- 117GB of working memory? You must be joking!Posted 114 days ago
Typical big data applications
Governments are typically sitting on piles of big data and they are beginning to realize that using this, they can really make a difference to the standards of governance in their countries. In Japan for instance, there...
- Posted 191 days ago
Education gets a boost by going cloudy
We had earlier discussed points raised by the UNESCO about using the cloud for education. The trend continues to pick up and larger numbers of cloud based education systems are making news. There is a growth in...
- Posted 201 days ago
Government learns about using the cloud
Government agencies were used to buying stuff. With the advent of cloud computing, they have to learn how to buy services. And it is to their credit that at least some of them know how to use...
- Posted 249 days ago
Small business taste super computing using the Cloud
A senior executive at IBM has pointed out that small and medium businesses will gain tremendously with the availability of supercomputing to companies that could have never hoped to get this capability earlier. Supercomputing capabilities come to...
- Posted 250 days ago
The cloud shows a new method of designing very complex machinery
With computing power so cheap and available so readily over the cloud, there are a lot of brute force solutions being used rather than spending a lot of time in designing something that is perfect the first...
- Posted 254 days ago
Education sector opens its mind to new ideas
Institutes of higher learning all over the world are facing higher costs and are looking at every possible way to cut budgets. Many of them have understood that cloud computing provides one such remedy. Most educational institutions...
- Posted 255 days ago
Is it RIP for traditional PCs yet?
At a recent Nvidia event launching the first graphics processing unit, many practitioners became aware that the days of the PC were rather limited so long as the user could get decent connectivity. You can plan to...
- Posted 370 days ago
Cloud Computing in Education
A large number of applications and options are being generated by the cloud and the educational industry is also taking note of these new capabilities. Most analysts are now of the view that the next two to...
- Posted 382 days ago
The cloud encourages innovation
If you are an entrepreneur who wants to experiment and find what works and what doesn’t, the cloud is the ideal platform to do that. You can experiment as much as you want and fail (and learn)...
- Posted 388 days ago
Healthcare Industry Checks out the Cloud!
For many reasons, the healthcare industry is proving to be an ideal showcase for cloud capabilities. Just take a look at patient records alone – legislation regarding how these are to be maintained and accessed is...
- Posted 395 days ago