Tag: computing on-demand
The world’s largest public GPGPU computing on-demand service was launched this week at the Siggraph International Conference in Los Angeles. PEER 1 Hosting, a provider of IT infrastructure, has constructed a 128-GPU compute cloud that incorporates NVIDIA Tesla gear and mental image’s RealityServer 3D Web platform.
HPC-as-a-Service is not new and not very cloud-like.
Cloud computing offers a new, more efficient, and economically attractive model – it’s undoubtedly the next step in the evolution of the data center. Despite the cloud’s advantages, concerns about security are not going away. Are security concerns putting a damper on the enthusiastic acceptance of cloud computing?
As IT budgets have gotten squeezed, more customers are looking at cloud computing as a way to avoid up-front capital costs, while getting access to as many CPU cycles as they need. In response, all the big IT firms are scrambling to develop a cloud computing product and services strategy, and IBM is no exception.