April 4, 2019: The 2019 compute and storage allocations will take effect on Niagara. Running jobs will not be affected by this change and will run their course. Queued jobs' priorities will be updated to reflect the new fairshare values later in the day. The queue should fully reflect the new fairshare values in about 24 hours.
It may be necessary to reboot the login nodes at some point tomorrow, which could result in a short interruption of connectivity, but which will have no effect on running or queued jobs.
There will be updates to the software stack on this day as well.
April 5, 2019: Planned, short outage in connectivity to the SciNet datacentre from 7:30 am to 8:55 am EST for maintenance of the network. This outage will not affect running or queued jobs.