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Azure Use Case Highlights Challenges for HPC Applications in the Cloud

Feb 21, 2011 |

Although there are a number of use cases for HPC applications in the cloud, there are still platform and other challenges that must be met. Vedaprakash Subramanian and his colleagues recently had the experience of porting an HPC application, Numerical Generation of Synthetic Seismograms, onto Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud and have generated some opinions to share about some of the challenges ahead for HPC in the cloud based on their experiences.