Armis2 Timeline

Dates in the future are subject to change. We use our best estimates given what we know today.

Beta HPC cluster available

October 2, 2018

The Beta HPC cluster was introduced to enable HPC users to begin migrating their Torque job scripts to Slurm and test their workflows on a Slurm-based…

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Beta Cluster testing continues

January 8, 2019

If you are a current HPC user on Flux or Armis and have not used Slurm before, we highly recommend you login and test your…

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HPC OnDemand Available for Beta

March 8, 2019

The replacement for ARC Connect, called HPC OnDemand, will be available for users.  This will allow users to submit jobs via the web rather than…

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2019 Summer Maintenance

August 12, 2019

The ARC-TS annual summer maintenance will begin.   The details, services impacted,  and length of the maintenance will be determined when we get closer to the date. …

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Armis2 HPC service available

September 24, 2019

Armis2 HPC service is available. Users with accounts on Armis will be able to log into Armis2 login nodes and submit jobs.  The software and…

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Armis users must migrate to Armis2

November 25, 2019

No jobs will run past November 25th on Armis, which will be shutting down. All hardware will be migrated to Armis2 in the following weeks….

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Beta Retires

November 29, 2019

Beta will be retired after both Flux and Armis have been retired, as the purpose of Beta is to assist users to transition to the…

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Armis2 Billing Begins

January 6, 2020

Billing for Armis2 will begin at January 6, 2020 at 9am.  Rates for using Armis2 can be found here: No jobs will run past…

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Winter 2020 Maintenance

March 9, 2020

The ARC-TS 2020 winter maintenance will start on March 9, 2020.  You can read more about it here.   Great Lakes, Lighthouse, and Armis2…

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Order Service

To request an account, please email us at

Users need to request a user login to access the cluster. All users must have been granted access to an account before a user login can be created. Be sure to have a shortcode that you are authorized to use, a list of uniqnames of the users who should be able to use the account. a list of uniqnames of the administrators who are authorized to make changes to the account. If you had a pilot account, you can optionally use the same administrative group, the school or college you are a part of, and any limits that you want to set on the account (such as a spending limit or resources usage limits).

If you have questions about gaining access to an account (or getting a trial account), please email

Please see the Terms of Usage for more information.

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