System News

Updated Wed, 11/06/2019 - 9:02am

The Fall 2019 maintenance is scheduled for 8am November 7, 2019 - 8am November 8, 2019.

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:

Updated Wed, 10/23/2019 - 9:58am

There is a problem with code compiled with openmpi-3.1.4_intel-19.0.4 that has come to light. We are currently investigating the issue.

Updated Wed, 10/23/2019 - 9:53am

The Argon cluster has been expanded with 75 additional compute nodes. Each of these are 40 core (80 threads) Cascade Lake Gold machines. Along with these machines comes an increase in the number of GPU accelerators. These consist of the following GPUs:

Updated Thu, 09/19/2019 - 1:13pm

There will be network maintenance performed on the morning of October 13, 2019. There is no expected impact to HPC or storage services.

Updated Thu, 09/19/2019 - 1:07pm

During the last few months Argon system performance has at times been poorer than expected. At a high level these issues are largely a result of four factors:

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