[Beowulf] HPC in the cloud question

Lux, Jim (337C) james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu May 21 13:08:00 PDT 2015

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> On May 19, 2015, at 8:33 AM, "Gavin W. Burris" <bug at wharton.upenn.edu> wrote:
> Hi, O-P.
> Take a look at consolidated billing to simplify things.  Each researcher
> then uses their own account and budget, which is joined underneath of
> the umbrella departmental account.  We launch compute node instances
> with an IAM API key from the joined account.  This effectively makes the
> local cluster resource a springboard to as much capacity as required.
> Pro tip:  Don't forget to set a CloudWatch billing alert that will email
> when projected cost exceed the monthly budget!

When the cost exceeds  (budget - "burn rate estimated from actuals" * time til next bill)

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