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Supernova Factory Employs EC2, Puts Cloud to the Test

Jul 9, 2010 |

Researchers from Berkeley Lab are looking at different options available for scientific computing users to move beyond physical infrastructure, including the possibility of deploying public clouds. A recently-published study of Amazon EC2′s handling of data from the Nearby Supernova Factory sheds light on putting large-scale scientific computing into the cloud in practice and in theory.