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Tag: HPC

The Evolution of High Performance Computing: Architectures and the Cloud

A guest blog by Jeff Layton, Principal Tech, AWS Public Sector In High Performance Computing (HPC), users are performing computations that no one ever thought would be considered. For example, there are researchers performing a statistical analysis of the voting records of the Supreme Court, sequencing genomes of humans, plants, and animals, creating deep learning […]

The Evolution of High Performance Computing

A guest blog by Jeff Layton, Principal Tech, AWS Public Sector The High Performance Computing (HPC) world is evolving rapidly. New workloads, such as pattern recognition, speech, video, and text processing, speech and facial recognition, deep learning, machine learning, and genomic sequencing, are being executed on HPC systems. The main motivation behind this evolution is […]

High Performance Cloud Computing Supports Disease Prevention

The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, the oldest medical research institute in Australia, undertakes research across a range of areas including breast, ovarian, and blood cancers, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, coeliac disease, and malaria. More than 60 clinical trials based on discoveries made at the institute are underway. These include trials […]

Time to Science, Time to Results: Transforming Research in the Cloud

Scientists, developers, and many other technologists are taking advantage of AWS to perform big data analytics and meet the challenges of the increasing volume, variety, and velocity of digital information.  We sat down with Angel Pizarro, member of the Scientific Computing team at AWS, to talk about how the cloud is transforming genomic research. Prior […]

AWS Offers Data Egress Discount to Researchers

This is an outdated announcement. Please view the latest information about the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Global Data Egress Waiver (GDEW) program here. AWS Makes Cloud and HPC Budgeting More Predictable for Scientists The pace of research is no longer limited by the availability of computing resources. Researchers are beginning to rely on cloud computing to drive […]