Considering GPU in the Cloud for VDI deployments? Not so fast…
At Citrix Synergy myself and Phillip Jones https://twitter.com/P2Vme has a presentation at the NVIDIA Booth on the first day of the conference where we talked about different deployment scenarioes for NVIDIA GRID both for HCI (Which Phillip covered) and in Cloud which I talked about. This also something which I discussed at the hot topics roundtable later on the week at the conference.
Now for deployment of GPU in Cloud there are some limits people should be aware of. Note that I only focused on the larger cloud providers such as IBM, Azure, AWS and GCP. When it comes to GPU there are only two which can provide native GPU with GRID architecture which is Azure and IBM.
IBM Softlayer (Which is IBM’s IaaS offering can provide customers which a bare metal deployment choice of M60 or K2 cards which can be rented at a monthly basis. Since this is a bare metal deployment you can use the different NVDIA deployment options such as vGPU or Pass-trough if needed.
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