HPC in the Cloud presents Helix Nebula in "The Science Cloud Cometh" article by R. Jenkins of CloudSigma
The article "The Science Cloud Cometh" presents the Helix Nebula as an Infrastucture, an Open Software and Network Layers and makes references to its Scalability and Customization.
The solution to the problem of huge amounts of data that must be processed efficiently in order to yield accurate results lies in one of today’s most innovative computing delivery technologies: cloud computing.
A consortium of European cloud computing companies and international scientific institutions recently launched Helix Nebula, the ‘Science Cloud,’ with the dual purpose of fostering a healthier economic climate for the cloud, while giving the scientific sector access to innovative technology to promote research and scientific progress.
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HELIX NEBULA PARTNERSHIP
Helix Nebula is a new, pioneering partnership between leading IT providers and four of Europe’s biggest research centres, CERN, EMBL, ESA and PIC, charting a course towards sustainable cloud services for the research communities - the Science Cloud.