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Liftr Look Ahead: AWS Outposts – Taking Business From Server Vendors

Liftr Look Ahead: AWS Outposts – Taking Business From Server Vendors High-Performance Computing (HPC) in the Cloud High-performance computing (HPC) requires high bandwidth and low latency networks, which is a large part of what makes HPC expensive. AWS has set out to lower the cost of HPC by creating AWS Outposts, which allows them to potentially take business away from branded…

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Liftr Look Ahead: AMD Time Series Data – The Journey to Capture Cloud Market Share

Liftr Look Ahead: AMD Time Series Data – The Journey to Capture Cloud Market Share Fighting for Cloud Market Share Previously, we discussed AMD and its journey to capture significant cloud market share from Intel. Today, we will look at time series data provided by Liftr Insights, showing AMD’s success during 2019.     Liftr Insights Visual Time Series…

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Liftr Look Ahead: Cloud Provider Pricing – The Complexity of Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing

Liftr Look Ahead: Cloud Provider Pricing – The Complexity of Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing Public Cloud IaaS Compute Pricing is Complex Public cloud IaaS compute pricing is not simple. Let’s look at pricing for compute resources such as – processors and accelerators, not including storage or networking.   Renting Instance Type Sizes Remember, an…

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Liftr Look Ahead: Private Managed and Hybrid Clouds – Choices When Scaling

Liftr Look Ahead: Private Managed and Hybrid Clouds – Choices When Scaling What’s the difference between public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud? Everyone doesn’t use consistent terminology and definitions when talking about public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud computing. LIftr Insights uses the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) definition of…

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Look Ahead: 2019 Q3 Earnings Calls Pt. 2 – Cloud Providers Help NVIDIA Grow

Liftr Look Ahead: 2019 Q3 Earnings Calls – Cloud Providers Help NVIDIA Grow 2019 Q3 cloud providers and supply chain earnings calls, the wrap-up:  Quarterly reports for cloud providers and their supply chain usually occur in two clusters. This week, we’ll focus on the second cluster of 2019 Q3 reports, from cloud provider Tencent, middleware vendor VMware, chip vendor NVIDIA and system…

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Liftr Look Ahead: Network and Gbps – SmartNICs Beat the Pace of Network Innovation

Liftr Look Ahead: Network and Gbps – SmartNICs Beat the Pace of Network Innovation Data center networks are the glue that connect all deployed servers in a cloud. Network Speeds and Capabilities However, unlike other instance type specifications, network speed and capabilities are not exposed to cloud customers as configuration options (for the most part).…