Brendan Bouffler
Brendan Bouffler

Oct 12, 2022, 6:30 PM CET

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Using cloud can speed up your time to science. Why every scientist (and citizen) should care.

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In IT (and especially in research IT) we have a pantheon of metrics that we use daily, weekly, and monthly to assess the performance of our large-scale compute systems. CPU utilization, memory bandwidth per core, Lustre filesystem throughput - all the way down to cents per core-hour and data center PUE (which boils down to a measure of the thermodynamic efficiency of heat pumps). But there’s a dog not barking: how do we focus on scientist productivity, rather than machine efficiency?

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Brendan Bouffler

Brendan Bouffler

Head of Developer Relations, HPC Engineering at Amazon Web Services

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