April 12, 2013
The top research stories of the week have been hand-selected from leading scientific centers, prominent journals and relevant conference proceedings. In this week's assortment, researchers tackle the distinctions between HPC and science clouds, present a way to use fuzzy logic to make clouds more efficient, and provide a review of grid security best practices. Read more…
March 15, 2013
The top HPC cloud research story this week addresses the question: What if it were possible to cheaply and easily test the suitability of moving to a cloud platform – a virtual "try it before you buy it"? In other items, researchers explore the reliability of HPC cloud, take another pass at GPU virtualization, and evaluate I/O performance in Amazon's EC2 cloud. Read more…
March 5, 2012
A new IDC study, commissioned by Microsoft, predicts that cloud computing will create nearly 14 million jobs by 2015. Read more…
September 9, 2010
BonFIRE is a 8.5 million-Euro project “aimed at designing, building and operating a multi-cloud facility to support applications, services and systems research targeting the Internet of Services community within the Future Internet.” Read more…
Whether an organization chooses a cloud for general business needs or a highly tailored workload, the spectrum of offerings and configurations can be overwhelming. To help you navigate the various cloud options available today, we're breaking down your options, exploring pros and cons, and sharing ways to keep your options open and your business agile as you execute your cloud strategy.
Researchers in academic labs and commercial R&D groups continue to need more compute capacity, which means leveraging the latest innovations in HPC technologies as well as an assortment of resources to meet the unique needs of different workloads. Increasingly, systems based on Arm processors are stepping into that role, offering low power consumption and strategic advantages for HPC workloads.
Whether it's for fraud detection, personalized medicine, manufacturing, smart cities, autonomous vehicles and many other areas, advanced-scale computing has exploded beyond the realm of academia and government and into the private sector. And with data-intensive workloads on the rise, commercial users are turning to HPC-based infrastructure to run the AI, ML and cognitive computing applications that their organizations depend on.
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