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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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Hopper has retired. NERSC is moving!

December 16, 2015 by Katie Antypas

NERSC's Hopper system has retired and NERSC (people and remaining systems) are moving to our new facility on the hill. We thank all our users for your patience during our move! Regards, Katie Antypas Department Head for Scientific Computing and Data Services

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Edison scratch files will be deleted on 11/30/2015 when Edison moves

November 15, 2015 by Zhengji Zhao

Edison is scheduled to be powered off at 7:00am PST on November 30, 2015 to move to our new CRT building. We expect Edison to be offline for up to six weeks. During the move Edison's scratch file systems will be reformatted and all data will be removed. ALL files on the /scratch1, /scratch2, and /scratch3 file systems WILL BE DELETED! Please save your important files on HPSS, your /project directory, or elsewhere. If you plan to back up many small files to HPSS, please use the htar utility to concatenate those small files into a larger archive. If you need help or advice please contact

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