This course will introduce you to the use of Nimbus, the research cloud at Pawsey Supercomputing Centre.
No particular prerequisites are required. All command line actions can be copied from this course. If you have a working knowledge of the basics of the unix command line (ie: mv, ls, cp) you will have slightly easier time in this course.
|Setup||Download files required for the lesson|
|00:00||1. Let's talk about cloud computing||What’s cloud computing?|
|00:10||2. Nimbus: Cloud computing at Pawsey||How does cloud fit into Pawsey?|
|00:30||3. How does Nimbus work for users?||A quick overview of the Nimbus Interface|
|00:50||4. First steps: making keypairs||
What are keypairs and why do we need them?
How do we setup keypairs for Nimbus?
|01:20||5. Simplified security and networking||Let’s have a look at security and networking|
|01:35||6. Launching an Instance||Let’s launch an instance|
|02:20||7. Attaching volume storage||How do you setup disks and store data?|
|02:50||8. Maintaining your instance||How do you keep your instance up to date and safe?|
|03:00||9. Using snapshots to save time||What are snapshots and how are they used?|
|03:20||10. Cloud best practices||What’s the best way to use cloud?|
The actual schedule may vary slightly depending on the topics and exercises chosen by the instructor.