Cloud Conference for Researchers

On December 30, 2018, IUCC presented at a conference for researchers who use, or are interested in using, public cloud services.

The conference took place in Kfar Hamacabiah. Around 20 researchers from different universities attended.

The conference was part of a developers’ conference hosted and organized by the Sela Group, for the benefit of IUCC and academic researchers.

IUCC presented the range of cloud services it provides. Representatives from Sela Group and from Microsoft also presented overviews of the three major commercial cloud providers’ services, covering the following topics:

  • Azure HPC and Batch services
  • Azure Data Lake services
  • A case study from an engineering materials startup who uses Google cloud and its services, such as Google Bigquery, Google App Engine and Google Machine Learning
  • A case study from a genetics R&D company who uses AWS cloud and its services, such as AWS Batch, AWS SageMaker and AWS Athena