Curiosity’s Cloud Connection

August 7, 2012

The news media has been abuzz over NASA's recent achievement. The big risk, big reward operation costing 2.5 billion dollars, which included safely landing a mini cooper-sized robot on Mars, paid off. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

Amazon Adds HPC Capability to EC2

July 13, 2010

The announcement this morning that Amazon is offering Cluster Compute Instances for EC2 specifically for the needs of HPC users might just be that long-awaited game-changer when it comes to the viability of scientific computing in the public cloud. While it is fresh from a private beta and the results are promising, only time will tell to what degree users will snatch up this opportunity to have supercomputing power on demand. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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