|A $525, 2048-core cluster in 45 minutes|
DECEMBER 16, 2010
10 years ago that would have been a top 10 supercomputer. Now all you need is a credit card and the Internet. Still think cloud computing is a fad?
A large biotech research group needed a lot of CPU cycles to run some simulations. Their own 2000-core cluster was fully booked. Call of Duty: Black Ops was just out!
They turned to CycleComputing’s CycleCloud automated compute cluster creation system. You can build a cluster without them, but CycleCloud also handles details like: