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Slidecast: Turn Your Expertise into Cash with the qwikLABS Software Learning Platform


“With qwikLABS, users can create, manage and run labs anytime. Labs are delivered via the public cloud to classrooms, events or online; anywhere there is access to the Internet. qwikLABS is used by lab creators, instructors/trainers, administrators, coordinators and students around the world. The qwikLABS platform users are able to create, manage, deploy and run lab environments around the clock and around the world, and do so in a way complementary to the business or education institution’s flow of assignments, modules, classes, courses.”

Inside the UberCloud HPC Experiment


Over at HPC Magazine, Wolfgang Gentzsch and Burak Yenier write that high performance computing in the cloud is now becoming a reality. For many, getting there entails reviewing (and demystifying) the issues traditionally associated with Cloud HPC, including performance, cost, software licensing, and security.

NeCTAR Research Cloud to Grow to 30,000 Cores


The NeCTAR Research Cloud in Australia will be expanded considerably during 2014 with more research cloud nodes joining and the existing cloud nodes expanding their offerings.

IBM Launches Platform Computing Cloud Service


IBM has further strengthened its portfolio of cloud solutions, following its announcement last week of a new pricing model for its high-performance cloud storage systems.

Job of the Week: Web & Interface Applications Group Manager at OSC


The Ohio Supercomputer Center is seeking a Web & Interface Applications Group Manager in our Job of the Week.

Nimbix Launches 3D Workstations-as-a-Service


Today Nimbix announced the immediate availability of High Performance 3D Workstations on demand.

Nimbis Services to Power Cloud for Air Force Rapid Innovation Fund


Today Nimbis Services announced the company has been awarded a two-year Air Force Rapid Innovation Fund contract to develop a TSS-SCRM cloud service.

Featured Whitepaper: Creating Intelligent Workload Management for Big Data

Big Workflow

In this whitepaper from Adaptive Computing – we learn about the new concept around Big Workflow and how it directly addresses the needs of critical, data-intensive, applications. By creating more intelligence around data control, Big Workflow directly provides a way for big data, HPC, and cloud environments to interoperate, and do so dynamically based on what applications are running.

HTC to Harness Collective Processing Power of Android Smartphones


This week mobile phone manufacturer HTC announced an initiative that aims to create the a supercomputer by harnessing the collective processing power of Android smartphones.

Slidecast: How Big Workflow Delivers Business Intelligence


In this slidecast, Rob Clyde from Adaptive Computing describes Big Workflow — the convergence of Cloud, Big Data, and HPC in enterprise computing. “The explosion of big data, coupled with the collisions of HPC and cloud, is driving the evolution of big data analytics,” said Rob Clyde, CEO of Adaptive Computing. “A Big Workflow approach to big data not only delivers business intelligence more rapidly, accurately and cost effectively, but also provides a distinct competitive advantage.”