Author: Ryan Kaneshiro

Azure Linux RDMA Setup Tips

Microsoft’s announcement of Azure Linux RDMA support last year was great news for those looking to run tightly coupled HPC workloads in the cloud. Unfortunately, there still isn’t a lot of documentation out there describing how to set it up. […]

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Quick Tip: Compress Your Output Files

One of the key challenges with cloud HPC is minimizing the amount of data that needs to be transferred between on-premise machines and machines in the cloud. Unlike traditional on-premise systems, this transfer occurs over a much slower and less […]

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Accessing On-Premise Licence Servers

One of the common challenges related to running engineering simulations in the cloud is trying to leverage an existing license. Many applications will periodically connect to a license server in order to checkout license tokens. Typically, companies will have a […]

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Azure MS-MPI in a Box

One of the things that we touched upon in an earlier blog post is the relative difficulty in setting up a Microsoft MPI cluster on Windows Azure because of the HPC Pack installation requirement that the official documentation recommends. As […]

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