Magellan Study Shows Cloud is 13x More Expensive for Scientific Applications

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Does the Cloud really save money? According to the DoE’s Magellan Report relased in December, Public cloud computing environments for scientific applications have the potential to be up to 13 times more expensive than existing DoE supercomputing centers. Read the Full Story.


In this video first posted here from the September 2011 HPC User Forum, Jeff Broughton from NERSC describes limitations of cloud computing as discovered in the Magellan project.