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Deploying an HPC cluster and remote visualization in a single step using AWS ParallelCluster

Since its initial release in November 2018, AWS ParallelCluster (an AWS-supported open source tool) has made it easier and more cost effective for users to manage and deploy HPC clusters in the cloud. Since then, the team has continued to enhance the product with more configuration flexibility and enhancements like built-in support for the Elastic […]

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How to run AWS ParallelCluster from AppStream 2.0 and share S3 data

High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster administrators typically need a way to let their users to create HPC clusters quickly and easily from a common Windows desktop, while enforcing security, isolation, scalability, and cost effectiveness. This important step could be part of a wider user workflow, or an established procedure followed by HPC users to start […]

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AWS API Gateway for HPC job submission

AWS ParallelCluster simplifies the creation and the deployment of HPC clusters. AWS API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. In this post we combine AWS ParallelCluster and AWS API Gateway to allow an HTTP interaction with the scheduler. […]

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AWS ParallelCluster with AWS Directory Services Authentication

AWS ParallelCluster simplifies the creation and deployment of HPC clusters. In this post we combine ParallelCluster with AWS Directory Services to create a multi-user, POSIX-compliant system with centralized authentication and automated home directory creation. To grant only the minimum permissions to the nodes in the cluster, no AD configuration parameters or permissions are stored directly […]

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Best Practices for Running Ansys Fluent Using AWS ParallelCluster

Using HPC (high performance computing) to solve Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) challenges has become common practice. As the growth from HPC workstation to supercomputer has slowed over the last decade or two, compute clusters have increasingly taken the place of single, big SMP (shared memory processing) supercomputers, and have become the ‘new normal’. Another, more […]

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Scale HPC Workloads with Elastic Fabric Adapter and AWS ParallelCluster

中文版 – In April, 2019, AWS announced the general availability of Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA), an EC2 network device that improves throughput and scalability of distributed High Performance Computing (HPC) and Machine Learning (ML) workloads. Today, we’re excited to announce support of EFA through AWS ParallelCluster. EFA is a network interface for Amazon EC2 instances […]

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AWS ParallelCluster

中文版 Orchestration software has played a key role in cluster bring-up and management for decades. Dating back to solutions like SunCluster, PSSP, and community solutions such as CFEngine, the need to launch many resources together to enable large parallel applications continues to be a vital part of the High Performance Computing (HPC) environment. AWS has […]

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