In this video, learn about High Performance Compute (HPC), a style of compute that relies on powerful servers specifically optimized for large-scale performance.
- [Instructor] Now I don't mean to reveal my age here, … but I grew up in a time … when computers were just entering the home. … It was not common to have one on my street. … When I was 12 years old, I was playing with an IBM PC XT … that ran plain old DOS operating system. … The PC XT ran an Intel 8088 chip that Wikipedia tells me … performs 430,000 operations per second. … At the same time as this, supercomputer makers … were battling it out for dominance in the business space. … The Cray 1, which is a dream computer to me at the time, … could perform a blistering 160 million … floating point operations per second. … My IBM XT and the Cray 1 are not really directly comparable … like comparing a remote control car … to a Lamborghini Countach. … But if you were a geek in the 1970s, … perhaps you had a picture of a Cray on your bedroom wall, … or maybe that was only me. … This brings us to today. … But first, how cool is it that you can get a Cray XC series … or CS series supercomputer in Azure? …
- Azure compute options
- Regions and availability zones
- Advantages of cloud computing
- Azure virtual machines
- Virtual machine scale sets
- Functions and logic apps
- Reserved instances and hybrid option
- Dev/Test licensing
- High-performance compute
Skill Level Advanced
Azure Administration: Manage Identitieswith Sharon Bennett1h 15m Intermediate
What you should know1m 46s
1. Azure Compute Basics
2. Computing Options
3. Managing Costs
4. High Performance Compute
5. Management Tools
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