Comparision between computer clouds and local clusters in CFD software application

Łukasz J Janik, Stuart E Barnes

Abstract


Work is a comparison of HPC clusters and computer cloud consid¬ering problem size and communication pattern. The paper addresses aspects like performance, costs, scalability, elasticity, reliability, and resource utilization. Comparison has been made indicating application of CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulations.

Keywords


computing; computer cloud; performance evaluation; HPC; cluster

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21936/si2012_v33.n4.90