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The first 5 TB of storage is available at no cost to researchers with faculty appointments and their labs. RDSS is useful for backups, archiving, and storing research data files.

Benefits Include:

  • CIFS/SMB and NFS shares are available
  • Auditing can be turned on for ​CIFS/SMB, which allows for Level III data to be stored
  • Snapshots help recover a deleted file (or a different version of a file) within 30 days
  • Replication copies files to a remote site every four hours for disaster recovery
  • 5 TB folder with appropriate access rights free of charge
  • Additional space available for a fee

Cost:

The first 5 TB are free. Additional space is $270 per TB per year or $22.50 per TB per month.

How to Subscribe:

To subscribe to this service, complete the RDSS Request Form.

Current Status

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Maintenance

Services scheduled for maintenance over the next 7 days. Please refer to the calendar view of alerts for a complete schedule.
There is currently no planned maintenance.

Past 90 Days

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Alert History

Start: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 6:00am
End: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected Duration:  2 hours (6 AM - 8 AM)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

 

Scheduled work:  Software updates and server reboot if needed for itf-rs-store16 and lc-rs-storage02

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected Duration:  1 hour max (7 AM - 8 AM)

Expected impact on services:  Minimal unless the updates demand reboot.  Compliant LSS Pilot service might be unavailable and users should plan accordingly.  This affects the pilot systems only, Large Scale Storage (LSS) and HPC attached storage will not be affected.

Last updated: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 8:00am
Start: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 6:00am
End: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

Last updated: 
Saturday, January 6, 2018 - 8:00am
Start: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 6:00am
End: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

Last updated: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 8:00am
Start: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 5:00am
End: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Description

Scheduled work:  Upgrade NetApp clusters

Data center(s):  Information Technology Facility (ITF) and Lindquist Center (LC)

Expected impact on services:  Each volume will experience two brief (10-30 seconds) pauses in IO

Services affected include:

Home (H:) Drives:  .pst files located on these drives are particularly sensitive to drops in connectivity. Instruct users to close all applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) to their Home or H: Drive on Friday before leaving work.

Shared Departmental Drives:  L:, I:, and U: SFTP jobs and instruments connected to these locations are sensitive to drops in connectivity.  Modify as necessary.

RDSS:  Research Data Storage Service is included in this upgrade.

Last updated: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Start: 
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 1:30pm
End: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
Description

The Research Data Storage Service (RDSS) cluster is experiencing intermittent issues.

Last updated: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 3:42pm