Published On: Sat, Jun 20th, 2020

Google Cloud launches Filestore High Scale, a new storage tier for high-performance computing workloads

Google Cloud currently announced a launch of Filestore High Scale, a new storage choice — and tier of Google’s existent Filestore use — for workloads that can advantage from entrance to a distributed high-performance storage option.

With Filestore High Scale, that is formed on record Google acquired when it bought Elastifile in 2019, users can muster common record systems with hundreds of thousands of IOPS, 10s of GB/s of throughput and during a scale of 100s of TBs.

“Virtual screening allows us to computationally shade billions of tiny molecules opposite a aim protein in sequence to learn intensity treatments and therapies most faster than normal initial contrast methods,” says Christoph Gorgulla, a postdoctoral investigate associate during Harvard Medical School’s Wagner Lab., that already put a new use by a paces. “As researchers, we frequency have a time to deposit in training how to set adult and conduct a needlessly difficult record complement cluster, or to constantly guard a health of a storage system. We indispensable a record complement that could hoop a bucket generated parallel by thousands of clients, that have hundreds of thousands of vCPUs.”

The customary Google Cloud Filestore use already supports some of these use cases, though a association records that it privately built Filestore High Scale for high-performance computing (HPC) workloads. In today’s announcement, a association privately focuses on biotech use cases around COVID-19. Filestore High Scale is meant to support tens of thousands of point clients, that isn’t indispensably a customary use case, though developers who need this kind of energy can now get it in Google Cloud.

In further to High Scale, Google also currently announced that all Filestore tiers now offer beta support for NFS IP-based entrance controls, an critical new underline for those companies that have modernized confidence mandate on tip of their need for a high-performance, entirely managed record storage service.

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