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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