AWS re:Invent 2018: AWS Batch & How AQR leverages AWS to Identify New Investment Signals (CMP372)

Published on Dec 18, 2018

AWS Batch is a fully managed service that enables developers to easily and efficiently run batch computing workloads of any scale on AWS. In this session, the Senior Product Manager Rey Wang, describes the core concepts behind AWS Batch and details of how the service functions, latest features, and upcoming roadmap items. Afterwards, we dive deep into AQR Capital’s high-performance computing use case for AWS Batch to develop investment signals. AQR researchers can package and submit a job to evaluate a signal without worrying about the compute resources needed, cost, security, or timing. Given the intelligent use of Amazon EC2 instances and Spot by AWS Batch, AQR has processed more than 75 years of compute workload at a very low cost. Learn how to use AWS Batch and containers to perform HPC workloads to manage, schedule, or scale underlying Amazon EC2 instances. Complete Title: AWS re:Invent 2018: Intro to AWS Batch & How AQR Capital leverages AWS to Identify New Investment Signals (CMP372)