Posted On: Oct 18, 2022

We are announcing the launch of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Workstation for accelerated GPU instances on AWS Marketplace. RHEL Workstation is a cloud-based remote desktop solution that allows end users from anywhere in the world to access a workstation instance to do their work and collaborate with team members. RHEL Workstation is designed for advanced Linux users working on more powerful hardware, and is optimized for activities such as animation, computer-aided design and engineering, scientific research, medical imaging etc. It is delivered via NICE DCV, a secure, high-performance remote display protocol. RHEL Workstation on AWS allows customers to provide high-end hardware capabilities to a distributed workforce, without the need for large capital investments in expensive workstation equipment.

The RHEL Workstation Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) are built on RHEL version 8.6 with NICE DCV remote display software and support both Tesla and GRID NVIDIA drivers. RHEL Workstation is available on AWS Marketplace for GPU Accelerated instance families including the G3, G4dn, G5, P2, and P3 instances for Tesla drivers and G3, G4dn, G5, and P3 instances for GRID drivers. RHEL Workstation is now available in all AWS Commercial regions, and AWS provides tier 1 and tier 2 support for this product. To get started, search for RHEL Workstation on AWS Marketplace or in the EC2 console AMI Catalog.