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Amazon’s New HPC in the Cloud: Good Marketing or Real Progress?

Jul 17, 2010 |

Will average real HPC capability computing applications (e.g. in electronic design automation, automotive applications, or finite-element based material analysis) show a big performance improvement over vanilla EC2 instances, especially those which really demand low latency and high bandwidh?

Palm Trees, HPC and Virtualization

May 21, 2010 |

An interview with Dr. Mazin Yousif, CTO Cloud Computing, IBM Canada, amid the palms and at the AICCSA International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications in Tunisia, where Yousif delivered the keynote on cloud to the gathering.

A Crisis of Definitions?

Apr 18, 2010 |

It may seem there is little difference between the concepts of cloud as a technology versus a style or methodology of computing in defining enteprise HPC in the cloud. Consistency in terming it is becoming necessary.