Quantum #16

Issue #16 of the weekly HPC newsletter by HMx Labs.

Quantum #16

It was race weekend for Khanage Racing and HMx Labs. Updates on that below.

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From HMx Labs

Khanage Racing and HMx Labs were at Oulton Park this weekend but sadly unable to complete even race one as Shiraz was taken out by a large accident on the starting grid. A disappointing and no doubt frustrating day for all the drivers affected on the grid. 

Importantly, no one was hurt.

Is it possible to make cloud compute fungible?

Fungible Cloud Compute
Are we likely to see standardised and fungible cloud compute any time? Do we need to?

Running CFD in the cloud? You’ll want to keep tabs on this then

Performance Normalised Cloud VM Pricing for CFD
We’ve previously shown how to optimise cloud HPC costs through the use of automated benchmarking and price capture in financial services. Let’s see if it works for CFD too…