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File Permissions

An understanding of file permissions is important to the success of computational jobs, and the security of your files.

in tutorial, Jan 10, 2022

A guide to using Apocrita's scratch storage

The Apocrita scratch storage is a high performance storage system designed for short-term file storage, such as working data. We recently replaced the hardware that provides this serv...

in news, Jun 24, 2021

Storage Upgrade June 2019

Apocrita Research Data Storage: Notice of “at risk” period

in news, Jun 12, 2019

New high performance storage for scratch data

We are pleased to announce a new scratch storage array that is based on fast NvME based hardware. This will hopefully make I/O related tasksmuch faster

in news, Mar 20, 2019

Performance testing with NVMe storage and Spectrum Scale 5

We have recently procured 120TB of NVMe based SSD storage from E8 Storage for the Apocrita HPC Cluster. The plan is to deploy this to replace our oldest and slowest provision of scrat...

in article, Dec 19, 2018

Home and Group Directories

During the summer, home directories were migrated to the new storage platform. This means that quotas have grown slightly as the underlying block size has increased.

in news, Sep 15, 2018