Cloud-Based High Performance Computing (HPC) Applications: Purpose & Examples


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What is the traditional form of High-Performance Computing (HPC)?

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1. Pick a true statement about Cloud-Based High Performance Computing (HPC).

2. How would you describe Grid computing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Consider this multiple-choice quiz to see what you know about Cloud-Based High-Performance Computing (HPC) applications. Make sure you understand specific topics such as a traditional form of HPC and a modern form of HPC.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These areas will be covered on the quiz/worksheet:

  • Grid computing
  • Big Data analysis
  • Web Semantic Reasoning Cloud/HPC apps

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly define Grid computing
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the analysis of Big Data and a modern form of HPC used today
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a traditional form of HPC

Additional Learning

The lesson called Cloud-Based High Performance Computing (HPC) Applications: Purpose & Examples will teach you more about the following points:

  • Diversity of HPC Cloud applications
  • Example of Hybrid Computing
  • Cloud-based HPC