HPC in the Cloud Research Roundup

March 1, 2013

The HPC cloud top research stories of the week have been hand-selected from prominent journals and leading conference proceedings. Items this week include an evaluation of a cloud storage service, an HPC cloud proof-of-concept, and a survey of cloud-based workflows. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

HPC in the Cloud Research Roundup

March 1, 2013

The HPC cloud top research stories of the week have been hand-selected from prominent journals and leading conference proceedings. Items this week include an evaluation of a cloud storage service, an HPC cloud proof-of-concept, and a survey of cloud-based workflows. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Bill Gates Seeds Cloud-Driven Biopharmaceutical Company

March 16, 2011

Nimbus, a rising star in the drug discovery sphere has significantly sped its time to market using cloud-based models. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Lessons from the Grid: An Interview with Argonne’s Kate Keahey

January 25, 2011

In this interview with Kate Keahey from Argonne National Lab, we discuss her background with distributed computing, limitations of the grid, challenges and benefits of cloud computing for HPC and her view on critical elements that the community as a whole—vendor, users, and scientists alike—will need to address as the space matures. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Nimbus Goes After HPC Market with Disk-Priced Flash Array

July 20, 2010

Nimbus Data Systems has unveiled its new high-density enterprise flash memory system, delivering 10 terabytes of solid state capacity per 2U shelf. The S1000 can scale up to 250 TB per system and is being priced to challenge spinning disk appliances head on. For HPC and other enterprise users looking to turbo-charge performance of terascale-sized data sets, Nimbus offers a compelling case for making the switch to flash technology. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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