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.

WHAT’S NEW

New geospatial analysis and GIS support at CSCAR

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CSCAR (Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research) is offering expanded support for geospatial analysis and geographic information systems (GIS), effective immediately. Researchers seeking guidance in this area are encouraged…

U-M, Yottabyte partner to accelerate data-intensive research

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CONTACT: Dan Meisler, ARC Communications Manager, 734-764-7414, dmeisler@umich.edu A strategic partnership between the University of Michigan and software company Yottabyte promises to unleash a new wave of data-intensive research by…

Graduate programs in computational and data science — informational sessions Sept. 19 & 21

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Students interested in computational and data science are invited to learn about graduate programs that will prepare them for success in computationally intensive fields. Pizza and pop will be provided….

MICDE Fall 2016 Seminar Series speakers announced

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The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE) is proud to announce its fall lineup of seminar speakers. In cooperation with academic departments across campus, the seminar series brings…

October 6 @ 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

MICDE Seminar: Jonathan Freund, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bio: Jonathan Freund is the Donald Biggar Willet Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering and of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the co-director of the…

October 14 @ 3:10 pm - 4:00 pm

MICDE Seminar: Anthony Wachs, University of British Columbia

Bio: Anthony Wachs is an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the departments of Mathematics and of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. He received his…

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Gary King, PhD, Harvard, Institute for Quantitative Social Science – MIDAS Seminar Series

Bio: Dr. King is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University — one of 24 with the title of University Professor, Harvard’s most distinguished faculty position. He is based…

October 26 @ 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

MICDE Seminar: Andrea Lodi, Ecole Polytechnique, Montreal

Bio: Dr. Andrea Lodi is a professor in the department of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering at the Polytechnique Montreal. He is the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Science for Real-Time Decision-Making…

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ARC-TS Highlights

Yottabyte, U-M partner on new cloud service

The Yottabyte Research Cloud will stand up customized and secure computing environments quickly and efficiently.

MDST team

Flux cluster now available to undergraduates

Service available at no cost

Under ARC-TS’s new Flux for Undergraduates program, student groups and individuals with faculty sponsors can access Flux for free.

ARC-TS Associate Director Brock Palen talks about ConFlux cluster

At OpenPOWER Summit

Summer HPC maintenance completed

Flux and Armis recently underwent significant maintenance and upgrades. Please check our Twitter feed for status updates, and visit the 2016 Upgrade FAQ page for more information.

Close up of Armis cluster

Introducing Armis

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.