Analysts are looking at ways to provide a big picture view for HPC users in the cloud to help them evaluate ROI, however, given the diversity of applications and needs, specific recommendations are hard to come by.
While its supercomputing might is no longer in question, If China is to become a serious player in the emerging industries that will revolve around cloud computing—which now includes everything from hardware to services to mobile technology developments—its infrastructure shortage could be the Achilles’ heel, preventing it from reaching its 2015 cloudy vision.
While private clouds are getting far more attention than they received at the beginning of the cloud buzz boom, the realities of the complexities of actual building them–not to mention the financial and time investments–are often overlooked.
HPC in the Cloud talks at length with CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, Marten Mickos, about the company’s recent $20 million funding injection and what it means for the future of the open source and enterprise private cloud vendor. From vision to roadmap to HPC philosophy, Mickos shares his view of the past, present and future for the software firm.