This disclosure relates HPC clusters elasticity using cloud nodes. A framework is disclosed that implements an integration of HPC clusters based on the Slurm workload manager and a cloud infrastructure. The main goal is to be transparent for the Slurm user, who may not be familiar with cloud technologies or with a provider-specific API.
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Aguiar, Glaucimar Da Silva; Brito, Andrey Elision Monteiro; Fonseca, Flávio; Silva, Luís Eduardo Tenório; and Vieira, Lucas Lima, "CloudSlurm: a multi-provider approach for HPC in the cloud", Technical Disclosure Commons, (March 19, 2018)