Quick Start Deployment Guide

The following instructions outline the various aspects of launching, configuring and running jobs in CloudyCluster.


CloudyCluster is launched in 4 phases or steps.

  1. To use CloudyCluster you must first launch the Control Instance, which provides the management web-ui and associated APIs, using one of two methods. The cost of CloudyCluster instances is 5% above the AWS instance charges.
  1. Second, create an HPC environment, including options from compute, storage, login and scheduler instances.
    HPC Environment Creation
    CloudyCluster Diagram
  2. Autoscaling HPC compute resources based on the jobs that are submitted to CCQ. Elastic HPC Job Submission with CCQ and OrangeFS
CloudyCluster Elastic Compute Diagram