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EU Launches HPC Cloud Experiment

Oct 11, 2013 |

Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC) is announcing a new HPC cloud project, called Fortissimo, aimed at boosting the competitiveness of European industry, specifically small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who use digital simulation and modeling.

ANL Hosts HPC and Cloud Community Workshop

Sep 5, 2013 |

Last week, 30 stakeholders from research and industry met at Argonne National Labs to explore the potential for cloud-based cyber-infrastructure to support existing and emerging use cases in a range of research disciplines.

Why the Cloud is Ideal for HPC

Sep 5, 2013 |

Cloud computing has emerged as a model to address a broad range of computing needs and promises to solve all but world peace. The idea of utility or on-demand computing is hardly new but the business models and technology have matured sufficiently to propel the concept firmly back into the limelight. High Performance Computing (HPC) is where most progressive businesses should be focusing their Big Data and Big Compute efforts.

The Benefits of Bare-Metal Clouds

Aug 27, 2013 |

Cloud computing promises numerous benefits to businesses – among these are agility, scalability, and reduced cost – but the virtualization layer inherent in most public clouds has been somewhat of an anathema to the HPC community. Are bare metal clouds the answer?

In Support of Cloud-based Rendering

May 10, 2013 |

Australian visual effects company, Animal Logic, is considering a move to the public cloud.

Research Roundup: Toward a More Efficient Cloud

May 10, 2013 |

In this week’s hand-picked assortment, researchers explore the path to more energy-efficient cloud datacenters, investigate new frameworks and runtime environments that are compatible with Windows Azure, and design a unified programming model for diverse data-intensive cloud computing paradigms.

HPC and the True Cost of Cloud

May 8, 2013 |

For engineers looking to leverage high-performance computing, the accessibility of a cloud-based approach is a powerful draw, but there are costs that may not be readily apparent.

HPC and the True Cost of Cloud

May 8, 2013 |

For engineers looking to leverage high-performance computing, the accessibility of a cloud-based approach is a powerful draw, but there are costs that may not be readily apparent.

Research Roundup: Prepping Clouds for Data Influx

Apr 26, 2013 |

In this week’s hand-picked assortment, researchers explore the path to data-intensive cloud computing, investigate extreme heterogenous architectures for a truly multi-purpose cloud, and set out to create a more predictable cloud programming model…

When Is the Cloud Right for HPC?

Apr 16, 2013 |

For a growing number of non-traditional HPC workloads, the cloud is the place to be.