Flux is the shared, Linux-based high-performance computing (HPC) cluster available to all researchers at the University of Michigan.

Flux consists of approximately 27,000 cores – including 1,372 compute nodes composed of multiple CPU cores, with at least 4 GB of RAM per core, interconnected with InfiniBand networking.

Please see the following pages for more information on Flux:

For technical support, please email hpc-support@umich.edu.

Unit-specific Flux Allocations

The Flux HPC Cluster

Order Service

For information on determining the size of a Flux allocation, please see our pages on How Flux Works, Sizing a Flux Order, and Managing a Flux Project.

To order:

1. Fill out the ARC-TS HPC account request form.

2. Email hpc-support@umich.edu with the following information:

  • the number of cores needed
  • the start date and number of months for the allocation
  • the shortcode for the funding source
  • the list of people who should have access to the allocation
  • the list of people who can change the user list and augment or end the allocations.

For information on costs, visit our Rates page.

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December 2 @ 10:00 pm - December 3 @ 7:00 am

Service Disruption: MiStorage Silver (Value Storage) Maintenance

The ITS Storage team will be applying an operating system patch on the MiStorage Silver (Value Storage) environment, which provides home directories for both Flux and Flux Hadoop.  The ITS…