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Slidecast: ProfitBricks IaaS is HPC in the Cloud Made Real

Over at inside-Cloud, ProfitBricks USA CEO Bob Rizika writes that the world has changed since the first generation of Clouds and that high performance computing today can be a viable Infrastructure as a Service.

What’s different now in Cloud computing? It’s not first generation difficult-to-use, costly, slow and limiting – but second-generation Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).  We now live in a world where instances can be connected at 80Gb/s, and instances can have 196GB of RAM and 48 cores. The real clouds are arriving.  And despite what some might think, they are priced and packaged for the masses.

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Comments

  1. Nice and interesting information. But there are already many other companies, that are doing the same thing. This one here http://resourcearea.cpu-24-7.com is even offering HPC on demand with InfiniBand connections. Thus, it’s seriously fast!

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