POSTPONED: Outage Notice: QRIScloud data storage services


Notice change as at 2020-09-29: This outage has been postponed on the advice of the vendor. It will be rescheduled for another time.

In continuing to improve the QRIScloud service, and following our initial QRISalert notification on 22 July regarding upcoming changes to Collection storage infrastructure, we can now confirm that a major change will take place over the following time period:

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 9:00am AEST to 
Monday, 5 October 2020, 5:00pm AEST

During this period we will be working with the vendor to do a major upgrade to the back-end storage management system. All of your data will be safe while this upgrade takes place, however, all access to data Collections will be disabled. This includes:

  • SSH/SFTP/SCP to data via
  • NFS access to data on Virtual Machines running on QRIScloud
  • Collections being accessible on the Awoonga, FlashLite, and Tinaroo HPC clusters.

To help us successfully complete the upgrade during this period, we request that any large data ingest activities to your Collections be completed by 6:00pm on 30th September.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Kind regards,
QRIScloud Support.

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