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Burst Buffer

Cori retired on May 31, 2023 at noon

The Burst Buffer file system was retired along with Cori. Please refer to the Migrating from Cori to Perlmutter page for the detailed Cori retirement plan and information about migrating your applications to Perlmutter.

The 1.8 PB NERSC Burst Buffer was based on Cray DataWarp and used flash or SSD (solid-state drive) technology to significantly increase the I/O performance on Cori. The peak bandwidth performance was over 1.7 TB/s with each Burst Buffer node contributing up to 6.5 GB/s.