Tag: high performance
Randy Bias discusses using public clouds for HPC and the bias that leads such decisions in an interview that covers this and cloud computing evolution as a whole.
While it may seem counterintuitive, workstations might see a resurgence due to cloud computing. Solutions to help users offload parallel processing tasks to the cloud while reaping the benefits of graphics and power of workstations are increasing, as are bigger, better desktop systems.
This week at Cloud Expo I spent some time talking to Reid Smith from Savvis about the range of cloud services and the role networks play within them for enterprise customers outside of financial services where low latency is not the top priority. We also touched on what makes clouds high performance and attractive to a range of potential users.
While the market is already flooded with books about cloud computing, Springer has released The Handbook of Cloud Computing, which provides insights from experts in academia, laboratories and enterprise into a solid, detailed reference work with information for HPC cloud use.
Internet2 members are heading toward a wide-open future.