Innovating In the Cloud

December 3, 2012

Altair’s HyperWorks On-Demand™ allows customers to leverage their investment in Altair’s patented licensing system to run software on a hosted HPC infrastructure via a secure, web-based portal. Launched from a web browser, HWOD enables engineers to burst to the cloud to run simulations so organizations can easily scale resources to meet growing compute demand. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Opening Sequences for HPC on Demand

May 11, 2011

Next-generation sequencing has opened a world of possibilities for science and medicine, but for providers of remote high performance computing like Penguin Computing via its HPC on demand service, the new world of massive genomics analytics has opened other doors--for researchers and their own business model. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Amazon Opens Door to Dedicated Hardware

March 28, 2011

Amazon just announced the option of providing dedicated resources to security or regulatory-conscious users. While it might seem on the surface to challenge other HPC on-demand providers, going beyond price comparisons is necessary. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

On Realistic Expectations for HPC Clouds

January 31, 2011

The idea that HPC in the cloud should be simple and fulfill the true promise of instant, on-demand resources without effort is faulty, according to Joe Landman, who argues that customer expectations are not meeting with HPC cloud realities. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Startup IaaS Provider Poised to Empower Developers, Compete in On-Demand Arena

January 12, 2011

Startup NephoScale came out of the woodwork today with an offering designed to get developers up and running without the need for delays caused by system administrator configuration. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Weighing the Queue, Evaluating the Utility

October 4, 2010

During last week's HPC 360 event, Matt Dunbar, Chief Software Architect for SIMULIA discussed the challenges of running out of capacity on in-house systems and what evaluation measures are required when considering deploying on-demand resources for post-processing. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Biotech HPC in the Cloud

June 4, 2009

Amazon EC2 is still the platform of choice, but there are more clouds on the horizon. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Increasing Clouds

November 6, 2008

It seems hardly a week passes without some news of HPC being delivered as an on-demand service. That topic includes everything from in-house grids to commercial clouds, but it's the cloud element that's grabbing the attention of the supercomputing crowd. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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