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The Cloud Isn't Always Cheaper, But It's Almost Always Better


Hind Bouzidi

Public cloud platforms have often been marketed as the cheaper option. In many cases the cloud is cheaper than the alternatives, but I think it was a mistake for the cloud industry to focus on price as the leading benefit. In an...

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The Cloud Offers High-Performance Scientific Computing


Hind Bouzidi (Outscale)

High-performance computing (HPC) is an indispensable tool of modern scientific research. Applications of HPC to scientific data have resulted in insights that would have been beyond the grasp of researchers just a few years ago. Genome...

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Why is the Cloud a Superior Development Environment?


Hind Bouzidi (Outscale)

If there's a set of people resistant to the idea of moving their work environment into the cloud, it's developers. Which is understandable in many ways. It's comforting to know that your code lives on systems that are under your...

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New Memory Technology May Change How We Think About Servers


Hind Bouzidi (Outscale)

Almost every computer in use today follows the same basic design pattern - a pattern that was developed more than half a century ago by computer scientist and mathematician John von Neumann. Your tablet, mobile phone, laptop and the ...

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Businesses Deserve More Than Just "Cheap" Storage


Hind Bouzidi (Outscale)

With the rapidly declining cost of both Cloud storage and Cloud servers, we've seen a lot of ongoing "pricing wars" in the last few years. From Cloud market watchers' perspective, it's an interesting phenomenon. However, in reality,...

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