Scheduled Maintenance - August 14, 2019

The summer 2019 scheduled maintenance window for the HPC systems is August 14, 2019 at 8AM - August 15, 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.

The following work is currently scheduled for Argon:

  • Generator testing
  • Security updates
  • Working on modifications to the way that file color coding operates that may decrease load on storage systems, particularly when listing large numbers of files. - August 2019 Maintenance
  • Investigating additional software tuning of data storage servers in the Argon system designed to address intermittent system performance issues. 
  • Investigating the addition of a second /nfsscratch server in the ITF data center designed to address intermittent system performance issues. 
  • Investigating adding larger SSD cache to Argon storage systems designed to address intermittent system performance issues.
  • Continuing migration of home accounts to new home account servers designed to address intermittent system performance issues.