There’s certainly a tremendous amount of chatter regarding the concepts and capabilities of cloud computing. Much of the buzz is based on very sound business fundamentals, and some is marketing hype. The idea of cloud computing encompasses many very important innovations and trends that are occurring in the Information Technology (IT) industry today coupled with the concept of “economies of scale”.
For many organizations, the cloud can be very liberating, allowing them to focus more of their time, energy and money on their core business and less on the IT infrastructure required to operate their businesses.
So does the cloud model work for everyone? Well, as you can imagine, it depends.
This presentation was designed for the National Weather Service’s numerical modeling branch known as the Environmental Modeling Center (EMC). It has been adapted to highlight the process that EMC will use for determining whether or not the public cloud can and should be used to augment their existing High Performance Computing (HPC) resources as well as non- HPC resources.
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