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Speed: The No. 1 Reason to Adopt Graph Tech

Organizations that have adopted graph databases cite high performance as the technology's top benefit, according to the "State of Graph Databases" study, which IBM released today. IBM worked with the survey company Te Read more…

IBM Bare Metal Cloud Targets AI with New P100 GPUs

IBM announced today that it will be adding Nvidia P100 graphics processors to its Bluemix cloud later this month, becoming the “first major global cloud vendor” to provide the high-end “Pascal” GPUs. Big Blue is Read more…

Hortonworks Touts Hive Speedup, ACID to Prevent ‘Dirty Reads’

If you're considering using Hadoop for SQL-based analytics and BI, you'll be interested in the latest news out of Hortonworks, which today unveiled a new release of its flagship data platform that boasts a fast new relea Read more…

IBM: We’re the Red Hat of Deep Learning

IBM today took the wraps off a new release of PowerAI, the prepackaged bundle of deep learning frameworks that debuted last fall. With the addition of Google's TensorFlow framework, the company says its AI business model Read more…

Why Wait? Acquire the analytics solutions you need now. Defer payments until 2017.

The last quarter of the year is a time when many businesses and organizations face two competing challenges: building out analytics solutions and infrastructure to deal with a surge in new opportunities, and managing to Read more…

IBM Challenges Amazon S3 with Cloud Object Store

IBM Thursday took the wraps off a new multi-tenant cloud-based object storage system that it claims is 25% cheaper than Amazon Web Services' Simple Storage Service (S3). In addition to being cheaper, Big Blue claims its Read more…

Power8 with NVLink Coming to the Nimbix Cloud

Starting later this month, HPC professionals and data scientists wishing to try out NVLink’d Nvidia Pascal P100 GPUs won’t have to spend upwards of $100,000 on NVIDIA’s DGX-1 server or fork over about half that for Read more…

IBM ‘DataWorks’ Leverages Watson, Spark

Project DataWorks, a new initiative launched this week by IBM to advance its analytics push, seeks to forge a cloud-based analytics platform that combines different data types with its Watson cognitive computing technolo Read more…

IBM Debuts Power8 Chip with NVLink and 3 New Systems

Not long after revealing more details about its next-gen Power9 chip due in 2017, IBM today rolled out three new Power8-based Linux servers and a new version of its Power8 chip featuring on-chip NVLink interconnect. One Read more…

IBM Seeks to Simplify Graph with New Titan Service

IBM today took the wraps off a new cloud-based graph service based on open source Titan and Apache TinkerPop technologies. Called IBM Graph, the new service is suitable for production graph workloads of any size. But IBM Read more…

New Flash from IBM Targets Unstructured Data Analytics

JBOF (“jay-boff”), or Just A Bunch of Flash, may sound like a pejorative acronym. But when industry analyst Randy Kerns, senior strategist at Evaluator Group, used it in reference to new flash storage technology anno Read more…

IoT Seen Driving AI Adoption

While hardware vendors view it as another vehicle for selling more chips and servers that would allow enterprises to move processing power closer to data, the torrent of sensor and other information the Internet of Thing Read more…

New IBM Data Analytics Software Targets Workload Management, Spark Adoption

IBM announced additions today to the infrastructure layer of its high performance data analytics software portfolio, including “cognitive features,” such as scheduling and resource management, and capabilities aimed Read more…

Healthcare Professionals Get Cognitive Sooner with Watson Health Financed by IBM

Perhaps more than any other, the healthcare industry is undergoing dramatic upheaval. Changes in reimbursement models, continued merger and acquisition activity, regulatory requirements, and the increased focus on qualit Read more…

MongoDB Plans ‘Giant’ Event in June

Senior executives from tech giants Google and IBM along with financial services infrastructure managers are scheduled to deliver keynotes addresses at database vendor MongoDB's annual conclave in June. MongoDB, Palo A Read more…

Using Flexible Financing for Large Big Data Projects

Large IT and Big Data projects can be extremely complex with a lot of moving parts that must be managed and integrated. These projects involve hardware and software components along with the associated implementation con Read more…

Why Spark Is Proving So Valuable for Data Science in the Enterprise

What do Bloomberg, CapitalOne, and Comcast have in common? If you said they're operationalizing data science using Apache Spark, then give yourself a gold star. These companies shared their stories of the upstart analyti Read more…

IBM Rolls Power-based ‘Data Engine’

A new IBM "data engine" for running key open source analytics frameworks is built on the company's recently added line of OpenPower Linux servers customized for big data workloads. Technical details of the IBM data en Read more…

Tumultuous Times for BI and Analytic Tool Vendors

My, what a week it was for business intelligence (BI) and analytic tools. First, industry darling Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA) lost half its market capitalization following earnings that disappointed Wall Street, which Read more…

Apache Spark Surrounded By Cloud Data Services at IBM

IBM has made no secret about its admiration for Apache Spark, which it sees as the future for in-memory analytics. Today the IT giant unveiled a host of new cloud-based data services that bolsters its hosted Apache Spark Read more…

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