This week IBM announced another addition in its string of cloud computing data center initiatives rooted in the Asia-Pacific region. This brings the company to over $100 million in investment in APAC as analyst figures continue to match this sense of hope for the region's vast market.
It’s important to acknowledge that all of this hullaballoo around clouds may be an issue of semantics. Ultimately, it doesn’t much matter if you call this internal elastic infrastructure a cloud, a grid or some other such thing...
As a former product manager for Grid Engine, the news that Univa is rescuing the popular distributed resource management software is welcome, especially considering the leadership and development team behind the revival.
Startup IaaS Provider Poised to Empower Developers, Compete in On-Demand Arena
Post Date: January 12, 2011 @ 4:19 PM, Pacific Standard Time
Blog: Behind the Cloud
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.
From infrastructure management to evolution in networks, storage paradigms and the compute landscape, Scott Clark puts forth a host of predictions for how cloud computing for HPC will shape up over the course of the new year.
Steve Campbell checks in from Las Vegas, home of Storage Visions, a two-day event in advance of the Consumer Electronics Show.
It is not just big biotech companies that can leverage cloud computing; smaller early stage companies are also taking advantage of what cloud computing has to offer to cut costs, reduce complexity and ensure that resources are focused on the primary goals of the organization.
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Frank Ding, engineering analysis & technical computing manager at Simpson Strong-Tie, discussed the advantages of utilizing the cloud for occasional scientific computing, identified the obstacles to doing so, and proposed workarounds to some of those obstacles.
The private industry least likely to adopt public cloud services for data storage are financial institutions. Holding the most sensitive and heavily-regulated of data types, personal financial information, banks and similar institutions are mostly moving towards private cloud services – and doing so at great cost.
In this week's hand-picked assortment, researchers explore the path to more energy-efficient cloud datacenters, investigate new frameworks and runtime environments that are compatible with Windows Azure, and design a uniﬁed programming model for diverse data-intensive cloud computing paradigms.
May 16, 2013 |
When it comes to cloud, long distances mean unacceptably high latencies. Researchers from the University of Bonn in Germany examined those latency issues of doing CFD modeling in the cloud by utilizing a common CFD and its utilization in HPC instance types including both CPU and GPU cores of Amazon EC2.
May 10, 2013 |
Australian visual effects company, Animal Logic, is considering a move to the public cloud.
May 10, 2013 |
Program provides cash awards up to $10,000 for the best open-source end-user applications deployed on 100G network.
May 08, 2013 |
For engineers looking to leverage high-performance computing, the accessibility of a cloud-based approach is a powerful draw, but there are costs that may not be readily apparent.
05/10/2013 | Cleversafe, Cray, DDN, NetApp, & Panasas | From Wall Street to Hollywood, drug discovery to homeland security, companies and organizations of all sizes and stripes are coming face to face with the challenges – and opportunities – afforded by Big Data. Before anyone can utilize these extraordinary data repositories, however, they must first harness and manage their data stores, and do so utilizing technologies that underscore affordability, security, and scalability.
04/02/2012 | AMD | Developers today are just beginning to explore the potential of heterogeneous computing, but the potential for this new paradigm is huge. This brief article reviews how the technology might impact a range of application development areas, including client experiences and cloud-based data management. As platforms like OpenCL continue to evolve, the benefits of heterogeneous computing will become even more accessible. Use this quick article to jump-start your own thinking on heterogeneous computing.