Drivers and Barriers to Using High Performance Computing in the Cloud

Cloud computing is transforming the utilisation and efficiency of IT infrastructures across all sectors. Enterprises regardless of size can access highly scalable hardware and software resources for the overwhelming majority of IT use cases. In the most part, enterprises and consumers can leverage near real-time on-demand deployment and processing to …

The best HPC news blogs to follow

In the recent years HPC has consistently grown in importance due to the continued advancements in the sector. These continued breakthroughs in capabilities of the software need somewhere to be expressed. Therefore, here are the best independent HPC news blogs to keep you right up to date with everything happening …

Intel’s new Scalable System Framework

Intel are world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of semiconductor’s manufacturer, which are a key component of the computing industry with specific applications to the HPC sector. Intel Corporation also have research labs throughout the world with a particularly heavy focus across Europe. These research labs serve as the company’s research …

Can Cloud Computing Disrupt the HPC Market?

This article was written by Theo Lynn and originally appeared as a guest entry in Information Management. You can read the original here. The market for high performance computing is huge and growing. Estimates of the total HPC market range from US$21bn to US$29.4bn (IDC, 2015; Intersect360 Research, 2015). The cloud category …

10 HPC Accounts You Should Be Following on Twitter

All of us who are involved within the HPC and supercomputing industry realise that it’s a rapidly expanding and changing industry. In order to keep up to date with the latest HPC trends, insights and news we recommended keep an eye on the following Twitter accounts: 1. inside HPC @insideHPC …

Top 5 HPC in the cloud providers

HPC in the cloud is still very much a new concept, so much so that we are currently conducting research in the area. The main motivation for CloudLightning is to develop a new way to provision heterogeneous cloud resources. According to Intersect360, 35% of HPC activities are done in the …