Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest HPC news and analysis.

Slidecast: How Cycle Computing Spun Up a Petascale CycleCloud

In this slidecast, Jason Stowe from Cycle Computing describes the company’s recent record-breaking Petascale CycleCloud HPC production run.

For this big workload, a 156,314-core CycleCloud behemoth spanning 8 AWS regions, totaling 1.21 petaFLOPS (RPeak, not RMax) of aggregate compute power, to simulate 205,000 materials, crunched 264 compute years in only 18 hours. Thanks to Cycle’s software and Amazon’s Spot Instances, a supercomputing environment worth $68M if you had bought it, ran 2.3 Million hours of material science, approximately 264 compute-years, of simulation in only 18 hours, cost only $33,000, or $0.16 per molecule.”

Read the Full Story *  View the Slides * Download the MP3 * Subscribe on iTunes * Subscribe to RSS

Resource Links: