High Performance Computing Open Research System

AWS GovCloud

AWS GovCloud is a capability offered by the HPCMP strictly available for Open Research.
Eligible users may request access to resources in the cloud by submitting the HPCMP Cloud Resource Request Form. Our Cloud Solutions Team will review your request. All requests will take a minimum of 24 hours. For questions, please e-mail require@hpc.mil.

AWS GovCloud
File Systems on AWS GovCloud
Path Capacity Type
500 GBytesEFS
AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Login Nodes Compute Nodes
High Compute Moderate Compute GPU Accelerated
Instance Type t3a.xlarge c5n.18xlarge c5n.4xlarge p3.16xlarge
Total Cores | Nodes 2 | 1 4,104 | 114 4,096 | 512 4,096 | 128
Operating System Amazon Linux 2
Cores/Node 2 36 8 32
Core Type AMD EPYC 7000 Intel Advanced Vector Extension 512 Intel Xeon E5-2686 v4
Core Speed 2.5 GHz 3.0 - 3.5 GHz 2.5 GHz
Memory/Node 16 GBytes 192 GBytes 42 GBytes 488 GBytes
Accessible Memory/Node 16 GBytes 192 GBytes 42 GBytes 488 GBytes
Memory Model Shared on node.
Interconnect Type Ethernet


File Systems on Copper
Path Capacity Type
/usr/local ($HOME)15 TBytesLustre
/work ($WORKDIR)224 TBytesLustre
/archive204 TBytesNFS
Cray XE6m 135 TFLOPS
Login Nodes Compute Nodes
Total Cores | Nodes 32 | 2 14,720 | 460
Operating System SLES Cray Linux Environment
Cores/Node 16 32
Core Type AMD 64-bit Opteron AMD Interlagos Opteron
Core Speed 2.7 GHz 2.3 GHz
Memory/Node 128 GBytes 64 GBytes
Accessible Memory/Node 8 GBytes 60 GBytes
Memory Model Shared on node. Shared on node.
Distributed across cluster.
Interconnect Type Ethernet Cray Gemini