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The Sunsetting of the Newton Cluster

Eric Marshall
April 3, 2018 at 11:37 am

Dear Newton User,

After almost nine years of service, we are planning to retire Newton on April 16, 2018. OARC has two options to provide continuity of service for you. If you are currently NIH funded, you eligible to use the NIH-funded Perceval cluster. You may also move your computing to the Amarel cluster as an open access user or become an Amarel owner with resources dedicated and immediately available to you. Perceval and Amarel are state-of-the art machines significantly more capable than Newton. Information for both clusters can be found at Please do not hesitate contacting me to discuss data migrating and any concerns regarding the end of Newton’s service life and transition to a new environment. OARC trusts that if you have a continuing requirement for high performance computing, you will find these machines more than suitable.


Eric Marshall and the rest of the Systems Administrator’s Team