Cloud Solutions versus Cloud Services

With a dizzying menu of public cloud options to choose from, how do you know which one(s) will get the job done quickly and cost effectively?  The answer is to think about cloud solutions, rather than just services. Cloud Solutions are Just like Other Solutions Before...

How Much do 120 teraFLOPS Cost?

Last week, Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas unveiled the “ManeFrame” – a 120 teraFLOPS supercomputer valued at $6.5 million.  Previously named Mana and stationed at the Maui High Performance Computing Center (MHPCC), this system made...

Software Licensing in the Cloud

Many dream of a world where all software is free (as in speech and as in beer!).  In the real world, however, software licensing is not leaving us any time soon.  Companies spend enormous resources researching, developing, and supporting high quality applications, and...

3 Key Factors in Choosing Public Cloud versus Private Cloud

The long standing debate of choosing public cloud versus private cloud for data processing and applications rages on, with passionate voices in each camp making their respective case with stacks of scientific and anecdotal data points. At Nimbix, we are in both camps,...