October 03, 2012
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 3 —GMO Internet Group company, GMO Cloud America Inc, today releases a series of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for highly acclaimed public cloud service, GMO Cloud Public.
The series of nine GMO Cloud Public APIs enables the execution of cloud management functions from other programs without having to access the control panel.
GMO Cloud CTO, Minoru Karasawa, said, “We decided to release the APIs upon receiving many requests from GMO Cloud Public users. The APIs will allow our customers to construct systems for automated operation and integrated management of multiple systems, improving ease of use and efficiency. API development will continue to be one of our core efforts to provide a superior public cloud IaaS that supports our customers' business growth.”
With GMO Cloud Public APIs, users can link operation tools to web services or develop their own tools to:
GMO Cloud Public Functions
1) Virtual machine
Create, construct virtual machines, start-up, stop, and restart virtual machines, adjust virtual machine resources, migrate virtual machines, acquire virtual machine information
Configure, delete firewalls, acquire firewall information
3) Load balancer
Start-up, delete load balancers, acquire load balancer information, migrate load balancers
4) User information
Acquire user information
Create backups, convert backups into templates
Display network list, acquire networks, change network interfaces
Acquire template list, delete templates
Acquire disk information, change disks
9) IP address
Acquire IP addresses, acquire IP address information, remove IP addresses associations, release IP addresses
For more information on the API for GMO Cloud Public, please visit http://us.gmocloud.com/feature/api.html
About GMO Cloud Public
GMO Cloud Public is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model public cloud solution that allows users to create virtual machines, and flexibly scale resources so that they pay only for the CPU cores, memory and storage space they use. GMO Cloud Public has been selected by serious business users since its launch due to its high performance, reliability and cost efficiency. In addition to zero setup cost and free data transfer, GMO Cloud Public offers highly efficient control over resource usage, resulting in greatly reduced ongoing running costs. It is one of the leading public cloud IaaS in Japan and has a growing presence in the US and Malaysia. For more information please visit http://us.gmocloud.com/features/
About GMO Cloud America Inc.
GMO Cloud America Inc. is a full-service hosting and cloud computing solution provider and a subsidiary of GMO Cloud K.K., the number-one web hosting company in Japan. The company offers global data-centers, premium on-demand infrastructure, solid strategic partnerships and a competitive performance-based pricing model. GlobalSign, SSL global leader and GMO Internet Group company, secures the company’s high-performance network. For more information please visit http://us.gmocloud.com/company/
About GMO CLOUD K.K.
GMO Cloud K.K. is a full-service IT infrastructure provider focused on cloud solutions. Established as a hosting company in 1996, the company has managed servers for more than 130,000 businesses and now has 6,000 sales partners throughout Japan. In February of 2011, the company launched GMO Cloud to enhance its focus on cloud-based solutions. Since 2007, the company has also grown its GlobalSign SSL security brand through offices in Belgium, U.K., U.S., China and Singapore. (TSE Mothers: 3788) For more information please visithttp://ir.gmocloud.com/english/
About GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group is a comprehensive provider of industry-leading Internet solutions including domain name registration, cloud-based and traditional hosting, ecommerce, security, and payment processing services that each hold the top share of their respective markets in Japan. Other key business areas for the Group include online securities/FX trading, Internet advertising, search engine marketing and online research. In 2011 a new Social Media & Smartphone Platform segment was established bringing together group initiatives in social apps development, daily deals and Android app distribution. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. For more information please visit http://www.gmo.jp/en/
Source: GMO Internet Group
The ever-growing complexity of scientific and engineering problems continues to pose new computational challenges. Thus, we present a novel federation model that enables end-users with the ability to aggregate heterogeneous resource scale problems. The feasibility of this federation model has been proven, in the context of the UberCloud HPC Experiment, by gathering the most comprehensive information to date on the effects of pillars on microfluid channel flow.
Large-scale, worldwide scientific initiatives rely on some cloud-based system to both coordinate efforts and manage computational efforts at peak times that cannot be contained within the combined in-house HPC resources. Last week at Google I/O, Brookhaven National Lab’s Sergey Panitkin discussed the role of the Google Compute Engine in providing computational support to ATLAS, a detector of high-energy particles at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
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.
May 23, 2013 |
The study of climate change is one of those scientific problems where it is almost essential to model the entire Earth to attain accurate results and make worthwhile predictions. In an attempt to make climate science more accessible to smaller research facilities, NASA introduced what they call ‘Climate in a Box,’ a system they note acts as a desktop supercomputer.
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.
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.