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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.

US-UK Supercomputing Centers Join Forces

Sep 3, 2013 |

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) in the US and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) in the United Kingdom are combining efforts to help industry stakeholders in both countries leverage supercomputing to accelerate innovation and boost economic competitiveness.

Addressing the Barriers to HPC as a Service

Aug 29, 2012 |

During a session at the SRII Global Conference 2012, panelists discussed how the barriers to HPC in the Cloud compare to mainstream cloud computing.

HPC: Still Looking for Love from Manufacturers

Mar 28, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/jet_engine_simulation_small.png” alt=”” width=”138″ height=”96″ />One of the prominent themes of this week’s High Performance Computer and Communications Council (HPCC) Conference revolved around the question of why many users with a need for HPC are still resistant to adopting the technology. John West, the Director of the DoD’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program, and the organizer of this years HPCC program, talked at length about this particular phenomenon in his conference kickoff presentation.

Minding the Missing Middle

Mar 31, 2011 |

HPCC Conference speakers talk up HPC democratization.

Intel Pilots HPC Workstation Clustering Program

Sep 15, 2010 |

Cubicle Clustered Computing concept aimed at HPC’s “missing middle.”

Engaging the Missing Middle in HPC

Jun 7, 2010 |

The missing middle in HPC has been estimated by some to be in the many millions, but reaching this vast segment has been nearly impossible in any cohesive way. The cloud is granting access to the elite space, slowly but surely, and bringing the world more in line with the capabilities and competitive advantages provided by HPC.