Cloud Computing Resources

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.

Cloud computing — complementary high performance computing (HPC) resource


Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud



Getting Started


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 if you have questions about using the Amazon EC2 for COSE projects.