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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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Liftr Look Ahead: Accelerator Chips – Why NVIDIA Dominates the Cloud IaaS Market

Liftr Look Ahead: Accelerator Chips – Why NVIDIA Dominates the Cloud IaaS Market The cloud is accelerating toward the future! NVIDIA currently dominates the cloud IaaS market for high performance computing and deep learning acceleration. Matrix math is at the heart of deep learning and therefore the underpinning for most current artificial intelligence. The public…

NVIDIA Dominates The Market For Cloud AI Accelerators More Than You Think

NVIDIA Dominates The Market For Cloud AI Accelerators More Than You Think

Many companies want to compete with NVIDIA in the cloud. They all want a chunk of the AI-based “Inference-as-a-Service” applications that NVIDIA has enabled over the past few years. Gaining significant market share against NVIDIA is going to be more difficult than most of them realize.  Xilinx seems to be in the best position to capture share of cloud instance…