

Posted on: October 3rd, 2013 by Brian Hopkins

On Thursday, 10 October 2013 Troy Schaudt of Wolfram will visit UM to give a presentation on the new features of Mathematica 9. The session will be held in Weir 107 starting at 9AM on 10/10/13. Live and delayed webcasts will be available as well. Please check back in this space for more details.

Sequoia Update

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by Brian Hopkins

Sequoia was scheduled for a major maintenance cycle last week. We intended to take the machine down first thing Monday, 19 Aug 13, and perform some hardware repairs and a major cluster-wide OS upgrade. On Sunday, 18 Aug 13, the disk array holding the /ptmp space on sequoia (as well as the /hpc_ptmp space on […]

MCSR Fall Workshops

Posted on: August 26th, 2013 by bnpharr

MCSR will once again offer technical workshops to assist our users and others in the University community in getting the most out of their computing resources. Each topic is offered twice each week. Direct any questions to Ben Pharr at bnpharr@olemiss.edu or 915-3036. 08/28 Introduction to the UNIX Command Line: Intro to using the Unix/Linux […]

Sequoia Maintenance Downtime, 8/19/13 — 8/23/13

Posted on: August 6th, 2013 by Brian Hopkins

Sequoia will undergo a major software upgrade the week of 8/19/2013.  Jobs will be stopped and user accounts locked at 7AM on 8/19.  Users account will be reopened no later than 4PM on 8/23.  Users with critical needs during this time are encouraged to contact MCSR staff at assist@mcsr.olemiss.edu; there may be a few things […]