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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…

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…

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…

No Time Like the Present for AI: The Journey to a Successful Deployment

Dec 4, 2018 |

Today, over a decade since MapReduce technologies reshaped the field of data science, we find ourselves seeking more insight from even more data, ever more quickly. The confluence of improvements in computer processing power, networking performance, and storage platforms has enabled a massive leap forward in the next phase of data insight; Read more…

Automation Is The Answer To Our Changing Demographics

Oct 5, 2018 |

“Automation can be the ally of our prosperity if we will just look ahead, if we will understand what is to come, and if we will set our course wisely after proper planning for the future” – Read more…

News In Brief

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…

Signal Modulation is Boosting Fiber Capacity

Mar 14, 2019 |

Optical fiber and emerging modulation schemes are making it possible to transmit ever-larger amounts of data through fiber-optic pipes. Recent industry demonstrations and government research efforts also have demonstrated novel approaches for moving more data through optical fiber networks as well as boosting the efficiency of scare spectrum. 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…

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…

This Just In

Six Nines to Attend the Advanced Scale Forum in Florida April 15-17

Apr 11, 2019 |

April 11, 2019 — Six Nines today announced that it will be joining the country’s leading technology experts at the Advanced Scale Forum (ASF) in Florida next week to share best practices for leveraging High-Performance Computing (HPC) in the cloud to solve modern scaling challenges and accelerate results. Read more…

NetApp’s MAX Data Adds Support for Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory

Apr 4, 2019 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 4, 2019 — NetApp, a data authority for hybrid cloud, has announced NetApp Memory Accelerated Data (MAX Data) 1.3 supporting the Intel Optane DC persistent memory. The combination of MAX Data and Intel Optane DC persistent memory enables organizations to stay competitive by doing more with their data so they can do more for their customers. Read more…

New 3M Expanded Beam Ferrule and Connector System Allows Datacenter Engineers to Connect with Confidence

Mar 6, 2019 |

ST. PAUL, Minn., Mar. 6, 2019 – The new 3M Expanded Beam Optical Connector System is engineered as a high-performance, cost-effective and scalable single mode and multimode interconnect system for data center applications. Read more…

GridGain Unveils Support Offering for Apache Ignite

Feb 5, 2019 |

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Feb. 5, 2019 — GridGain Systems, provider of enterprise-grade in-memory computing solutions based on Apache Ignite, today announced GridGain Basic Support, the first support offering specifically designed for Apache Ignite users. Read more…

NVIDIA Introduces HGX-2, Fusing HPC and AI Computing Into Unified Architecture

May 30, 2018 |

TAIPEI, May 30, 2018 — NVIDIA today introduced NVIDIA HGX-2, the first unified computing platform for both artificial intelligence and high performance computing.

The HGX-2 cloud server platform, with multi-precision computing capabilities, provides unique flexibility to support the future of computing. Read more…

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