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What on Earth is the Cloud Made of?

The cloud is a generic term that encompasses different types of technologies (virtualization, message queuing systems, distributed storage, ..) and service layers (PaaS, SaaS, NaaS, ..).

This is a first session on the topic, starting by Amazon.



- 19:00 - 19:30: informal discussion on cloud related issues, questions, challenges, ..

- 19:30 - 21:00: Amazon will present their AWS services, APIs, administration tools and scripts, use cases, pricing, etc.. + demo over CPU and GPU instances.


Amazon will offer 2 x 1000$ worth of EC2 instance computing power.


Talk in french, contents in English.

Source code of the demo provided to participants.



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  • Andres B.

    tres sympa la presentacion!!! Thanks Amazon! looking forward to use your technologies!

    April 16, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to the conference!

    April 11, 2013

  • Jerome

    You may get some useful insights from cloud providers and customers at Cloud Computing World Expo: (April 10th + 11th), in case you are available.

    April 9, 2013

  • Nicolas F.

    I'm interested in knowing if cloud (normal and GPU instances) are used a lot by the HPC community here in France and how it is used.

    April 9, 2013

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