Daily Bulletin

Time to finish evacuating HPSS data holdings

April 22, 2021
Updated: April 26, 2021

Now is a good time to finish evacuating your data holdings from the High Performance Storage System (HPSS) tape archive if you haven’t already done so. Bandwidth for copying needed files from HPSS to alternative storage is currently underutilized, and waiting until closer to the system’s decommissioning on October 1 of this year is risky given the fragile and deteriorating condition of the system’s hardware. Follow these links for information on how to evacuate your files:

Please contact CISL for advice on individual workflows and storage options.