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End of FY2015 operation and cutover of FY2016 operation

Operation of HOKUSAI GreatWave will be interrupted as mentioned below.


From PM9:00 on March 31 to PM9:00 April 4
(Operation of FY2016 will start at 9:00AM on April 4)

#Planed work items#

– Preventive maintenance
– Firm ware update
and others.

– Application update
– Install patches
– Modify scheduler setting
and others

Preparing cutover of FY2016 projects


  • From April 4 all projects will have project ID Q/G/E16***. (ACCC will not give notice of new project IDs of Quick use project. “***” is common between FY2015 and FY2016.)
  • Job execution will be controlled to complete all jobs on all computing nodes before the end of the service of FY2015 at 9:00AM on March 31.
  • Results of review of General/Exclusive projects will be given the end of March.
New Quick Use Project of FY2016

Regular Operation of HOKUSAI GreatWave in FY2016 will start on April 4 and accepting period of new Quick Use Project will start on March 14.

Please read this instruction and submit application if you need to make a new project in FY2016 after March 14.

If the project must be started on April 4 you should submit an application ahead of time.

When Quick Use Project of FY2015 want to  continue  it they don’t have to submit new applications.

Please ask hpc@riken.jp if you have questions about first-time usage or other cases.