d. Create HPC Cluster

Create HPC Cluster

In this section we’re going to use PCluster Manager to create a cluster and mount the filesystem.

  1. Click Create Cluster Button

  2. 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:

Download Template

Cluster Wizard

On the next few screens, we’ll modify the account specific components and leave the rest as specified by the template.

  1. Select a VPC from your account

Cluster Wizard

  1. Select a Subnet, ensuring the subnet is from the Availibility Zone ID use2-az2, and select a Keypair from your account (optional)

Cluster Wizard

  1. On the Storage tab, select Amazon FSx for Lustre (FSX) from the drop down and enable Use Existing Filesystem. Select hpcworkshops filesystem from the drop down.

Cluster Wizard

  1. Select the same Subnet from the previous step

Cluster Wizard

  1. Click Dry Run to confirm the setup and then click Create

Cluster Wizard