The VCL (Virtual Computer-Lab) & HPC
An effective, economical, shared Cloud Computing Infrastructure

 

 

Henry E. Schaffer
Professor Emeritus of Genetics and Biomathematics
Coordinator of Special IT Projects & Faculty Collaboration/OIT

Sarah R. Stein
Associate Professor of Communication
Coordinator of Academic Outreach & Faculty Collaboration/VCL

 

 

NC State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Problems we faced at NC State

Considerations leading to adding the VCL to our IT Resources Overview of the VCL (the Virtual Computer-Lab) Solution https://vcl.ncsu.edu/ Adoption - Culture Architecture - an overview Quick Walk-through Advantages - How/Why we get improved service at lower cost (costs include personnel, hardware, software) Limitations Conclusion
Current members of the NC State VCL/HPC Team: Sam Averitt, Jianwei Dian, Mikhail Bugaev, Marc Hoit, Gary Howell, Shawn van Hulst, Andy Kurth, Aaron Peeler, Henry Schaffer, Eric Sills, Sarah Stein, Josh Thompson, Mladen Vouk   Total FTE ~8 (including development team)

http://www.ncsu.edu/it/open_source/vcl-overview.html



SOME READING ON VCL AND CLOUDS

Copyright 2011, 2012, 2013 by Henry E. Schaffer     Comments and suggestions are welcome, and should go to hes@ncsu.edu
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