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Will New Government Guidelines Spur Adoption of Privacy-Preserving Tech?

Michael Hughes, the chief business officer for Duality Technologies, could barely conceal his excitement when the White House Office of Science and Technology issued a directive calling for the adoption of privacy-enhanc Read more…

Faster Interconnects and Switches to Help Relieve Data Bottlenecks

Nvidia’s new Blackwell architecture may have stolen the show this week at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California. But an emerging bottleneck at the network layer threatens to make bigger and brawnier pro Read more…

The Generative AI Future Is Now, Nvidia’s Huang Says

We are in the early days of a transformative shift in how business gets done thanks to the advent of generative AI, according to Nvidia CEO and cofounder Jensen Huang, who shared his vision for the future of computing to Read more…

The Future of AI Is Hybrid

Artificial intelligence today is largely something that occurs in the cloud, where huge AI models are trained and deployed on massive racks of GPUs. But as AI makes its inevitable migration into to the applications and d Read more…

Enterprises Have Already Made Deep Investments in Data Infrastructure; With AI, They’ll Finally See a Return

The rise of generative AI has captured the imagination of tech enthusiasts and enterprise leaders alike. The promise–and risk–of AI is of a world transformed at a pace never seen before. Enterprises, both fledgling a Read more…

News In Brief

Kinetica Elevates RAG with Fast Access to Real-Time Data

Kinetica got its start building a GPU-powered database to serve fast SQL queries and visualizations for US government and military clients. But with a pair of announcements at Nvidia’s GTC show last week, the company i Read more…

Nvidia Introduces New Blackwell GPU for Trillion-Parameter AI Models

Nvidia’s latest and fastest GPU, code-named Blackwell, is here and will underpin the company’s AI plans this year. The chip offers performance improvements from its predecessors, including the red-hot H100 and A100 Read more…

Big Data Career Notes: January 2024 Edition

In this monthly feature, we’ll keep you up-to-date on the latest career developments for individuals in the big data community. Whether it’s a promotion, new company hire, or even an accolade, we’ve got the details Read more…

Anyscale and Nvidia In LLM Hookup

GenAI developers building atop large language models (LLMs) are the big winners of a new partnership between Anyscale and Nvidia unveiled this week that will see the GPU maker’s AI software integrated into Anyscale’s Read more…

OpenXLA Delivers Flexibility for ML Apps

Machine learning developers gained new abilities to develop and run their ML programs on the framework and hardware of their choice thanks to the OpenXLA Project, which today announced the availability of key open source Read more…

This Just In

SQream’s GPU-Acceleration Unlocks Linear Scalability in TPC-DS

Jul 16, 2024 |

NEW YORK, July 16, 2024 — SQream, the scalable GPU data analytics platform, today announced its groundbreaking results from the TPC-DS benchmark tests, showcasing the unmatched linear scalability of its GPU-accelerated SQL engine. Read more…

SoftBank Expands AI Portfolio with Graphcore Acquisition

Jul 15, 2024 |

BRISTOL, England, July 15, 2024 — Graphcore announced that the company has been acquired by SoftBank Group Corp. Under the deal, Graphcore becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of SoftBank and will continue to operate under the Graphcore name. Read more…

Storj Announces Acquisition of Valdi to Address GPU Shortage in Growing AI Market

Jul 10, 2024 |

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2024 — Storj has announced its acquisition of Valdi, a leader in on-demand high performance cloud computing (GPUs) widely used for AI training and inference in data-intensive industries like technology, research and life-sciences. Read more…

Alluxio Releases Enterprise AI 3.2 with Enhanced GPU Utilization and Improved I/O Performance

Jul 10, 2024 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 10, 2024 — Alluxio has announced the availability of the latest enhancements in Alluxio Enterprise AI. Version 3.2 showcases the platform’s capability to utilize GPU resources universally, improvements in I/O performance, and competitive end-to-end performance with HPC storage.  Read more…

Prodia Raises $15M to Scale AI Solutions with Distributed GPU Network

Jul 2, 2024 |

ATLANTA, July 2, 2024 — Prodia, a leading distributed network of GPUs for AI inference solutions, today announced it raised a $15M seed round led by Dragonfly Capital to build more scalable, affordable AI solutions powered by Web3. Read more…

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