MSI News and Updates

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to various MSI systems.

On Wednesday, June 6, 2018, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to various MSI systems. Primary Storage, Mesabi, and Itasca will be unavailable throughout much of the day.

Big Data Science

Research at the University of Minnesota is driving greatly expanded needs for data storage.

Computer Science

In order to meet the high-capacity storage needs of its users, MSI has deployed an OpenStack-based cloud platform called Stratus.

On Wednesday, May 2, 2018, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to various MSI systems. Primary Storage, Mesabi, and Itasca will be unavailable throughout much of the day.

MSI has scheduled an extended downtime for all HPC systems starting Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at 6:00 pm. April's extended downtime is required in

On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to various MSI systems.

On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, MSI staff will perform scheduled maintenance and upgrades to various MSI systems.

A power outage in Nils Hasselmo Hall on Friday, February 2, will affect some MSI systems. The outage is scheduled for 2-6am, Systems affected include:

Computer Science

For users who are new to supercomputing, the University of Oklahoma Norman campus is offering Supercomputing in Plain English (SiPE) for the Spring 2018 semester.

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