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Argo Maintenance – Jan 8-12, 2018

Argo cluster will be shutdown on Jan 8 2018 at 8am to perform upgrades on the head nodes and the compute nodes.  We expect the cluster to be back up by Jan 12, 2018.


XSEDE HPC Workshop: MPI – October 3-4, 2017— GMU Satellite Site

The MPI workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to MPI programming. The workshop hours are 11am to 5pm (EST) both days, and is packed with useful information and […]

Argo – Schedule Downtime for June 28, 2017

Argo will be down for maintenance on 6/28/2017 from 9am to 5pm to install new Infiniband switches. We will try to keep jobs running during this time, but no guarantee.


Please email orcadmin@orc.gmu.edu if you […]

Argo – Scheduled Downtime

The Argo cluster will not be available on Monday August 1st 2016, as we will be upgrading the Bright Cluster Manager and other software packages.  It is expected to be available on Tuesday, August […]

ARGO – Update Status

We switched over to SGE from UGE on May 9th, 2016. The cluster is up and available for use.

We will be moving to SLURM grid scheduler, which is also an open source software, […]

ARGO – Upcoming Scheduler changes

**Upcoming Scheduler Changes**

The UNIVA Grid Scheduler license expires on May 8th, 2016 and it is not being renewed due to budgetary considerations. We will be switching to the Son of Grid Engine (SGE) […]

ARGO – Status Update

Storage node failure temporarily resolved. Argo cluster is now online.

ORC – Status -June19th 2015

One of the storage nodes went down this morning (6-19-2015), working on fixing it.

Should be up in an hour or so.

Update: Argo available

Argo cluster is now available. Please check “module avail” and recompile your code if the compiler you were using has changed. Most of the software has been updated to newer versions. […]

Planned Maintenance on March 10th, 2015

ARGO cluster will be shutdown on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 to perform necessary maintenance.  We expect the cluster to be available by end of day, Tuesday, March 10th, 2015.

Please do not plan on starting any long computations […]