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How to Run a GPU-Accelerated Virtual Desktop Environment on RunPod

There are a few use cases for running a GPU accelerated virtual desktop on RunPod. One common use case is for those who need to use demanding applications that require a lot of processing power, such as 3D rendering with blender. In this blog post, we'll go over how to easily deploy a pod with everything you need to get rendering.
BY - JUNE 28, 2022

Back Your Favorite Google Colab Notebooks with RunPod GPUs

It looks like some of you are used to Google Colab's interface and would prefer to use that over the command line or Jupyterlab's interface. Well, good news, you can connect Colab to use your own custom compute instead of the GPU that they assign to you! Unfortunately, Google won't let you connect directly to a remote instance, but with a few simple steps, you can get around it by using your local machine to forward the remote port. Sound complicated? It's not too bad! We can get this going together in a few minutes :)
BY - JUNE 27, 2022

Easily Backup and Restore Using RunPod Cloud Sync and Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage

While RunPod offers persistent volume storage for your pods, we understand that many users would like to have a cloud backup in order to avoid idle storage charges or to be able to move their work to a new pod if the need arises. RunPod Cloud Sync offers several integrations with cloud storage providers like AWS S3, Google Cloud Buckets, and Azure Blob Storage. In this blog post, I'll go through the simple steps to achieve a cloud backup using the Backblaze B2 cloud storage service, as it is very affordable and easy to use.
BY - JUNE 27, 2022

How to Connect VSCode IDE to RunPod Using SSH

While working in a terminal window is sometimes good enough, it's much nicer to work within your IDE if you are doing interactive development. Fortunately, you can connect your VSCode IDE to your RunPod instance via SSH. This will allow you to edit files and code on your remote instance directly from VSCode.
BY - JUNE 21, 2022

Disco Diffusion Quick Start on RunPod

AI is the latest frontier for artists, providing new opportunities for creativity and expression. Disco Diffusion models are a great way to create some stunning pieces. In this article, we'll go through how to get running Disco Diffusion on RunPod.
BY - JUNE 1, 2022

How to Achieve True SSH in RunPod

RunPod allows you to get a terminal access pretty easily, but it does not run a true SSH daemon by default. There are plenty of use cases, like needing to SCP or connecting an IDE that would warrant running a true SSH daemon inside the pod. We'll go through the easiest ways to accomplish this in this article. We'll go through the following steps to get up and running...
BY - APRIL 25, 2022

How to Configure Basic Terminal Access on RunPod

The fastest way to get access to a custom pod is to use our basic terminal access feature. This works with any custom container that you want to run on RunPod, whether or not it has a built in SSH daemon or exposed ports. Do be aware that there are limitations to this method of access, including lack of SCP support, which may impede your ability to do stuff. This access type is mostly for if you just want to run some quick terminal commands. If this sounds like your use case, read on!
BY - MARCH 16, 2022

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