[Beowulf] HPC in the cloud question
deadline at eadline.org
Mon May 11 09:51:34 PDT 2015
> On 05/10/2015 02:47 PM, John Hearns wrote:
>> This article might be interesting:
>> As it says 'Data-centre-as-a-service'
>> A shared data centre, outside the centre of the city, used by several
>> research inistitutes and universities.
>> I have been involved in preparing bids for equipment there, including
>> the innovative eMedlab project.
> Ugh. Can we please stop tacking 'as-a-service' on to everything these
> days? I'm starting to hate 'as-a-service' almost as much as 'cloud' and
> 'big data'. While I get the point he's trying to make. It's really just
> an off-site colocation facilty whose cost is shared between the
> different partner institutions.
So are you saying Nothing as-a-Service or NaaS (tm)
(I believe this is the Seinfeld Model)
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