For the January, 2019 HPC Pros meeting, I presented a re-cap of the Chalk Talk I gave at the 2018 AWS re:Invent conference on creating highly available license services for AWS. The concepts I cover in this presentation are generally applicable to other Cloud providers such as Azure and Google Cloud.
Part One Prelude We define a Cloud Oriented Grid (COG) to be a Compute Grid which is designed to operate independently, including a well-integrated data replication mechanism, and also has the ability to easily expand or contract in size. This is a two-part blog in which the first part will provide context and background to […]
Most Electronic Design Automation (EDA) apps are not considered traditional High Performance Computing (HPC) apps which run with Message Passing Interface (MPI), but it can be argued that EDA is indeed HPC, as it demands similar compute and IO resources. IO is primarily with a POSIX filesystem, usually NFS based because of its simplicity. [Future […]