Archive for April, 2009

What is Nimbus?

April 14, 2009

Just ran across an “interesting” definition of Nimbus: “Client-side cloud-computing interface to Globus-enabled TeraPort cluster at U of C” … in these slides: http://eucalyptus.cs.ucsb.edu/documents/eucalyptus-slides-wolski-cloud_expo_apr08.ppt There is a Nimbus client (which can be replaced by an Amazon’s EC2 client), true. But most of Nimbus is server side software. Teraport (and...

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Nimbus and Cloud Computing Meet STAR Production Demands

April 2, 2009

Press Release: Nimbus and Cloud Computing Meet STAR Production Demands We’ve been running self-configuring 100+ node clusters on EC2 since 2007, but I would be remiss if I did not link to this announcement.