May 29, 2020

Burst Buffer, a file storage system with highly efficient I/O, has been added to Palmetto. For instructions, please see the documentation.

May 21, 2020

At 4pm, there was a hardware malfunction of /scratch4 storage. It was back in action at 7pm.

May 8, 2020

At noon, VirtualGL has been upgraded on all GPU nodes, to version 2.6.3.

April 28, 2020

At 4pm, xfer01 and hpcdtn01 nodes were rebooted to apply security patches. Palmetto users were notified. The reboot went on successfully and took about 10 minutes.

April 22, 2020

The /scratch4 folder has been re-initialized and all the files on it have been deleted. This action was necessary because the disk had hardware issues. Palmetto users were notified two weeks prior and a day prior. The process started at 3pm and was finished at 11pm. The disk is back online and operating as usual.