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International Project Readies Climate Models For Exascale Era

May 12, 2011 |

The first international effort to bring climate simulation software onto the next-generation exascale platforms got underway earlier this spring. The project, named Enabling Climate Simulation (ECS) at Extreme Scale, is being funded by the G8 Research Councils Initiative on Multilateral Research and brings together some of the heavy-weight organizations in climate research and computer science, not to mention some of the top supercomputers on the planet.

Amazon Extends EC2 Capabilities with New Features

Sep 27, 2010 |

The capabilities of EC2 continued to expand this week with the addition of filtering and resource tagging, in addition to what the company’s blog admits is the “somewhat esoteric yet very useful” feature called idempotent instance creation.