Issues with /scratch File System 7/16

Dear HPC Users,

We’ve received some help tickets about issues with our /scratch file system running slowly. As we work to fix this issue, we ask that you please use the /scratch2 file system instead . /scratch2 is not experiencing any performance issues.

Your /scratch2 directory is located at:


We will update you once the issues with /scratch have been resolved, and we thank you for your cooperation.

If you have any questions, please direct them to

Thank you,

USC Center for High-Performance Computing

University of Southern California
3434 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0706