Lake Effect Cloud Computing

UB's Research Cloud

Viewing cloud compute & storage usage
Cloud users can view their current usage using the Coldfront subscription management portal.  Login using your CCR username and password, click on your proj...
Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 3:19 PM
Cloud Support
Cloud Support: Lake Effect is a subscription-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud that provides root level access to virtual servers and storage ...
Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 3:36 PM
Setting up Docker on OpenStack volume
NOTE:  This step-by-step requires that you've configured the Openstack Command Line Interface (CLI) on your system first.  Instructions for this can...
Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 11:31 AM
Changing permission on your SSH private key
Once you've successfully followed the steps to getting started with Lake Effect through this document, there may be one last thing you need to tackle b...
Thu, Aug 5, 2021 at 10:34 AM
Creating a Virtual machine with GPU support
Users are now able to create a Virtual Machine (VM) with GPU support in the Lake Effect cloud. These virtual graphics processing units (vGPU) will provide g...
Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 4:12 PM
Cloud Exploratory Account
CCR offers new cloud users with a 30 day complimentary "exploratory" account.  This is available for UB faculty, staff and students only.   In...
Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 11:43 AM
How to create a basic website in Lake Effect
Lake Effect is an on-premise cloud computing and storage service provided by CCR for UB researchers. Lake Effect is comparable to Amazon's EC2 services...
Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 10:51 AM
Shutdown or Shelve an instance
Lake Effect Cloud provides its users with various capabilities to manage their instances efficiently.  There are three options to shutdown an instances, ea...
Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 12:21 PM
Openstack Command Line Interface & Application Credentials
To utilize the Openstack Command Line Interface (CLI) you will need to create application credentials. Login to the Openstack dashboard and navigate to ...
Thu, Oct 21, 2021 at 9:22 AM
Installing the NVidia vGRID License
In order to fully utilize the Virtual GPUs in LakeEffect, you must use the Nvidia vGRID Driver and register the Instance with the CCR  NVidia License server...
Tue, Nov 16, 2021 at 3:07 PM