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Cloudera, Nvidia Team to Speed Cloud AI via Spark

Apr 13, 2021 |

Cloud access to GPUs for AI development will expand under a partnership between Cloudera and Nvidia that calls for the data cloud provider to integrate Nvidia’s accelerated Apache Spark 3.0 platform as a way to scale data science workflows. Read more…

TPC Accuses Nvidia of Violating Rules in Benchmark Test

Jan 29, 2021 |

The Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) this week accused Nvidia of violating its fair use policy by altering a big data analytics benchmark test last year and failing to submit official results. Read more…

AWS Cuts Prices for SageMaker GPU Instances

Oct 7, 2020 |

Amazon Web Services is cutting prices on its SageMaker managed

service for machine learning and deep learning as it attracts more financial services, healthcare and retail customers building and training ML models in production. Read more…

Models Trained to Keep the Trains Running

Aug 7, 2020 |

Steady advances in machine vision techniques such as convolutional neural networks powered by graphics processors and emerging technologies like neuromorphic silicon retina “event cameras” are creating a range of new predictive monitoring and maintenance use cases. Read more…

Google Cloud’s Dataproc Gets a GPU-Powered Spark Boost

Jul 7, 2020 |

Google Cloud’s Dataproc – its big data platform that allows users to run Apache Hadoop and Spark jobs – is getting a boost. Apache Spark 3 and Hadoop 3 have launched general availability, enhancing users’ data analytics capabilities with a series of new features – and naturally, those features are now available on Google Cloud’s Dataproc image version 2.0. Read more…

Solar Data Analytics Approaches Warp Speed

Jun 19, 2020 |

Data scientists at NASA are employing GPU-powered workstations and local storage to greatly accelerate analysis of images captured by the Solar Dynamic Observatory.

Launched in 2010 to probe our yellow dwarf star and its magnetic field, the solar observatory carries three instruments: Read more…

Spark 3.0 to Get Native GPU Acceleration

May 14, 2020 |

NVIDIA today announced that it’s working with Apache Spark’s open source community to bring native GPU acceleration to the next version of the big data processing framework. With Spark version 3.0, which is due out next month, organizations will be able to speed up all of their Spark workloads, from ETL jobs to machine learning training, without making wholesale changes to their code. Read more…

AI… for Pizza?!

Jan 17, 2020 |

If you order a pizza from Domino’s, you might be getting it with a free side of AI. The pizza giant is determined to make big data and AI cornerstones of a company that has typically focused more on pizza stones. Read more…

U.S., China Jockey for AI ‘Lead’

Aug 19, 2019 |

The U.S. is maintaining its lead in AI development as China hustles and spends to catch up, outpacing its rivals in areas like AI funding, adoption and access to data. Read more…

How Walmart Uses Nvidia GPUs for Better Demand Forecasting

Mar 22, 2019 |

During a presentation at Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) this week, the director of data science for Walmart Labs shared how the company’s new GPU-based demand forecasting model achieved a 1.7% increase in forecast accuracy compared to the existing approach. Read more…

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