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Paving the Way to Success in AI and Intelligent Process Automation

Apr 23, 2019 |

While a lot of AI implementations are still exploratory these days, there are many examples of companies starting to gain real traction behind the scenes – applying AI to automate manual, back-office business processes. Read more…

Inside IBM’s Rejiggered Watson Lineup

Apr 5, 2019 |

Think you know Watson? Think again, as IBM has made extensive changes to the lineup of AI and cognitive products and services that bears the name of its founder. Sumit Gupta, the VP of IBM’s AI, machine learning, and HPC efforts, walks Datanami through the Watson re-positioning. Read more…

Why CTOs Should Reconsider FPGAs

Mar 26, 2019 |

Big data analytics adoption has soared in recent years. According to a 2018 market study, use of the technology has grown from 17 percent in 2015 to 59 percent in 2018, reaching a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36 percent. Read more…

Adaptability to Change Critical to Surviving Data Tsunami

Feb 25, 2019 |

As data continues to pile up, enterprises that maintain flexible approaches to managing and mining that data are the ones most likely to achieve competitive success, according to Gartner, which recently released its top 10 analytics technologies and trends for 2019. Read more…

Datanami Unveils 2019 People to Watch

Feb 13, 2019 |

As we look forward into 2019, a select group of leaders in Big Data have stepped ahead of the rest. In this fourth annual People to Watch feature, we’re offering our readers a look at some of the best and brightest minds in Big Data whose hard work, dedication, and contributions reach far beyond analytics, and are shaping the direction that technology is taking us as a people. Read more…

News In Brief

Intel Builds Analytics, Database Use Cases for Optane

Apr 4, 2019 |

Intel offered a list of use cases for its Optane DC persistent memory technology during a company event this week, including Twitter’s effort to scale its Hadoop clusters using Optane and SAP HANA’s database improvements focused on applications like machine learning and predictive analytics. 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…

Booz Allen Gives Government a Deep Learning Edge

Mar 28, 2019 |

The latest breakthroughs in deep learning technology have emanated from places like Silicon Valley and Toronto, where Turing Award-winner Geoffrey Hinton did his seminal work. But deep learning applications today are finding their way to Washington D.C., often through the assistance of government contractors like Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH). 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…

ML Patent Apps Still Soaring

Feb 27, 2019 |

Intellectual property continues to be the coin of the realm for technology companies, and in few data-driven industries is this truer than the booming field of machine learning.

In its annual canvas of the fastest growing technologies, IFI Claims Patent Services reports that machine learning was again among the hottest commodities based on the number of patent applications. Read more…

This Just In

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors Accelerate Big Data Computing in Alibaba Cloud

Oct 15, 2019 |

Oct. 15, 2019 — Intel and Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, jointly announced the two companies have optimized big data performance and decision support within the Alibaba Cloud based on Intel Xeon Scalable processors. Read more…

Pure Storage Teams Up with NVIDIA and Core Scientific to get AI Pipeline Moving

Sep 18, 2019 |

AUSTIN, September 17, 2019 — Pure Storage, the fastest growing data storage company, today announced a host of new and improved AI solutions that provide enterprise customers with the features and functionality needed to execute increasingly complex AI initiatives through any phase or scale. Read more…

Oracle, Intel Collaborate on Persistent Memory Performance Breakthroughs in Next Generation Oracle Exadata X8M

Sep 17, 2019 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., September 16, 2019 – Intel Corporation and Oracle today announced that Oracle is incorporating the high performance capabilities of Intel Optane DC persistent memory into its next-generation Exadata platform, Oracle Exadata X8MRead more…

StreamSets Launches StreamSets Transformer

Sep 5, 2019 |

SAN FRANCISCO, September 05, 2019 — StreamSets, Inc., provider of the industry’s first DataOps platform for modern data integration, released today StreamSets Transformer, a simple-to-use, drag-and-drop UI tool to create native Apache Spark applications. Read more…

Synology Introduces Deep Learning NVR DVA3219, Enabling AI-Powered Video Analytics On Premises

Sep 4, 2019 |

Bellevue, Wash,  September 4, 2019—Synology Inc. today launched Deep Learning NVR DVA3219, an on-premise surveillance solution that provides accurate video detection results, and minimizes environmental interference with deep learning technology. Read more…

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