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Tag: High Performance Computing

OpenFOAM on Amazon EC2 C6g Arm-based Graviton2 Instances – up to 37% better price/performance

This post is contributed to by: Neil Ashton (AWS) – Principal CFD Specialist SA, Karthik Raman (AWS) – Senior HPC Specialist SA, Oliver Perks (Arm) – Principal HPC Engineer Over the past 30 years, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become a key part of many engineering design processes. From aircraft design to modelling the blood flow […]

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Enabling job accounting for HPC with AWS ParallelCluster and Amazon RDS

This post is written by Nicola Venuti, HPC Specialist SA, and contributed to by Rex Chen, Software Development Engineer. Introduction Accounting, reporting, and advanced analytics used for data-driven planning and decision making are key areas of focus for High Performance Computing (HPC) Administrators. In the cloud, these areas are more relevant to the costs of the […]

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Running Simcenter STAR-CCM+ on AWS with AWS ParallelCluster, Elastic Fabric Adapter and Amazon FSx for Lustre

This post is contributed by Anh Tran – Sr. HPC Specialized Solutions Architect Introduction AWS recently introduced many HPC services that boost the performance and scalability of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) workloads on AWS. These services include: Amazon FSx for Lustre, Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA), and AWS ParallelCluster 2.5.1. In this technical post, I walk through […]

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Leveraging Elastic Fabric Adapter to run HPC and ML Workloads on AWS Batch

Leveraging Elastic Fabric Adapter to run HPC and ML Workloads on AWS Batch  This post is contributed by  Sean Smith, Software Development Engineer II, AWS ParallelCluster & Arya Hezarkhani, Software Development Engineer II, AWS Batch and HPC   On August 2, 2019, AWS Batch announced support for Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA). This enables you to run highly […]

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Deploying a Burstable and Event-driven HPC Cluster on AWS Using SLURM, Part 1

Contributed by Amr Ragab, HPC Application Consultant, AWS Professional Services When you execute high performance computing (HPC) workflows on AWS, you can take advantage of the elasticity and concomitant scale associated with recruiting resources for your computational workloads. AWS offers a variety of services, solutions, and open source tools to deploy, manage, and dynamically destroy compute […]

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