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Recent Announcements:

Update (8:48PM): The SLURM scheduler is back online and accepting jobs The SLURM scheduler server will be offline intermittently for planned maintenance on Thursday, September 19th, from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM. During this time, SLURM client commands (squeue/sbatch/salloc) will be unavailable and queued jobs will not start. Running jobs will not be affected by this outage.
Home directory quota issues
We are aware that some user's quotas do not match what the du command displays. We have worked extensively with the vendor on this issue.  There are two root causes. 1) The quota check process would not complete properly.  On 8/20 we were able to perform a complete quota check which has corrected many user quotas.  We are still working with the vendor to insure this check can run successfully on a regular basis. 2) The new file system has a smallest file block size of 64k.…
At 8am EDT 9-4-19 we will be performing a ram upgrade on two of the controllers for our new home directory storage system.  We will need to move the system controller between nodes which may cause several minutes of degraded performance.  We do not expect any significant down time associated with this upgrade.  

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Obtaining HPCC accounts

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Buy-in options

If you want to have priority access to our clusters, you can purchase buy-in nodes.


If you have questions and couldn’t find answers in this documentation, please submit a ticket.

Walk-in helpdesk hours

Monday and Thursday, 1-2pm, Biomedical & Physical Sciences Building, Room 1440

Registration for HPCC workshops

Our monthly workshops cover introductions to Linux, HPCC, and some popular software tools. Check out our training website.


We encourage HPCC users to acknowledge iCER/MSU in publications arising from simulations performed on our resources. Let us know that we have been referenced, and we will link to your publication on our publication site, which will further increase the visibility of your work. A sample statement can be: "This work was supported in part by Michigan State University through computational resources provided by the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research."

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