Amazon Web Services deploys Nvidia GRID GPU-on-demand service

Robert Dow

Otoy and Autodesk are on-board immediately, working on demonstrations and converting existing applications to take advantage of GPUs in the cloud. GPU compute as a service in the Amazon cloud is being released through its newly announced Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) G2 instance. The technology is expected to drive a wide variety of graphics-intensive applications, from simulation and design through to gaming and video streaming.