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Yottamine Serves Up Predictive Analytics On-Demand

Feb 15, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/Yottamine_predictive_analytics_graphic_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”63″ />Startup Yottamine Analytics is riding the twin waves of cloud and big data. Its cloud-based predictive modeling solution combines the benefits of EC2 spin-up automation and large-scale program parallelism to provide predictive power by the hour for pennies a minute.

Cloud Helps Obama Win Reelection

Nov 19, 2012 |

The Obama camp leveraged the Amazon cloud for its successful 2012 election campaign.

Microsoft Outfits Azure Cloud for Big Compute

Nov 13, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/Windows-Azure-cloud_230x.jpg” alt=”” width=”93″ height=”58″ />Microsoft has unveiled a set of “big compute” capabilities for its Windows Azure offering. The company is courting the HPC space with more powerful hardware, new instance configurations, and the updated Microsoft HPC Pack 2012.

Microsoft Outfits Azure Cloud for Big Compute

Nov 13, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/Windows-Azure-cloud_230x.jpg” alt=”” width=”98″ height=”62″ />Microsoft has unveiled a set of “big compute” capabilities for its Windows Azure offering. The company is courting the HPC space with more powerful hardware, new instance configurations, and the updated Microsoft HPC Pack 2012.

Amazon EC2 Versus the Competition

Nov 6, 2012 |

New report compares Amazon EC2 with nine other IaaS providers on a range of performance and stability metrics.

Cloud Lends Power to Next Generation Martian Missions

Oct 29, 2012 |

Martian rover Curiosity successfully performed an on-site validation of an application essential to the next generation of Martian missions. Cloud computing, specifically Amazon Web Services, played an important role.

Did Amazon Really Buy a Boatload of Teslas?

Oct 11, 2012 |

There’s a story circulating that Amazon purchased more than 10,000 NVIDIA Kepler-based boards for its EC2 service.

Did Amazon Really Buy a Boatload of Teslas?

Oct 11, 2012 |

There’s a story circulating that Amazon purchased more than 10,000 NVIDIA Kepler-based boards for its EC2 service.

Amazon Enables Earthlings to View Martian Photos

Aug 14, 2012 |

Now that Curiosity is on the red planet, Amazon Web Services will process pictures taken by the new inhabitant, making them available to NASA researchers and the public.

Curiosity’s Cloud Connection

Aug 7, 2012 |

The news media has been abuzz over NASA’s recent achievement. The big risk, big reward operation costing 2.5 billion dollars, which included safely landing a mini cooper-sized robot on Mars, paid off.