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Inside AWS’s Plans to Make S3 Faster and Better

As far as big data storage goes, Amazon S3 has won the war. Even among storage vendors whose initials are not A.W.S., S3 is the defacto standard for storing lots of data. But AWS isn’t resting on its laurels with S3, a Read more…

Alluxio Touts 4X Greater GPU Utilization for AI Training

Customers that use the high-speed cache in the new Alluxio Enterprise AI platform can squeeze up to four times as much work out of their GPU setups than without it, Alluxio announced today. Alluxio also says the overall Read more…

Are SSDs Required for Your Big Data Workflow? The Answer May Surprise You

Have you heard the buzz about the predicted death of hard disk drives (HDDs)? Some have gone all in on projections that the growth of SSD deployments will eliminate demand for HDDs within five years. Other industry analy Read more…

Hammerspace Raises $56M to Reimagine Data Orchestration

In the gaming world, a hammerspace is an instantly accessible storage location that allows characters to seemingly grab objects out of thin air. If you have ever pulled a refrigerator out of your pocket while playing Nin Read more…

Terrabyte: Germany’s New High Performance Data Analytics Platform for Earth Observation

Satellites and the data they generate enable scientists to monitor changes in the Earth’s environment such as deforestation, desertification, melting ice caps, and other forms of environmental degradation. They can als Read more…

News In Brief

The VAST Potential for Hosting GenAI Workloads, Data

There is big data, and then there is VAST Data, which has emerged as one of the world’s hottest tech firms over the past year. The company, which started out as developer of flash storage arrays, has morphed into a ful 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…

Nyriad Makes GPU-Powered Storage Array Available as a Service

Organizations that need to write a large amount of data to disk in a short amount of time will be pleased to hear they can now get a subscription to one of Nyriad’s UltraIO storage arrays, which are block storage devic Read more…

AI to Goose Demand for All Flash Arrays, Pure Storage Says

These are still early days for AI, but the trajectory from things like ChatGPT makes it pretty clear to Pure Storage: The need to store and serve huge amounts of data to train AI models on GPUs will almost certainly requ Read more…

Exasol Reimagines In-Memory Analytics with Major Database Update

Exasol has announced updates and enhancements to its in-memory analytics database. The company says the new release underscores its commitment to delivering a solution for its customers that does not require trade-offs b Read more…

This Just In

Supermicro Drives Advanced AI Capabilities to Edge Computing Environments with New System Portfolio

Feb 20, 2024 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 20, 2024 — Supermicro, Inc., a Total IT Solution Manufacturer for AI, Cloud, Storage, and 5G/Edge, is expanding its portfolio of AI solutions, allowing customers to leverage the power and capability of AI in edge locations, such as public spaces, retail stores, or industrial infrastructure. Read more…

Trellix to Host AI and Cybersecurity Virtual Summit

Feb 16, 2024 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 16, 2024 — Trellix has announced its AI and Cybersecurity Virtual Summit, The New Frontier in Cybersecurity: AI’s Risk and Opportunity, sponsored by Amazon Web Services (AWS), will take place February 28 and 29, 2024. Read more…

IEEE BigDataService 2024 Announces Call for Papers for 10th Edition in Shanghai

Feb 16, 2024 |

Feb. 16, 2024 — The IEEE BigDataService 2024 invites researchers and practitioners in academia and industry to submit papers for its upcoming conference, scheduled for July 15-18, 2024, in Shanghai, China. Read more…

Yellowbrick’s Cloud Data Warehouse Chosen by Ushur to Boost AI-Driven Customer Experience

Feb 16, 2024 |

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 16, 2024 — Yellowbrick Data, a leading Kubernetes-native data warehouse for private clouds, announced that Ushur, a leader in AI-powered Customer Experience Automation (CXA), has selected the Yellowbrick Cloud Data Warehouse to underpin their award-winning CXA platform. Read more…

Alation Launches Data Culture Maturity Assessment to Measure the True Value of Data Initiatives

Feb 15, 2024 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 15, 2024 — Alation, Inc., the data intelligence company, has announced the Data Culture Maturity Assessment to help organizations measure the value of their data culture. Read more…

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