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ARC websites will be down briefly for emergency maintenance

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For approximately 10 minutes between 5 p.m Friday, Oct. 21 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, the ARC websites, including MICDE, MIDAS, ARC-TS and CSCAR, will be down for emergency…

Research highlights: A new era in disaster research

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By Bob Brustman, U-M Civil and Environmental Engineering Department University of Michigan researchers have received a $2.5 million NSF grant to develop a computational model that is hoped to significantly…

HPC User Meetups set for October, November and December

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Users of high performance computing resources are invited to meet ARC-TS HPC operators and support staff in person at an upcoming user meeting: Monday, October 17, 1:10 – 5 p.m., 2001 LSA Building (500 S. State…

Research highlights: Running climate models in the cloud

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Can cloud computing systems help make climate models easier to run? Assistant research scientist Xiuhong Chen and MICDE affiliated faculty Xianglei Huang, from Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering (CLASP),…

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…

October 27 @ 8:00 am - October 28 @ 5:00 pm

Big Data: Improving the Scope, Quality and Accessibility of Financial Data

The Office of Financial Research and the University of Michigan will host a joint conference, “Big Data: Improving the Scope, Quality, and Accessibility of Financial Data” in Ann Arbor, Michigan. …

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

HPC User Meetup

Users of high performance computing resources are invited to meet ARC-TS HPC operators and support staff in person. There is not a set agenda; come at anytime and stay as long as…

November 9 @ 4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

MICDE Seminar Series: David Higon, Virginia Tech

Bio: David M. Higdon is a professor in the Social Decision Analytics Laboratory at the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech. Previously, he spent 10 years as a scientist or group leader…

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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.