4 hours of 2x m4.2xlarge worked for two sessions of 15 people each, so
about $2 total.
On Wed, Aug 09, 2017 at 07:30:01AM +0100, Leighton Pritchard wrote:
> Thanks Titus,
> Do you have an estimate of what the total AWS cost was for the session? (To
> help us convince sources of financial support???)
> > On 9 Aug 2017, at 01:32, C. Titus Brown <ctbr...@ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I put this together for a tutorial last week, and I have to say it went
> > amazingly smoothly:
> > https://github.com/mblmicdiv/course2017/blob/master/exercises/sourmash-setup.md
> > Briefly,
> > * I started a big Amazon machine;
> > * I installed Docker and built a custom image containing my software of
> > interest;
> > * I ran multiple containers, one connected to port 8000, one on 8001, etc.
> > and gave each student a different port;
> > * students could connect in and use the Terminal program in Jupyter to
> > execute commands, and could upload/download files via the Jupyter console
> > interface;
> > * in theory I could have used notebooks too, but for this I didn???t have
> > need.
> > I am aware that JupyterHub can probably do all of this including manage the
> > containers, but I???m still a bit shy of diving into that; this was fairly
> > straightforward, gave me disposable containers that were isolated for each
> > individual student, and worked almost flawlessly. Should be easy to do
> > with RStudio too.
> > Other write-ups to do similar things with your favorite setup would be
> > great!
> > best,
> > ???titus
> > p.s. the actual tutorial that students ran was here:
> > https://github.com/mblmicdiv/course2017/blob/master/exercises/sourmash.md
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> Leighton Pritchard
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