Amazon Elastic MapReduce Beta Launched

Amazon Web Services today announced the public beta of its newest addition to its web services portfolio; Amazon Elastic MapReduce. Elastic MapReduce is a web service that allows researchers, analysts and businesses to process and analyze data using a hosted Apache Hadoop “data processing engine” that runs on Amazon S3 and Amazon EC2. Much like […]

Wolfram Details Mathematica EC2 Cloud Offering

Wolfram Research; developers of the very popular line of Mathematica computational applications, have announced the availability of Mathematica on Amazon EC2. Computational and analytical applications are the latest packaged and grid software offerings to make the transition over to a cloud computing model. Mathematica’s cloud computing offering is intended for its entire customer base, but […]