MATLAB Parallel Server in Red Cloud

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Assumptions

First time Login has been completed. Create key pair has been completed.

Create a Security Group

Create a Security Group with the following ports open, you can use the "Use my IP address" after entering the Custom TCP port ranges and the standard SSH port.

TCP (14000 - 15000) <your client IP address>/32
TCP (22) <your client IP address>/32
TCP (27000 - 28000) <your client IP address>/32

Start Matlab Cluster

Currently one-node cluster is supported. Multi-node cluster support is forthcoming.

On the Euca Console (Red Cloud ITH):

  • From the dashboard, click on the "Launch Instance" button.
  • Select emi-XXXXX on the "Image" screen. Click on the Next button.
  • On the "Details" screen, select the desired instance type. One Matlab worker will be started per CPU in the instance. Click on the Next button.
  • On the "Security" screen, select the ssh keypair you'd like to use to access the instance via ssh (optional), and select your Matlab security group.
  • Click on "Launch Instance"
  • After the instance is running, the Matlab cluster should be reachable at the public IP address of the instance within 2 minutes.

Note: after you finish using your Matlab cluster, remember to stop or terminate the instance on the Euca Console to stop charges against your Red Cloud subscription.