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Issue No.03 - May/June (2010 vol.12)
pp: 34-43
Fernando D. Vila , University of Washington, Seattle
Jeffrey P. Gardner , University of Washington, Seattle
Lucas Svec , University of Washington, Seattle
Micah Prange , University of Washington, Seattle
ABSTRACT
<p>Large, virtualized pools of computational resources raise the possibility of a new, advantageous computing paradigm for scientific research. To help achieve this, new tools make the cloud platform behave virtually like a local homogeneous computer cluster, giving users access to high-performance clusters without requiring them to purchase or maintain sophisticated hardware.</p>
INDEX TERMS
cloud computing, scientific computing, high-performance computing, physics, astronomy
CITATION
Fernando D. Vila, Jeffrey P. Gardner, Lucas Svec, Micah Prange, "Scientific Computing in the Cloud", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.12, no. 3, pp. 34-43, May/June 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.70
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