Commercial Cloud providers are offering free resources for COVID-19

Commercial Cloud providers are offering free resources for COVID-19

If you are undertaking research relating to the COVID-19 virus and would benefit from increased access to compute or storage resources. Commercial Cloud providers have reached out and offered free resources (including help to actually use the cloud), and hence many universities can give you higher priority access to our CPU and GPU resources on your HPC.

If you know of others who are undertaking research relating to COVID-19 and may not have received this email, feel free to forward this email to them as well.

Amazon and Microsoft join White House team to unleash high-performance computing on COVID-19

BY ALAN BOYLE on March 22, 2020

Less than a week after the White House’s Office of Science and Technology organized a consortium to focus the power of artificial intelligence on addressing the coronavirus outbreak, another tech team is joining the fight — this time, armed with supercomputers and the cloud.

The COVID-19 High-Performance Computing Consortium includes the Seattle area’s powerhouses of cloud computing, Amazon Web Services and Microsoft, as well as IBM and Google Cloud.