Advanced Research Computing – Technology Services provides access to and support for the use of advanced computing resources that enable powerful approaches to research challenges in a wide range of fields.
Three winners of the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE) Poster Competition, held at the MICDE Annual Symposium, were announced April 7, 2016. They are: First place – Elizabeth Hou,…
The second round of the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) Challenge Initiatives is open, with the deadline for initial funding submissions on June 30. MIDAS is seeking proposals in…
A Software Carpentry workshop will be held at the U-M Medical School May 2 and 3. These workshops are free and open to anyone on campus; the sessions are suitable for researchers in the…
HOOMD-blue, a University of Michigan-produced software package for particle simulation, was chosen as one of seven benchmark applications to demonstrate the speed of NVIDIA’s new Tesla P100 GPU. HOOMD-blue was developed…
May 3 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
A one-day, intensive review of common statistical methods of design, measurement analysis and presentation of scientific investigations. The workshop is designed for any scholar engaged in quantitative research. Statistics: A…
May 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
This lecture-format workshop will present an overview of available modes and methods of survey data collection as well as an introduction to the survey response process and implications for questionnaire…
May 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
If you are interested in learning how to operate the Community Earth System Model (CESM) global climate modeling system using U-M computing resources, please attend this interactive tutorial.
July 18 @ 12:00 am - July 22 @ 12:00 am
The Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS) is hosting a data science summer camp for juniors and seniors in high school, from July 18 – 22, 2016. Students in the camp,…
Service available at no cost
Under ARC-TS’s new Flux for Undergraduates program, student groups and individuals with faculty sponsors can access unused computing cycles on Flux for free.
Seeking HPC-related publications
Advanced Research Computing (ARC) maintains a list of journal and conference publications that involve the use of Flux and/or other research computing resources provided by Advanced Research Computing – Technology Services.
In order to keep this list up to date, we are asking investigators to submit publications from 2015 to the present by emailing Commmunications Manager Dan Meisler (email@example.com).
ARC Director to speak at PRACEdays16
May 10 in Prague
Sharon Broude Geva, Director of Advanced Research Computing (ARC), will deliver a keynote address at PRACEdays16.
PRACE, the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe, has 25 member countries; its mission is to enable high impact scientific discovery and engineering research and development across all disciplines to enhance European competitiveness for the benefit of society. PRACE seeks to realize this mission by offering world class computing and data management resources and services through a peer review process.
Geva’s talk is titled “Beyond Hardware: Scaling Up the Approach to Advanced Research Computing.”
HIPAA-aligned HPC cluster
The new Armis cluster, when used with the Turbo Research Storage service, allows for the storage and analysis of data governed by HIPAA backed by the power of high performance computing.
Flux capacity increased
Seventh generation nodes added Feb. 2016
As part of regular upgrades to our high performance computing resources, ARC-TS has increased the capacity of the Flux HPC cluster.
These newest (seventh generation) nodes include:
- 167 Standard Flux nodes with 24 cores and 128 GB RAM each
- 4 Large Memory Flux nodes with 56 cores and 1.5 TB RAM each
- Connected via EDR (100 Gbps) Infiniband
- Adds a total of 4,232 cores and 27 TB RAM to Flux.