Break in network connections at 2013-02-27 17:00-17:06

17:00 to 17:06
6 min
Affected services: 
HIIT network connections and UH/CS Ukko cluster's and Nodeslab's network connections

Router reboot is needed in order to enable redundancy on the router. Reboot time should be shorter than announced 20 minutes but still few minutes.

Update at 17:31 by Pekka Tonteri: Network connections were restored at 17:06.

HIIT at CSCW 2013: The ideal of self-sufficiency puts brakes on sharing economy

Tue, 26.02.2013


According to a recent study by HIIT and UC Berkeley researchers, fear of owing a debt of gratitude and a reluctance to ask for help are slowing the success of online services that facilitate joint use, borrowing and exchange of services. People who engage in exchange activities were not as concerned about becoming the target of unfair accusations about being a ‘free rider’.

Short breaks in Linux servers due to kernel security updates at 2013-02-26 11:00 - 16:00

11:00 to 16:00
15-30min per server
Affected services: 
All Linux servers

Due to kernel security update (DSA-2632-1), all Linux servers will be rebooted. This will cause approximately 15 minutes downtime on each service. Pending software and firmware updates will be installed as well, so some services will be down approximately 30 minutes.

Update at 11:10 by Markus Nuorento: Break in service:web

Update at 13:25 by Markus Nuorento: Break in

Update at 13:55 by Markus Nuorento: Break in

Update at 14:30 by Markus Nuorento: Break in service:shell

Update at 15:01 by Markus Nuorento: up and running.




Debian security advisory DSA-2632-1

Postdoctoral researcher positions in information and computer science

The Aalto University Department of Information and Computer Science invites applications for postdoctoral researchers in several areas of computing research. The closing date for applications is March 25, 2013. The positions are filled for two years. Further details regarding the positions and the application procedure are available at

Monday, March 25, 2013
Employing university: 
Aalto University



The p2pship system is an experimental application that provides peer-to-peer communication capaiblities for different applications. It is designed to be used as a proxy for existing applications or (recently) as a run-time environment for new applications.