News

New NoMachine Settings

February 8, 2018

Grid users should be aware of a new "disconnect or terminate" feature when logging off of NoMachine. Please see the feature description below:


As always, we urge you to terminate your sessions once you have completed running jobs in order to maximize access to the grid for all users. Please email us if you have any questions about this change and how it will affect your work.

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Compute Grid Tip of the Month - December 2017

December 5, 2017

Program crashing? What's going on?

Software will occasionally crash while working on the compute grid for apparently no reason, which can be very frustrating. The typical reaction is to launch the program again to continue one's work. But why did this happen in the first place? And will this happen again?

The most common problem is an Out of Memory error. As opposed to work on desktops or laptops, events on the compute grid are carefully...

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MariaDB server upgrade

July 27, 2017

We are excited to announce the upgrade to MariaDB version 10 will occur during the August 7th compute grid maintenance window. As a reminder, the grid maintenance window is from 8am to noon.

This upgrade will provide a number of benefits to our users, in the form of optimizations, bug fixes, and new engines. The optimizations will result in faster queries for both simple queries and more advanced queries that incorporate ordering or unions. The new engine choices will open new possibilities with regards to workflow, such as moving your text-searches into...

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