Khawaja Shams presents how NASA’s JPL uses cloud computing, and evaluates some of the existing cloud computing myths in the MythBusters style.
Khawaja Shams is a member of the Operations Planning Software (OPS) Lab at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He manages the Data Services team in the Planning and Execution Section. He leads several software projects, and he serves as the Cognizant Engineer of server side components for the Activity Planning and Sequencing Subsystem (APSS) for the Mars Science Laboratory.
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Cloud Computing is not for Super Computing
So if even the NASA HPC guys think that Amazon HPC isn't ready for them yet, it is definitely not just a myth.