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Weather model migration shows the potential of non-traditional HPC workloads on AWS

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 20, 2020 7:15:00 AM / by Six Nines staff posted in cloud cio, DevOps, Financial, HPC

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When it comes to moving tightly coupled high performance computing (HPC) workloads to the cloud, many organizations have been skeptical about its benefits. After all, messaging bottlenecks and scalability challenges have long overshadowed cost and flexibility related benefits of cloud deployments. Some challenges of moving HPC workloads to the cloud that have made organizations slow to migrate in the past have included:

  • Slow, high-latency interconnects
  • Long job queues
  • High virtualization overhead and poor isolation from other workloads
  • Data staging challenges and costs (getting large data sets into and out of the cloud)
  • Moving from always-on, multi-user batch environments to on-demand cloud resources
  • On-prem clusters becoming obsolete or poorly utilized
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CASE STUDY: Soft Surroundings - OnPrem eCommerce to AWS Migration with Cloud CIO Cost Management

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 26, 2017 7:40:00 AM / by Ben Rodrigue posted in cloud cio, DevOps, Tagging, Technology

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Press Release: Six Nines announces CLOUD CIO™, a new cloud cost optimization service.

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2017 11:50:00 AM / by Ben Rodrigue posted in AWS, Business, cloud cio, CloudHealth, cost, Financial, optimization, reports, service, Technology

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Press Release: Oakland, CA, June 22nd, 2017:

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