When it comes to running HPC workloads in the cloud, traditional software licensing models have presented a significant barrier to adoption. But as cloud becomes ever more entrenched, this is starting to change. More and more ISVs have started to experiment with cloud computing and are adjusting their licensing models accordingly.
The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover NCSA’s newest 153-teraflop supercomputer; Dassault Systèmes latest SIMULIA Abaqus release; an optimistic forecast for technical software spending; NVIDIA’s fastest parallel processing Tesla GPU; the Fraunhofer Parallel File System upgrade.
During last week’s HPC 360 event, Matt Dunbar, Chief Software Architect for SIMULIA discussed the challenges of running out of capacity on in-house systems and what evaluation measures are required when considering deploying on-demand resources for post-processing.
NVIDIA builds its case for GPU computing.