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Expanding enCORE with CFD

Jul 19, 2013 |

Britain HPC systems integrator OCF has made noise with regard to high performance applications in the cloud, bringing online an 8,000-node HPC cluster called enCORE last year. This week, they announced an expansion of enCORE’s capabilities. Specifically, they brought in the XFlow Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software to expand their HPC capabilities.

Warning to Cloud Adopters: Check the Fine Print

Feb 25, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/cloud_sun_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”71″ />Central to the attraction of cloud computing is the “pay for only what you use” claim made by almost all service providers. But look a little deeper within the contracts and you will often find that they are not quite as attractive as first appears.