CMAS Cloud Computing Announcements

CMAS Cloud Computing Announcements

Archive for Webinar “Running CMAQ 5.4 on AWS” held on August 24th from 1-2:30pm ET, hosted by Liz Adams of the CMAS Center

This presentation will step through an online tutorial for running CMAQv5.4 on AWS HPC Cloud Services with a demonstration on how to create a ParallelCluster and run the 12US1 CMAQ benchmark case on multiple compute nodes. There will be time for discussion about benchmark timings and different costs for using different instance types.

Link to complete CMAS Webinar Archive
Watch recording CMAQ on AWS Webinar Recording
Download Webinar Slides CMAQ on AWS Webinar Slides

Announcing Zoom help sessions, provided the first Friday of each month from 2pm-3pm ET, hosted by Liz Adams of the CMAS Center

Targeted to modelers who are interested in running CMAQ on the Cloud.

Microsoft Azure Cycle Cloud: azure-cmaq documentation

CMAQv5.4 on AWS: aws-cmaq documentation

How to Participate

Every month on the first Friday until December 1, 2023. 2pm - 3 pm Eastern Time.

  • September 8, 2023 02:00 PM
  • October 6, 2023 02:00 PM
  • November 3, 2023 02:00 PM
  • December 1, 2023 02:00 PM

Registration Link

Announcing CMAQ on the Cloud Workshop during the 2023 CMAS Conference on October 18th, hosted by Liz Adams of the CMAS Center and Tim Brown of AWS

Targeted to CMAS Conference attendees who are also CMAQ modelers.

AWS provides a wide range of High Performance Computer (HPC) services for CMAQ workloads that require scaling and performance, including AWS ParallelCluster, Amazon FSx for Lustre, and Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA). In this workshop, you will have the opportunity to set up a HPC system and run CMAQ on the Cloud.

The expected duration of this workshop is 3 hours:

  • Introduce CMAQ on AWS Tutorial
  • Introduce CMAS Open Data Warehouse
  • create logins for workshop
  • create the Parallel Cluster
  • review software installation, and Slurm Job Scheduler
  • review Lustre FSx Filesystem and CMAS Open Data Warehouse
  • run a 1 day 12US1 Benchmark on 3 nodes of hpc7g instance
  • visualize output data
  • cleanup Parallel Cluster

Group Discussion: 15 minutes
Workshop Assessment: 5 minutes

Registration for the conference and this event are both required by Sunday, October 1st. Laptop required. In-person only. Workshop is limited to 80 attendees. Register Here: