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Isilon network storage upgrade

19 Jun 2014

Key upgrade will result in some weekend downtime

Work to upgrade the Isilon network storage will be taking place on Saturday 12 and Saturday 19 July 2014. This essential upgrade will ensure the system remains in support.

This work will involve some periods of weekend downtime while the software is upgraded. The following services will be disrupted:

Saturday 12 July – 7am-2pm

Upgrades to the cluster at Reynolds House affecting:

  • Research data storage (which in turn will affect Computational Shared Facility (CSF) and other centrally run High Performance Computing (HPC) services)
  • Podcasting service

Saturday 19 July – 7am-2pm

Upgrades to the cluster at Kilburn Building affecting:

  • P:drives
  • Video Streaming
  • SharePoint
  • Library services e.g. eScholar
  • Library Digitisation project
  • Electronic Software Delivery System (ESDS)

All data will be secure throughout the upgrade process. Further information will be available in the coming days on the Isilon network storage upgrade website.