White paper: An Introduction to High Performance Computing on AWS

13 Aug 2015 - David Pellerin, Dougal Ballantyne, Adam Boeglin from Amazon Web Services (AWS) did write a white paper "An Introduction to High Performance Computing on AWS". The paper describes a range of high performance computing (HPC) applications that are running today on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It lists best practices for cloud deployment, for cluster and job management, and for the management of third-party software. The whitepaper covers HPC use cases that include highly distributed, highly parallel grid computing applications, as well as more traditional cluster computing applications that require a high level of node-to-node communications. It also discusses HPC applications that require access to various types of high performance data storage.
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