November 4, 2020
ERIS Newsletter: COVID-19 Research IS & Computing Activities COVID-19 has brought to us all new challenges in how we work and what we work on. No exception for Research IS & Computing and ERIS. Our newsletter provides an overview of the RISC/ERIS development and innovation since March 2020...Read more »
October 29, 2020
A pilot is underway to improve the computing experience for institutionally purchased non-standard Windows devices used for business purposes and to assure productive, stable and secure computers. This pilot evaluates an integrated solution for managing non-standard Windows computers used for work...Read more »
October 29, 2020
Maintenance: We are enabling SElinux on all our older VM's. The Infrastructure team is working with owners of all VM's that do not have SElinux enabled. All new VMs are delivered with SElinux enabled. Centos 6 VM's are end of support life on December 1st. If you have a Centos 6 VM you need to...Read more »
October 1, 2020
Thursday, October 1 from 9a.m.- Noon, stop by Virtual Office Hours to learn about the RISC tools and services available to support research and innovation, discuss problems and answer questions. The Research Computing Core is also participating in the MGH Clinical Research Day Poster Session ...Read more »
September 25, 2020
Maintenance: Production Patching on ERIS hosted servers, Saturday, September 26, 2020, starting at 9:00 am. All ERIS CentOS-6 Hosted Virtual Machines (VM) will reach End of Life on November 30th, 2020. End of Life means the product is no longer supported by Red Hat and the community-supported...Read more »
September 21, 2020
FlowJo portal licenses are offered at a discounted rate through the ERIS Research Computing Core. FlowJo is a software package for analyzing flow cytometry data. Files produced by modern flow cytometers are written in the Flow Cytometry Standard format with an .fcs file extension. FlowJo will...Read more »
September 16, 2020
The Enterprise Research IS Research Core team provides consulting and technology services to researchers and their project teams at competitive hourly rates. The Core collaborates with users on finding efficient solutions using technology for the unique needs of research environments. New rates...Read more »
July 23, 2020
The Research Computing Core will begin charging for database storage consumption that exceeds 50GB. Though always advertised as the service model, invoicing will begin on a monthly basis based on utilization starting FY21; log in to to view costs. ERIS offers a variety...Read more »
July 1, 2020
The COVID-19 data mart and Summary Table will continue to be updated with new patient data but not new patients as of July 1, 2020. Scheduled releases will continue to occur each Wednesday with data as current as of the previous Sunday. The current COVID-19 data mart contains a substantial...Read more »
June 25, 2020
Updates to ERIS Customer Service Ticketing Workflows Starting July 1, 2020, you’ll notice a different auto-reply when emailing for support. The full text of your email inquiry will be provided back to you in the Description section of the auto-generated email. An IS Service Desk...Read more »