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SambaNova Brings Custom Silicon To Bear on High-End AI Workloads

With its own custom silicon for AI workloads and a $5 billion valuation, it seems likely you’ll be hearing more about the Silicon Valley startup SambaNova Systems and its complete AI stack in the years to come. Samb Read more…

AI Startup Uses FPGAs to Speed Training, Inference

The latest AI startup emerging from stealth mode claims to be the first to integrate model training and inference for deep learning at the network edge, replacing GPUs with FPGA accelerators. Deep AI Technologies said Read more…

Deep Learning Has Hit a Wall, Intel’s Rao Says

The rapid growth in the size of neural networks is outpacing the ability of hardware to keep up, said Naveen Rao, vice president and general manager of Intel's AI Products Group, at the company’s AI Summit yesterday. S Read more…

Why CTOs Should Reconsider FPGAs

Big data analytics adoption has soared in recent years. According to a 2018 market study, use of the technology has grown from 17 percent in 2015 to 59 percent in 2018, reaching a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36 Read more…

Inside Hitachi Vantara’s Very Ambitious Data Agenda

FPGAs and object storage systems. NVMe storage and ML model management. IoT edge computing and converged server infrastructure. It would be a big understatement to say that Hitachi Vantara has a lot going on, but it also Read more…

Embedded FPGA Core Aimed at Deep Learning

Different implementations of FPGA designs continue to make inroads in the development of AI applications such as neural network processing. The latest is an embedded FPGA core unveiled this week by chip designer Flex Log Read more…

A Wave of Purpose-Built AI Hardware Is Building

Google last week unveiled the third version of its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), which is designed to accelerate deep learning workloads developed in its TensorFlow environment. But that's just the start of a groundswell Read more…

Inside Intel’s nGraph, a Universal Deep Learning Compiler

The advent of deep learning has spawned new life into the quest to create artificial intelligence. But along the way, we've become awash in technological complexity, forcing data scientists to juggle multiple deep learni Read more…

Microsoft Beefs Up Bing With Intel FPGAs

Long-time technology partners Intel Corp. and Microsoft are again collaborating on an effort to advance deep learning capabilities in Microsoft’s search engine using the chip maker’s FPGAs. The partners said this Read more…

Hadoop 3.0 Ships, But What Does the Roadmap Reveal?

As promised, the Apache Software Foundation delivered Hadoop version 3.0 before the end of the year. Now the Hadoop community turns its attention to versions 3.1 and 3.2, which are slated to bring even more good stuff du Read more…

Committers Talk Hadoop 3 at Apache Big Data

The upcoming delivery of Apache Hadoop 3 later this year will bring big changes to how customers store and process data on clusters. Here at the annual Apache Big Data show in Miami, Florida, a pair of Hadoop project com Read more…

Unstructured Data Search Engine Has Roots in HPC

A search engine first developed in the HPC world to identify anomalies in biomedical images and then used by the military to track terrorists from UAV imagery is now being applied to the world's vast supply of unstructur Read more…

AI Platforms Seen Emerging in 2017

Technology predictions for next year are already filtering in, with artificial intelligence and full-blown analytics and other platforms increasingly seen as among the keys to opening the big data floodgates in 2017. Read more…

Graphcore Touts 100x ML Speedup with PCIe Plug-In

Graphcore emerged from stealth mode today with news of a $30 million Series A round to help finance ongoing development of its machine learning (ML) and deep learning acceleration solutions, including a PCIe card that pl Read more…

Neo4j Touts 10x Performance Boost of Graphs on IBM Power FPGAs

Neo Technology today announced that it's working with IBM to support its graph database on IBM Power8-based servers equipped with field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). This will enable customers to run graph databases Read more…

FPGA System Smokes Spark on Streaming Analytics

Technologists with decades of experience building field-programmable gate array (FPGA) systems for the federal government today unveiled a commercial FPGA offering it claims holds 100x performance advantage over Apache S Read more…

Midwest Growing Hub for HPC, Big Data

From the outside, it might seem like most technology innovation filters through Silicon Valley and other large tech hubs on America's east coast. As Gary Stiehr argues, midwest centers like St. Louis are growing big data and high performance computing hot spots with startup activity that... Read more…

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