Broadcast Date: May 30, 2019

Level: 300

It's not hard to build your first HPC cluster on AWS. In this tech talk, we'll take you through the basics in a step-by-step approach that you can follow along at your desk. We'll cover everything from installation of the AWS ParallelCluster software suite, through to instance selection, Amazon EC2 Spot market enablement and all the way to launching your first MPI “hello world” job from the command line.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to create your own HPC cluster on AWS using AWS ParallelCluster
  • Learn about the options for instance selection to match your HPC code and the various scheduler choices available on AWS
  • Learn how/when to use EC2 Spot Instances to optimize costs

Who Should Attend?

HPC Admins, HPC users, Research Scientists, Engineers


  • Francesco Ruffino, Sr. Specialized HPC Solution Architect, AWS

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