System News

Updated Wed, 02/06/2019 - 3:15pm

The next scheduled maintenance window for the HPC systems is February 7, 2019 at 8AM - February 8, 2019 at 8AM. 

During this time the Argon system will be offline for maintenance. All jobs running at the beginning of the maintenance will be killed.

Updated Fri, 01/18/2019 - 7:01am
All working Neon nodes will become available in Argon at 10:30AM today (January 18, 2019). For details on the change in HPC model please visit:
Updated Wed, 01/16/2019 - 4:46pm

The Neon HPC system was five years old in October 2018 and was purchased with a five year warranty. The system will be shutdown at 8AM on January 7, 2019. Functioning nodes from the system will be brought back up as a part of the Argon cluster on January 21, 2019.

Updated Wed, 01/16/2019 - 4:44pm

The Argon HPC system is back online after being offline due to corruption of the main filesystems on the head node. We apologize for the outage and if you have any questions please contact

Updated Wed, 01/16/2019 - 9:33am

Based on feedback from the community the HPC team has determined that we will be changing the University of Iowa HPC model. If you have questions please contact us at


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