Getting Started with OmniSci on Microsoft Azure
|Note||MapD has been rebranded to OmniSci.|
Follow these instructions to get started with OmniSci on Microsoft Azure.
You must have a Microsoft Azure account. If you do not have an account, go to the Micrsoft Azure home page to sign up for one.
Configure Your OmniSci Instance
To launch OmniSci on Microsoft Azure, you configure a GPU-enabled instance.
- Log in to you Microsoft Azure portal.
- On the left side menu, create a Resource group, or use one that your organization has created.
- On the left side menu, click Virtual machines, and then click Add.
- Create your virtual machine:
- On the Basics tab:
- In Project Details, specify the Resource group.
- Specify the Instance Details:
- Vitual machine name
- Image (Ubuntu 16.04 or higher, or CentOS/RHEL 7.0 or higher)
- Size. Click Change size and use the Family filter to filter on GPU, based on your use case and requirements. Not all GPU VM variants are available in all regions.
- For Username, add any user name other than mapd other than mapd.
- In Inbound Port Rules, click Allow selected ports and select one or more of the following:
- HTTP (80)
- HTTPS (443)
- SSH (22)
- RDP (3389)
- On the Disks tab, select Premium or Standard SSD, depending on your needs.
- For the rest of the tabs and sections, use the default values.
Azure-specific configuration is complete. Now, follow standard OmniSci installation instructions for your Linux distribution and installation method.