August 31, 2021 By Sophia Wen 2 min read

Create HPC cluster environments on IBM Cloud in two steps.

The IBM Spectrum LSF HPC cluster solution enables customers to quickly build a high-performance computing environment (HPC) on IBM Cloud in minutes. The HPC cluster consists of a set of infrastructure nodes, a pool of computing resources and a shared filesystem. The cluster comes with required software components to run HPC workloads and provides the job scheduler, which can scale up and down the compute resources based on the job demands. Follow the two steps below to create an HPC cluster for your workloads today:

Step 1

Go to the IBM catalog page. Search “HPC” as a keyword and select the solution: 

Step 2

The catalog page for the HPC Cluster solution has a section that lists the required parameters: 

Fill out the values in this section. On the right-hand side of this page, select the license agreement and push the Install button. The HPC cluster will be created automatically for you.

Learn more

This blog shows you a quick start to create your HPC environment on IBM Cloud. To learn more about how to customize your cluster based on your workload needs, please refer to the tutorial in the offering documentation.

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