Combining on-premises and cloud computing resources has emerged as a powerful solution for organizations seeking to meet their computing needs. While you can target compute to be on-premises or in the cloud, your workloads’ accessibility to data in a fast and secure manner is critical to its performance.
Amazon File Cache offers a high-speed cache on AWS to facilitate efficient file data processing, regardless of its storage location. File Cache serves as temporary, high-performance cache layer in the cloud, for data stored on-premises. Once configured, workload data moves from on-premises storage to AWS as the workload accesses it via File Cache, which appears to the compute client as a Lustre file system.
In this post, we’ll walk you through the features of File Cache that are important for HPC environments, and show you, step-by-step, how you can quickly deploy this and try it out for yourself.