Articles from 2022


Human Genetics Systems Administrator Josh Johnson

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Please join us in welcoming Josh Johnson to Research Services!
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Research Technology Compliance Specialist Gabby Perez

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Please join us in welcoming Gabby Perez back to Research Services!

Hardware Refresh for Argon Homes

Monday, March 21, 2022
To replace storage systems that provide user homes in Argon, we will be deploying a storage cluster using the Ceph distributed filesystem. This cluster is designed to improve performance and reduce latency for data access in cluster users' home directories as well as reduce the administrative burden for Research Services staff. Future growth and hardware replacement will be significantly simplified by using a storage cluster...
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Argon degradation of service (mostly RESOLVED)

Thursday, March 17, 2022
Update (03-16-2022, 8:15 AM): In order to fully resolve this issue, compute nodes need to be rebooted. Reboot jobs will be launched on the cluster to opportunistically reboot nodes. No user jobs will be removed but there may be some delays in job launches as some number of nodes may be offline at any given time. Argon HPC is experiencing an issue with file locking on network shares.  This may appear as frozen or hung applications, or, jobs failing with errors indicating an inability to create lock files...