REPORT: Future of HPC in the Cloud

This document is a report delivered under Work Package 8. The objectives of this document are: to determine the key determinants of cloud computing adoption decisions for HPC; to determine the present and future critical issues and problems facing HPC and the adoption of HPC in the Cloud from a …

Data Centre Symposium – Dublin, 16 January

On 16 January 2018,  the CloudLightning project, in collaboration with Host in Ireland and IC4 held the first symposium in a series of quarterly events on data centres. It featured talks on legal, policy, business and technical issues and opportunities relating to the operation and design of data centres. Speakers on the day included: …

Future of HPC in the Cloud Briefing – London, 11/12 January

Two final industry briefing sessions were held in London (UK) on 11 and 12 January 2018 at Enterprise Ireland’s UK offices. At the event, Prof. Theo Lynn presented results of research on the current and future critical issues and problems facing HPC and HPC in the Cloud and potential solutions as …

The 1st Quarterly Symposium on Data Centres – 16th of January

Ireland is home to one of the largest data centre clusters in Europe. The rapid growth in the adoption of cloud, fog and edge computing is supercharging demand for data centre capacity, however it raises a number of issues that data centres must constantly monitor and address. These include data …

CloudLightning Briefing Events – 11th and 12th of January

On 11th and 12th of January, the Horizon 2020 CloudLightning project will be holding two industry briefing sessions in the London Office of Enterprise Ireland on Shaftesbury Avenue. Attendees will be briefed on the potential of a novel cloud architecture that results suggest has the potential to provide more energy …

Open Source Cloud Simulation Software Market Briefing

The value of the global simulation software and analysis market was estimated at approximately US$5.5 billion in 2016 (TechSci Research, 2017; Market and Markets, 2017). Growth rates range from 7% to 16.5% for the forecast period 2017 to 2022 forecasting a market value range of US$8- US$13.5 billion (Technavio, 2016; …

CloudLightning Simulator Launched

We are delighted to announce that after nearly three years of research, the CloudLightning project has open sourced a warehouse-scale cloud simulation toolkit. The CloudLightning Simulator allows researchers and enterprises to test cloud projects at hyper-scale at several orders of magnitude greater than the leading open source cloud simulators. It …

Free Online Course on HPC in the Cloud

The CloudLightning project is pleased to announce the launch of a free open online course “High Performance Computing in the Cloud”, developed in collaboration with the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing and Commerce and Dublin City University. The course will be hosted on FutureLearn, a social learning platform founded in 2012 …

CloudWatch Summit 2017

On September 20, CloudLightning took part in CloudWATCH Summit 2017 in Amsterdam. CloudWATCH Summit 2017 was a unique conference organised by CloudWatchHub. It brought policymakers, SMEs and start-ups together to understand how cloud computing could be an enabler of innovation, growth and jobs in the Digital Single Market. During the …