Cloud computing — complementary high performance computing (HPC) resource
Cloud computing offers an excellent complimentary HPC resource. The idea is that you can "rent" computing over the internet. It is particularly effective for applications that can be "trivially parallelized" and with low to modest interprocess communications.
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud
- For an introduction to Amazon Cloud Services, see: (Amazon Web Page: Amazon EC2 - Virtual Server Hosting)
- Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is the name of the Amazon Cloud Computing system. Documentation on the Amazon EC2 is available online by following this link: (Amazon Web Page: Amazon EC2 Documentation).
- For an overview of the entire product line for the Amazon cloud's products and services, see: (Amazon Web Services Website)
CCLS recommends that you start with the Amazon EC2 Getting Started Guide, which you can find by clicking this link: (Amazon EC2 Starters Guide PDF). You can try the EC2 for free at: (Amazon Web Page: AWS Free Tier)
COSE Related Project Help
Contact Mike Wong at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about using the Amazon EC2 for COSE projects.