Human Genetics Systems Administrator Josh Johnson

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Please join us in welcoming Josh Johnson to Research Services. As a Systems Analyst, Josh will be focusing on providing research computing and Linux systems administration support to the Iowa Institute for Human Genomics (IIHG). Josh will be working hybrid, and when he’s on campus can be found in 329 EMRB.

Josh’s most recent experience includes working for ITS Extended Technical Support...
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Research Technology Compliance Specialist Gabby Perez

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Please join us in welcoming Gabby Perez to Research Services as the Research Technology Compliance Specialist.

Gabby returns to the UI after a stint at the University of Colorado Boulder, where she spent time working on NIST 800-171 and CMMC (Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification) cloud environments...


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...

Need Help?

Please email the Research Services support team at research-computing@uiowa.edu.

Support is generally available Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding university holidays.