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Tag: Science

More Amazon Wind and Solar Farms are Live!

We’re kicking off the New Year with some great news on the AWS sustainability front – three additional wind and solar projects went live at the end of 2016 and are now delivering energy onto the electric grid that powers AWS data centers! As a quick recap, at re:Invent 2016, Vice President and Distinguished Engineer […]

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Scaling Science: 1 Million Compute Hours in 1 week

For many scientists, the computer has become as important as the test tube, the centrifuge or the grad student in delivering ground breaking research. Whether screening for active cancer treatments or colliding atoms, the availability of compute cycles can significantly affect the time it takes for scientists to crunch their numbers. Indeed, compute resources are […]

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AWS Summer Startups: Mendeley

Although Summer is starting to ebb into Autumn in the northern hemisphere, it’s just getting going south of the equator, so there is still time to profile another start-up in our on-going series of profiles!   Introducing Mendeley Today I’m very happy to introduce you to Mendeley, a London based startup that harnesses cloud computing […]

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New Screencast: Building a High Performance Cluster

From aeronautics to genomics to financial services, High Performance Computing is becoming a common requirement in many fields of industry and academia. Traditionally, the barrier to entry into this area has remained high, with the expertise and cost needed to provide such facilities proving to be prohibitive. With Amazon EC2’s Cluster Compute instances, extremely high […]

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