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March 2

PDSF Users Meeting 3/2/10

Cluster status: Utilization has been heaviest in 6 months, loaded to capacity at times (~1000 jobs)

Outages: A few problems with some individual batch nodes but otherwise nothing.

Upcoming downtimes: None.

New hardware: ATLAS storave and ALICE nodes should show up in mid March.

Retirement plan: Didn't get started on this yet.

ATLAS grid activities. No news to report.

SL5: still only on pdsf1 and pdsf5

Squid/Fuse: No new news.

Other Topics:

- STAR project accounts testing: Nothing to report.

- Issues w/users in multiple groups: This is complicated due to issues w/SGE. Would be simpler if users could have multiple accounts.