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What's New In Ronin

Monday, 8th July 2019

Cluster Packaging! Spack integration! So much more!


Ronin now supports HPC Cluster Packaging
  • Bundle up all your configured software and share it within your Project!
  • Clusters now launch with dedicated /apps and /shared directories.
  • Use /apps for installed software and /shared for shared resources or data

Integration of Spack - an open source cluster package manager

  • Spack has close to 4000 HPC packages and handles all dependencies.
  • Spack is configured to install into the /apps directory out of the box
  • All compute nodes will have access to spack installed binaries

Create machine now has a copy to clipboard ssh command feature

  • Also available at the key creation screen on single and cluster machines

Password Reset

  • Now anyone can automatically reset their password.
  • This won't reset two step authentication (upcoming release)

Cyberduck connection profile

  • A file that, when opened, will prepopulate some of the fields in Cyberduck, so you don't have to!


Parallel Cluster upgraded to 2.3.1

  • Fixes and features
  • On packaged clusters, shared and apps directories cannot go below original size

Bug Fixes

  • Adding a picture to your cluster packages now works
  • AWS Cluster root volumes no longer incorrectly show as non root
  • Can no longer package a stopped cluster throwing an error
  • Clusters with storage kept after termination are now being tagged correctly

Tuesday, 14th May 2019

HPC Dashboard and Storage Resize tools

Features / Changes

  • Dashboard shows HPC and Machine details
  • HPC card shows Cluster nodes running / potential max size
  • Machine card shows running / total (stopped and running)
  • Root / Non Root volumes can (by popular demand) be resized on the create single machine screen

Thursday, 25th April 2019


  • One click Ronin Link Integration. Click the Open with Ronin Link button on the machine in Ronin for a seamless login via the Ronin Link desktop app.
  • Two click RDP Integration. Click the Download RDP File button on the machine in Ronin and open the downloaded RDP file to launch your remote desktop tools.
  • Check my Networking Tool. All machines now have a quick way to diagnose internal DNS problems when connecting from within organisations.
  • External email users now allowed in permissions


  • Lower admin now has visibility and control over budget controls
  • Project admins can now manage users without project settings/budget access
  • Fixed Linux launch and new key tips to both point to Ronin Link

Bug fixes

  • Better mapping for all drive types.
  • Package Management - Admins can now override the root vol size, defaults, and will now validate against snapshot size to ensure enforced min size.
  • Fixed Windows "Booting OS" buffer and display issue, all works on GMT now.
  • Fixed incorrect redhat pointer in AMI import modal