A collection of 36 posts
Selecting the Right Machine Type for the Right Job
RONIN and cloud computing represent a different way of thinking. Choosing a machine type means understanding how different selections for CPU, memory, storage, and other characteristics will affect the time to do your work. This blog post will provide some guidelines for choosing wisely.
A Beginner's Glossary for HPC in the Cloud
High Performance Computing (HPC) has its own terminology, which is complexified (a real word!) by cloud terminology. Our goal is to simply define these terms to make it easier for users who are not cloud or IT gurus to create and launch clusters using RONIN on AWS....
New Machine or New Autoscaling Cluster? Which Should I Choose?
When you begin to work with RONIN you are immediately faced with a choice — do you create a new machine? Or an autoscaling cluster? And what is the difference and why do you have to choose at all? MachinesA machine is a single computer, even though it can have multiple
Packaging Clusters in RONIN
In RONIN, a package is a cluster template that is ready to create preconfigured cluster, defined by you! Packages will have an Operating System, a Root Volume (for the operating system) and any user defined volumes, such as datasets, files, or pretty much anything you want. It will also have
Connecting to your Machine/Head Node's Desktop via DCV
Features Virtual Machines Desktop with DCV - Secure Cloud Desktops Install and Run your virtual machine Desktop securely with RONIN LINK 2.0 and above Fully encrypted, low latency, GPU / non GPU supported instance types After creating your Windows/Linux machine: Step 1 - Open RONIN LINK Step 2 -
Copying Large Datasets to Your Object Storage Bucket with the AWS Command Line Interface
The beauty of having your data in your object storage (S3 bucket) is that any machine or projects you create in RONIN can access the data.. only if you want it to. If you're a Windows or Mac user, you can read this article on copying data to an object
Your Project Storage Summary
We think it's a good idea to have a summary of all your project's storage volumes accessible with quick actions and the ability to create blank storage volumes, and volumes from snapshots on one easy to access page. We also suggest you become familiar with how storage is managed via
Managing Storage Drives in RONIN
A storage volume is a durable, block-level storage device that you can attach to a single machine. You can use storage volumes as primary storage for data of any sort, it can be a root volume for an operating system, or data that requires frequent updates, or for throughput-intensive applications.