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The Perfect Storm: How the Chip Shortage Will Impact AI Development

This chip shortage has brought to light our dependency on hardware to run high-tech economies and the everyday lives of consumers. Today, chips can be found in everything from gaming consoles like Xbox Series, PlayStatio Read more…

JetBrains Unlocks Team Development with On-Prem Data Science Notebook Environment

Data science teams that want to work together in a the Jupter notebook environment but don’t want to run in the cloud may be interested in the new Datalore for Enterprise offering unveiled last week by JetBrains. Da Read more…

US Census Provides Big Data Grist for GPU Analytics Mill

As the United States Census Bureau begins to release data from its 2020 tally, companies are gearing up to analyze the new information and figure out how they can leverage it for competitive advantage. For large corporat Read more…

Informatica Accelerates DataOps with Spark, GPUs

Informatica today announced that customers can see up to a 5x performance boost for ETL and data management workloads when they run them under its new cloud-based data integration engine that’s powered by Apache Spark Read more…

The Chip Shortage Seems To Be Impacting AI Workloads in the Cloud

If you’re finding it harder to get access to GPUs in the cloud to train your AI model, you’re not alone. The combination of a global chip shortage and increased demand for AI model training may be leading to longer w Read more…

AWS Leans on Custom Silicon for Processing Advantage

You may know Amazon Web Services as a leading provider of public cloud services. But it’s also investing substantial sums into designing its own line of custom chips that can save customers a lot of money compared to I Read more…

Optimizing AI and Deep Learning Performance

As AI and deep learning uses skyrocket, organizations are finding they are running these systems on similar resource as they do with high-performance computing (HPC) systems – and wondering if this is the path to peak Read more…

Spark 3.0 Brings Big SQL Speed-Up, Better Python Hooks

Apache Spark 3.0 is now here, and it’s bringing a host of enhancements across its diverse range of capabilities. The headliner is an big bump in performance for the SQL engine and better coverage of ANSI specs, while e Read more…

SQream Raises Funds to Expand its Analytics Push

SQream Technologies, the GPU database vendor, has attracted new investors while adding several financial backers to its board of directors. The Tel Aviv-based database vendor said Wednesday (June 24) it raised $39.4 m Read more…

Nvidia Destroys TPCx-BB Benchmark with GPUs

Editor's note: TPC announced on January 27, 2021, that the benchmark tests claimed by Nvidia, as described in this story, are a violation of its fair use policy.  Traditionally, vendors have used CPU-based systems fo Read more…

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