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Hadoop Was Hard to Find at Strata This Week

It's been barely six months since the word "Hadoop" was removed from the name of the world's biggest big-data trade show, and at this week's Strata Data Conference in New York City, Hadoop all but disappeared. Yet key pa Read more…

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

A company backed by GE's venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation indust Read more…

Nvidia’s Mammoth Volta GPU Aims High for AI, HPC

At Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC17) in San Jose, Calif., yesterday morning, CEO Jensen Huang announced the company’s much-anticipated Volta architecture and flagship high-end GPU, the Tesla V100, noting t Read more…

Kinetica Gets Fuzzy with In-GPU Algorithms

Fuzzy Logix made its name by providing analytics that ran inside MPP databases, giving customers a 10x to 100x performance boost compared to standard relational databases. Now that it's ported its library of algorithms t 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…

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…

Spark ML Runs 10x Faster on GPUs, Databricks Says

Apache Spark machine learning workloads can run up to 10x faster by moving them to a deep learning paradigm on GPUs, according to Databricks, which today announced that its hosted Spark service on Amazon's new GPU cloud. 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…

AWS Beats Azure to K80 General Availability

Amazon Web Services has seeded its cloud with Nvidia Tesla K80 GPUs to meet the growing demand for accelerated computing across an increasingly-diverse range of workloads. The P2 instance family is a welcome addition fo 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…

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