TensorFlow with GPUs in the Nimbix Cloud

Nimbix is pleased to announce the availability of TensorFlow™ with GPUs in the Nimbix Cloud powered by Jupyter Notebook in our application library. You can get started with TensorFlow™ in under a minute and run GPU-powered Jupyter Notebooks securely in your browser...

Why are PaaS and SaaS Preferred in the Cloud?

With cloud computing offering the operation of enhanced environments and infrastructure without the requirement of additional hardware or software, PaaS (Platform as a Service) & SaaS (Software as a Service) are being preferred for cloud based computing services....

When to Move In-House HPC to the Cloud

The coming years could see the cloud  computing market rise to over $100 billion because many organizations have found that the cloud offers great benefits over using in-house hardware. For example, saving money is one of those many potential benefits. The advantage...

JARVICE 2.0 is here! An open letter to developers…

Dear friends: JARVICE 2.0 is the new engine powering the Nimbix Cloud, and by extension, the future of High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data workflows. A few years ago, Nimbix pioneered the use of containerized bare metal applications for HPC workflows in the...

The Time Value of Big Data

In the investment community, the time value of money states that money is always more valuable today than in the future.  This is largely due to interest and dividends that grow wealth over time, so it’s always better to put money to work sooner rather than later. In...

It’s 2016. Is Moore’s Law Dead?

In 1993, I graduated with a degree in Electrical Engineering, having studied semiconductor device physics at Santa Clara University, right in the heart of Silicon Valley.  I remember fabricating my first integrated circuit in a small on-campus clean room outfitted...

Cloud 2.0 is About Digital Transformation

The excitement and interest around “Cloud 2.0” confirms the success of cloud computing’s first generation, and the need to parlay it into new, more powerful solutions in order for it to take the next major step. There are several ways to think about the evolution of...

Cloud Data Comes in 3 Flavors

Whether Big Data or traditional, structured or unstructured, Cloud Data can be categorized into 3 primary forms… Aggregate Cloud Data This form of cloud data, whether public, hybrid, or private, is especially popular with multi-site organizations.  Generally, data...

GPU Rendering with Blender on Demand

Imagine if you could render complex 3D images and movies without an expensive workstation on your desk.  Whether it’s your laptop or even your tablet, it’s easy to submit rendering jobs with Blender on Demand in the Nimbix Cloud and get results fast. Registering and...

3 Ways Big Data and HPC are Converging

Big Data is becoming much more than just widespread distribution of cheap storage and cheap computation on commodity hardware.  Could Big Data Analytics become the new “killer app” for HPC? IDC calls it “High Performance Data Analysis”.  The speed of computation...

Running ANSYS in the Cloud (Pt. 2)

This posting is a follow up to my previous blog post Running ANSYS in the Cloud. In that previous post I shared Nimbix has created a Portal just for our ANSYS users. It operates very similar to our NACC Portal where we offer several other pre-configured applications...
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