June 30th, 2019 The SOSCIP BGQ system is set to be decommissioned on June 30th, 2019. The front end node and storage will remain so access to storage and the SGC will remain the same.
Thu 30 May 2019, 11:00:00 PM: Some action on the part of users will be required when they first connect again to a Niagara login nodes or datamovers. This is due to the security upgrade of the Niagara cluster, which is now in line with currently accepted best practices. The details of the required actions can be found on the SSH Changes in May 2019 wiki page.
Fri 5 Apr 2019 Software updates on Niagara: The default CCEnv software stack now uses avx512 on Niagara, and there is now a NiaEnv/2019b stack ("epoch").
Thu 4 Apr 2019 The 2019 compute and storage allocations have taken effect on Niagara.