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PostgreSQL Gets a Parallel Processing Boost

Apr 27, 2020 |

Database vendors are rolling out frameworks for accelerating analytics on streaming data, including attempts to address growing pains associated with the scaling Postgres-based analytics.

For example, Swarm64 is aiming its database acceleration software at open source PostgreSQL deployments that, despite their popularity, fall short when it comes to analytics and data warehousing. Read more…

Micron Bridges Memory Bandwidth Gap for ML

Feb 26, 2020 |

Deep learning accelerators based on chip architectures coupled with high-bandwidth memory are emerging to enable near real-time processing of machine learning algorithms. Memory chip specialist Micron Technology argues that hardware accelerators linked to higher memory densities are the best way to accelerate “memory bound” AI applications. Read more…

Baidu Releases PaddlePaddle Upgrades

Nov 15, 2019 |

An updated release of Baidu’s deep learning framework includes a batch of new features ranging from inference capabilities for Internet of Things (IoT) applications to a natural language processing (NLP) framework for Mandarin. Read more…

Inference Engine Aimed at AI Edge Apps

Nov 1, 2018 |

Flex Logix, the embedded FPGA specialist, has shifted gears by applying its proprietary interconnect technology to launch an inference engine that boosts neural inferencing capacity at the network edge while reducing DRAM bandwidth requirements. Read more…

More Tools Emerge for AI Deployment

Oct 17, 2018 |

As data scientists confront operational challenges that are slowing the transition of machine learning models to production, more vendors are stepping up with possible solutions for breaking up the logjam. Read more…

Revving up HPC Workloads with FPGAs

Jul 16, 2018 |

In enterprise data centers, big data just keeps getting even bigger — and that’s a good problem to have. There is a tremendous amount of potential business value in the flood of data flowing from the Internet of Things, social media, customer information systems and other pipelines filled with incoming bits and bytes. Read more…

Microsoft Beefs Up Bing With Intel FPGAs

Mar 27, 2018 |

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 week Microsoft’s Bing search engine is demonstrating real-time AI capabilities running on Intel’s Arria and Stratix FPGAs. Read more…

AWS Partner Ryft Leverages Cloud FPGAs

Sep 13, 2017 |

As more data moves to the cloud, analytics vendors are also embracing new cloud technologies designed to boost performance for emerging workloads such as business intelligence.

With that in mind, analytics specialist Ryft Systems Inc. Read more…

Big Genomics Data Gets a Storage Boost

Jan 5, 2017 |

Bio-processor developer Edico Genome is collaborating with storage specialist Dell EMC to bundle computing and storage platform for analyzing gene-sequencing data.

The partners said this week the platform will be based on Edico Genome’s DRAGEN processor that uses an FPGA for hardware acceleration. Read more…

Intel Details AI Hardware Strategy for Post-GPU Age

Nov 17, 2016 |

Intel today revealed its product roadmap for embedding its processors with key capabilities and attributes needed to take artificial intelligence (AI) to the next level. It also used its Intel AI Day event in San Francisco today as a platform to reveal the code-names of two projects that will result in new silicon rolling out in 2017 and beyond. Read more…

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