Liftr Look Ahead: AWS Outposts Thumbnail

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…

Cloud-Provider-Pricing-Thumbnail.

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…

Liftr Look Ahead: Network and Gbps

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).…