HPC Council Touts New Programs, Talks HPC Clouds

An update on HPC Council activities

Published September 2010

The HPC Advisory Council consists of 150 HPC hardware vendors, ISVs, and users whose goal is to ‘bridge the gap between high performance computing use and its potential’.

In this webcast Chairman Gilad Shainer discusses the hype surrounding Cloud HPC, teasing out the substance behind the chatter and if the cloud model is a good fit for HPC. We talk about the suitability of commercial vendors moving into the HPC cloud space and if their offerings are ready for HPC prime time.

Gilad also discusses a new initiative for the Council concerning cloud computing, talking about it in public for the first time