Lighthouse 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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Globus Available for Lighthouse

March 1, 2019

Globus will be available on Lighthouse, enabling users to migrate data from other Globus endpoints and clusters, including Flux.  This service will be upgraded in…

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Lighthouse HPC cluster available for testing

March 7, 2019

The Lighthouse cluster is available for testing.  We will have 2 test nodes and a test account for FOE users to submit jobs during this…

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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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HPC OnDemand Available for Lighthouse

March 12, 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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Lighthouse HPC cluster available

March 18, 2019

The Lighthouse cluster is available.  The login hosts will be available to update home directories and see the new environment.  The software and module environments…

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

To Order Lighthouse Service:

Email hpc-support@umich.edu before including hardware in a proposal or purchasing hardware.  You will need to purchase a subscription to Lighthouse for each compute node.

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