AWS HPC Blog
Elastic visualization queues with NICE DCV in AWS ParallelCluster
In this blog post we’ll show you how to create an elastic pool of visualization nodes, by combining AWS ParallelCluster with NICE DCV in a novel way.
Checkpointing HPC applications using the Spot Instance two-minute notification from Amazon EC2
In this post we show you how to create an HPC cluster and capture the two-minute warning notifications from Amazon EC2 Spot to execute a checkpoint, reactively.
Install optimized software with Spack configs for AWS ParallelCluster
Today, we’re announcing the availability of Spack configs for AWS ParallelCluster. You can use these configurations to install optimized HPC applications quickly and easily on your AWS-powered HPC clusters.
Building a 4x faster and more scalable algorithm using AWS Batch for Amazon Logistics
In this post, AWS Professional Services highlights how they helped data scientists from Amazon Logistics rearchitect their algorithm for improving the efficiency of their supply-chain by making better planning decisions. Leveraging best practices for deploying scalable HPC applications on AWS, the teams saw a 4X improvement in run time.
Deploying Open OnDemand with AWS ParallelCluster
In this post, we describe an integration of Open OnDemand with AWS ParallelCluster so admins can provide web-based access to HPC resources beyond what they have at their site, by using the AWS cloud to add new capabilities and extend capacity.
Multiple Availability Zones now supported in AWS ParallelCluster 3.4
In AWS ParallelCluster 3.4, you can now build HPC clusters that span multiple Amazon EC2 Availability Zones. In this post, we describe how the new feature works, how to use it, and some implications for cluster design that it raises.
Leveraging Slurm Accounting in AWS ParallelCluster
Slurm accounting adds flexibility, transparency, and control to operating an #HPC cluster. #AWS #ParallelCluster 3.3.0 can now automatically configure #Slurm accounting whether you are using your own database or Amazon #Aurora.
Cost-effective and accurate genomics analysis with Sentieon on AWS
In this blog post, we benchmark the performance of Sentieon’s DNAseq and DNAscope pipelines using publicly available genomics datasets on AWS. You will gain an understanding of the runtime, cost, and accuracy performance of these germline variant calling pipelines across a wide range of Amazon EC2 instances.
Optimizing your AWS Batch architecture for scale with observability dashboards
AWS Batch customers often ask for guidance to optimize their architectures and make their workload to scale rapidly. Here we describe an observability solution that provides insights into your AWS Batch architectures and allows you to optimize them for scale and quickly identify potential throughput bottlenecks for jobs and instances.
DCV in 2022: a year in review
In this post we recap all the really significant feature released in DCV from 2022 that delighted our customers. Of course, we’re still not done, so expect more in 2023.