AceCloud uses your existing Amazon Web Services account for its compute power. If you don’t yet have an AWS account, register at this site. You will need to supply credit card details for billing purposes.
To install AceCloud, run the command:
conda install -c acellera acecloud-client
AceCloud requires configuration before it can be used. Once the software is installed, run the command:
This will open two browser windows. In the first, complete any login prompt and then subscribe to the AceCloud Amazon Marketplace product. Follow the instructions in the termination window to obtain AWS access credentials from the page opened in the second window.
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First, check if you already have conda:
If this command reports the conda version, follow to the Install the AceCloud Client section. If not, download the appropriate following package:
Mac OS X
Now, to install the conda package manager, go to directory where to you downloaded the previous package and run:
And follow the instructions.
The AceCloud client runs ACEMD and Gromacs simulations on Amazon AWS resources. It performs all file copying and VM instantiation operations automatically - once configured with AWS access credentials the user does not need to interact directly with the AWS Console. The syntax for all AceCloud operations is given by: