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GyaniBaba
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Have you done any research on SAS Grid on Cloud Platform such as AWS? or do you have already an environment running on AWS?

 

Grid would need shared File system, how AWS achieving this for SAS? Lustre? how feasible is that?

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MargaretC
SAS Employee
Yes, there is a paper from a few years ago: http://support.sas.com/rnd/scalability/grid/SGMonAWS.pdf
We have also done more testing recently and that information can be found here: https://communities.sas.com/t5/Administration-and-Deployment/Important-Performance-Considerations-Wh...
You need to get a good understanding of the IO throughput your SAS application needs and see if these needs can be met in AWS.
Please let me know if you need more information.
Margaret

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MargaretC
SAS Employee
Yes, there is a paper from a few years ago: http://support.sas.com/rnd/scalability/grid/SGMonAWS.pdf
We have also done more testing recently and that information can be found here: https://communities.sas.com/t5/Administration-and-Deployment/Important-Performance-Considerations-Wh...
You need to get a good understanding of the IO throughput your SAS application needs and see if these needs can be met in AWS.
Please let me know if you need more information.
Margaret
GyaniBaba
Obsidian | Level 7

Thank you Margaret for providing great source of information.

 

 

MargaretC
SAS Employee

Intel is planning to support Lustre for a very long time.   Please review the blog about Lustre and Intel's planned support.  https://communities.sas.com/t5/Administration-and-Deployment/Intel-s-Cloud-Edition-for-Lustre-File-S...

 

Intel is planning to support Lustre for a very long time. 

 

Margaret

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