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Extreme OS Upgrade has been completed

Dear Extreme Users, The upgrade of the operating system on the Extreme computational cluster to CentOS 7 has been completed. The last step in the upgrade, the update of the OS on Extreme’s…

Reminder: Extreme OS upgrade begins Monday, June 27

Dear Extreme Users, We would like to remind you that starting on Monday, June 27, the operation system of the compute nodes running CentOS 6 on our Extreme computational cluster will be upgraded…

Extreme CentOS7 Upgrade Schedule

Dear Extreme Users, The upgrade schedule of the operating system of the Extreme cluster to CentOS 7 has been finalized and will take place during the week of June 27. Please check the…

Extreme login-2 back online

Dear Extreme Users, The upgrade of the operating system on Extreme login-2 to CentOS 7 has been completed and the node is back online. We are strongly encouraging all Extreme users currently running…

Extreme login-2 node is temporary being taken offline

Dear Extreme Users, As announced in our message regarding the Extreme OS Upgrade, login-2.extreme.acer.uic.edu is being taken offline at the end of the day to prepare for an upgrade of its operating system…

Batch7 test queue is now available

Dear Extreme Users, The batch7 queue is now available for use. As explained in a previous post, this queue is intended to give Extreme users who are running jobs on CentOS 6 machines…

Important: Extreme OS Upgrade Schedule

Dear Extreme Users, We have finalized our plans for the upgrade of the operating system on the Extreme computational cluster from CentOS 6 to CentOS 7 and are sending this message to inform…

New Storage Quota Policy

Dear HPC Users, As announced earlier this year, our new storage infrastructure is expected to come online sometime this Summer. With it, we will begin implementing a storage quota policy to ensure the…

New Storage Infrastructure Coming Summer 2022

Dear Community, We are happy to announce that we will be replacing our storage infrastructure with a new and higher performance system. This upgrade is necessary because our current system is beyond its…

ACER is hiring (IT Technical Associate)

The Office of Technology Solutions, at the Univ of IL at Chicago (UIC), located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking a full-time IT Technical Associate (Senior Systems Administrator/Architect) to assist the department…