System News

Updated Wed, 08/21/2019 - 10:57am

In response to community feedback collected during two open forums last spring, a request for purchase was issued and an award was granted in July. This has allowed us to make the following upgrades to the Argon HPC environment: 

Updated Wed, 07/31/2019 - 6:08pm

Most nodes are fully functional and queues are active.  We have a few systems still offline and will be working to bring those back in service.

Updated Mon, 07/22/2019 - 2:50pm

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.

Updated Mon, 07/08/2019 - 1:26pm

Argon's /nfsscratch filesystem is under very heavy load, causing commands which access it to return very slowly. HPC staff are investigating the problem and exploring mitigations.

Updated Mon, 06/10/2019 - 1:17pm

At approximately 11:30 /nfsscratch became non-responsive on Argon.  HPC Team is investigating the issue and will announce updates.


We thank you for your patience,


At 1PM, nfsscratch access was restored.  We apologies for the disruption.



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