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Apache Spark Is Great, But It’s Not Perfect

Apr 3, 2019 |

Apache Spark is one of the most widely used tools in the big data space, and will continue to be a critical piece of the technology puzzle for data scientists and data engineers for the foreseeable future. Read more…

Startup MemVerge Combines Memory, Storage

Apr 2, 2019 |

A startup combining persistent memory and data storage has emerged from stealth mode with a platform running on chip maker Intel’s Optane architecture.

MemVerge claims to have invented what it calls “memory-converged infrastructure” that eliminates barriers between memory and storage. Read more…

RAPIDS Momentum Builds with Analytics, Cloud Backing

Mar 19, 2019 |

Nvidia’s RAPIDS data science libraries picked up additional support this week from a roster of cloud, server and workstation vendors along with professional services giant Accenture.

Nvidia also announced that Apache Spark creator Databricks will integrate RAPIDS into its analytics platform. Read more…

Baidu Aims Edge Platform at AI Developers

Jan 9, 2019 |

Platform vendors are increasingly focusing on computing at the network edge as those devices sweep up more unstructured data. The goal is to move computing resources closer to data sources to reduce latency and bandwidth usage. Read more…

Predictions for Application Development in 2019

Jan 3, 2019 |

Application development has become a cloud-focused initiative in many enterprises. Consequently, the languages, tools, and platforms needed to support today’s development initiatives are rapidly evolving.

Application development is also a discipline in which data science is assuming a greater role. Read more…

Uber’s Training Tool Shares Ride for Deep Learning

Dec 13, 2018 |

A Linux Foundation project focused on AI development is expanding with the addition of a deep learning training tool based on an Uber-sponsored project.

Launch by the ride-sharing specialist, the Horovod project is a distributed training framework for Keras, PyTorch and TensorFlow. Read more…

Databricks Upgrades Spark Support, Adds ML Runtime

Nov 19, 2018 |

Databricks announced support this week for the latest version of Spark, integrating it into its enterprise analytics platform. Along with support for version 2.4 of the stream processing framework integrated as part of Databricks’ latest runtime, the company also this week unveiled a new runtime feature aimed at simplifying deep learning. Read more…

Microsoft Extends ML Framework

Oct 10, 2018 |

The latest release of Microsoft’s machine learning framework incorporates a new API intended to help .NET developers train models for improved predictions in uses cases like image classification and speech translation. Read more…

Drone Inspections Get an AI Boost

Sep 24, 2018 |

Industrial applications such as asset management and infrastructure inspection are among the roles being assumed by AI-based drones. Those aerial platforms are growing in sophistication with the addition of improved computer vision and deep learning technologies that can handle everything from dangerous infrastructure inspections to mundane asset tracking tasks. Read more…

Cloud Tools Rev Up AI Dev Platforms

Sep 12, 2018 |

The latest release of analytics startup Dataiku’s platform incorporates application container and orchestration capabilities along with expanded support for deep learning libraries to help launch enterprise AI project at scale. Read more…

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