Flux Timeline

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

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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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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All FOE nodes must be migrated to Lighthouse

November 25, 2019

All FOE nodes must be migrated to the Lighthouse cluster.

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Great Lakes Migration Complete

November 25, 2019

All HPC accounts, users, and workflows must be migrated to either Great Lakes (Standard, GPU, Large-Memory, and On-demand Flux) or Lighthouse (Flux Operating Environment nodes)…

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Flux and Armis /home and /scratch directories no longer available

February 10, 2020

The Flux /home and /scratch directories will no longer be available.

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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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