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 …

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 …

Market Briefing: The Data Center Market

Modern data centers are buildings where computing and telecommunications equipment is located for their common environmental requirements, maintenance and physical security needs. The data center market comprises three main segments: enterprise or inhouse data centers, multi-tenant data centers (including wholesale, colocation, managed and shared hosting data centers) and hyperscale data …

CloudLightning at ISC 2017

The ISC High Performance conference took place on June 18-22 in Frankfurt, Germany. Over the five days, more than 3,200 participants from 60 countries attended the conference sessions and talks. The latest technologies were uncovered at the ISC Exhibition, where 148 companies and research organizations presented their products and solutions. …