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Cori Phase II Preparations

May 9, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

We expect the first cabinets of Cori Phase II to arrive in CRT/Wang Hall on the LBL campus in July. NERSC personnel will immediately get to work on bringing the machine into production. Before the machine can be released to the NERSC user community, a number of tasks must be completed, some of which will have a direct impact on NERSC users. We've created the Cori Phase II Schedule page to keep users updated on the progress.

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New Webinar Series on Best Practices for HPC Software Developers

April 25, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

A new webinar series aimed at developers of software on HPC systems begins on May 4, 2016. These webinars, which are a collaboration between the IDEAS scientific software productivity project, NERSC, ALCF, and OLCF, will present best practices that will help users of HPC systems carry out their software development more productively.

The first webinar, entitled "What All Codes Should Do" and presented by ANL's Anshu Dubey, will be held on Wednesday, May 4 at 1:00 pm Eastern time (10 am Pacific).

For more information about the series and to register, please see:

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Allocation Adjustment Schedule for 2016

April 18, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

It is NERSC policy that MPP (computational) repositories that haven't used significant amounts of time are adjusted at certain times of the year by transferring a portion of the unused balance to the corresponding DOE Office reserve. In past years this has been done on a quarterly basis, but because of a few changes such as the new scavenger queues this year, we've changed the schedule. The key dates and adjustments follow:

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NERSC Move to CRT Complete

April 6, 2016 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

NERSC has completed the move of the vast majority of its resources from the Oakland Scientific Facility (OSF) location to the Computational Research and Theory (CRT) building at the main Berkeley Lab campus.

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Edison's move is complete

January 8, 2016 by Richard Gerber

We're pleased to announce that Edison is once again available to all NERSC users. The move from the NERSC Oakland Scientific Facility to the main Berkeley Lab campus was completed one week earlier than expected! Usage will not be charged through the end of the allocation year. Edison is now using the SLURM batch scheduler and job launcher (qsub will not work!). Please see the following web page for more information:

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