System News

Updated Mon, 06/11/2012 - 4:04pm

The Helium scratch file system was put into read-only mode today (06/11/2012) at around 12:00. This is in preparation for reconfiguration of the scratch file system. This is necessary to mitigate the problems that we have encountered recently with handling IO.


Updated Mon, 06/11/2012 - 3:59pm

As many of you know we have experienced significant challenges with our scratch filesystem over the last couple of months. These issues stem from two sources:

Updated Thu, 05/31/2012 - 11:33am

The Iowa High Performance Computing Summer School is being run by Professor Greg Howes.

Updated Tue, 05/29/2012 - 7:40pm

Update May 29: /scratch has been available since the last announcement but performance at times has been poor. We have identified several large scale users of /scratch and are working with them on alternative solutions.

Updated Fri, 05/04/2012 - 12:35pm

The in-row cooling system has been repaired and all queue instances have been enabled.


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