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Data Plane Offering Marks New Phase for Hortonworks

Sep 25, 2017 |

The new Data Plane Service (DPS) that Hortonworks unveiled today at the Strata Data Conference marks the start of a new phase for the publicly traded company, according to Arun Murthy, chief product officer and co-founder of the company. Read more…

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

Sep 7, 2017 |

A company backed by GE’s venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation industries. Read more…

Exposing AI’s 1% Problem

Jul 25, 2017 |

We see the power of artificial intelligence every day: When Netflix recommends a movie you love, when your bank detects fraud in your account, or when Google routes you around a traffic jam. Read more…

A Peek Inside Kafka’s New ‘Exactly Once’ Feature

Jul 3, 2017 |

Here’s some great news for Apache Kafka users: The open source software will support exactly once semantics for stream processing with the upcoming version 0.11 release, thereby eliminating the need for application developers to code the important feature themselves. Read more…

Committers Talk Hadoop 3 at Apache Big Data

May 18, 2017 |

The upcoming delivery of Apache Hadoop 3 later this year will bring big changes to how customers store and process data on clusters. Here at the annual Apache Big Data show in Miami, Florida, a pair of Hadoop project committers from Cloudera shared details on how the changes will impact YARN and HDFS. Read more…

News In Brief

Investors Accelerating Driverless Car Development

Nov 9, 2017 |

Optimus Ride, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology AI spinoff developing fully autonomous vehicles, continues to attract venture funding as it applies machine learning, computer vision and mapping techniques to the problem a safe, driverless cars. Read more…

AWS Partner Ryft Leverages Cloud FPGAs

Sep 13, 2017 |

As more data moves to the cloud, analytics vendors are also embracing new cloud technologies designed to boost performance for emerging workloads such as business intelligence.

With that in mind, analytics specialist Ryft Systems Inc. Read more…

MongoDB, Infosys Promote App Migration

Aug 31, 2017 |

Targeting the market for migrating critical enterprise applications from legacy systems to modern platforms, partners MongoDB and outsourcing giant Infosys said they are expanding their application modernization effort for offloading applications from mainframes. Read more…

Huawei Adds MapD GPUs to Latest Servers

Aug 11, 2017 |

Data analytics and visualization specialist MapD Technologies has inked a deal with Huawei, the multinational networking and telecommunications giant, to juice the Chinese vendor’s server hardware with scalable GPU-supported analytics. Read more…

MongoDB, Tableau Expand Integration With BI Link

Aug 9, 2017 |

Database vendor MongoDB is again partnering with visual analytics specialist Tableau Software on an upgraded business intelligence connector designed to extend the merger of the two big data platforms to leverage Tableau’s visualization capabilities on enterprise data stored on the MongoDB system. Read more…

This Just In

PSSC Labs Debuts Big Data Clusters Certified for Apache Metron

Nov 21, 2017 |

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 — PSSC Labs, a developer of custom HPC and big data computing solutions, today announced it has certified its CloudOOP Rax cluster for compatibility with Apache Metron.  Read more…

Supermicro Showcases Deep Learning Optimized Systems

Nov 1, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2017 — Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMCI), a global leader in enterprise computing, storage, networking solutions and green computing technology, today is showcasing GPU server platforms that support NVIDIA Tesla V100 PCI-E and V100 SXM2 GPUs at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Washington D.C., Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in booth #506. Read more…

Cray Signs Solutions Provider Agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures

Sep 5, 2017 |

SEATTLE, Wash., Sep. 5, 2017 — Global supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) today announced that the Company has signed a solutions provider agreement with Vanguard Infrastructures in order for Vanguard to develop, market, and sell on premise and cloud-as-a-service cybersecurity solutions that fuse supercomputing technologies with an open, enterprise-ready software framework for big data analytics. Read more…

Cloudwick, Solarflare Partner to Deliver Cluster Security for Machine Learning

Jul 26, 2017 |

LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2017 — Black Hat USA 2017, Booth 1465 – Cloudwick, the developer of CDL — The World’s First Neural Security System of Intelligence for Cybersecurity, and Solarflare, a pioneer in the development of neural-class networks, today announced a strategic partnership that delivers next-generation cluster security for high performance Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Advanced Analytics (AA) at petabyte scale. Read more…

Cray to Provide Urika-GX System to Alan Turing Institute

Jul 13, 2017 |

Seattle, Wa., July 13, 2017 — Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) today announced the Company will provide a Cray Urika-GX system to the Alan Turing Institute through a collaboration between Cray, Intel, and the Institute. Read more…