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Whole-Floor Cluster Maintenance


As of 2:17pm EDT, remaining issues with the Scholar cluster have been resolved, and Scholar has been returned to normal service. Job queues have been enabled and job scheduling has been resumed. In addition, the engineers were able to perform everything that has been planned for tomorrow's Scholar cluster maintenance, so that maintenance is now cancelled.

This concludes the whole-floor downtime due to Data Depot migration work. Thank you for your patience. Please report any issues to


As of 9:26pm EDT, the Bell, Brown, Gilbreth, Halstead, Hammer, WCERES, Workbench, and WSC Hadoop clusters have been returned to normal service following completion of Data Depot migration work. Job queues have been enabled and job scheduling has been resumed.

The Scholar cluster continues to be unavailable due to a problem with its Slurm scheduler database. Engineers continue working on Scholar and we will provide an update by the 5pm tomorrow.

Thank you for your patience, and please report any issues to


The majority of Research Computing computational resources (Bell, Brown, Gilbreth, Halstead, Hammer, Scholar, WCERES, Workbench, and WSC Hadoop clusters) will be unavailable Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT for Data Depot migration work. The clusters will return to full production by %enddatetime%.

Any SLURM jobs which request a walltime which would take them past Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT will not start and will remain in the queue until after the maintenance is completed.

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