<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/digital-clouds_200x.jpg” alt=”” width=”100″ height=”55″ />The HPC in the cloud space continues to evolve and one of the companies leading that charge is Cycle Computing. The utility supercomputing vendor recently reported a record-breaking 2012, punctuated by several impressive big science endeavors.
<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/NCSA_NSF_small.jpg” alt=”” width=”85″ height=”85″ />NSF and NCSA recently commissioned a study to see whether improvements in the science inside applications and other factors could help industrial HPC users. Merle Giles, director of NCSA’s Private Sector Program, discusses the findings with HPCwire.
Between the ubiquity of Internet-connected devices and businesses looking to expand their reach through digital means, it’s becoming nearly impossible to talk about technology without mentioning “the cloud.” In the last week, two big name analysts have released reports, each predicting a public cloud services market that reaches northward of $100 billion by the next presidential election.
A new IDC study, commissioned by Microsoft, predicts that cloud computing will create nearly 14 million jobs by 2015.
Analyst firm says the new paradigm will be the basis for exascale computing.
In a recent whitepaper on SGI’s role in the coming wave of data-intensive computing requirements , IDC’s high performance computing (HPC) guru, Steve Conway, presented an overview of how the HPC and “big data” markets are merging in terms of hardware challenges.
While the IaaS market has evolved swiftly, interoperability concerns overwhelm the ability to get onboard with some PaaS offerings.
Caroline shares her experience filming the first <em>’ISC Think Tank Series, hosted by HPCwire'</em> live at ISC ’11 and her thoughts on why capturing an annual “meeting of the minds” between the best and brightest in the industry is important for the HPC community.
IDC presented its overview of the market for high performance computing at the International Supercomputing Conference in Germany this week. Tom Tabor reflects on these trends and predictions in this post from Hamburg.
While on-site installed software is still the norm, IDC predicts rapid growth in SaaS models that will replace traditional software paradigms.