Flux Timeline

First Flux nodes are purchased and put into production

February 19, 2010

The initial 16 nodes for the Flux pilot were purchased and installed.  These were 8-core Nehalem boxes with 48GB of memory.

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All FOE nodes must be migrated to Lighthouse

May 24, 2019

All FOE nodes must be migrated to the Lighthouse cluster by May 1st.

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2019 Summer Maintenance

August 11, 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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Flux To Be Retired

October 31, 2019

After 9 years, Flux will be retired, having been replaced by the Great Lakes cluster. All HPC accounts, users, and workflows must be migrated to either Great…

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If you have questions, please send email to hpc-support@umich.edu.

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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