In this section we’re going to use PCluster Manager to create a cluster from a sample template we’ve provided.
We’ll be using the hpc6a instance, an AMD EPYC Milan based instance designed specifically for tightly coupled HPC style workloads. The instance has the following specs:
|Instance Size||Cores||Memory (GiB)||EFA Network Bandwidth (Gbps)||Network Bandwidth (Gbps)*||On-Demand Price|
Click Create Cluster Button
Name the cluster hpc-cluster and select Template. On the next step you’ll be prompted to provide a file, download the template linked below and select that when prompted:
On the next few screens, we’ll modify the account specific components and leave the rest as specified by the template.