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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…

Inside Hitachi Vantara’s Very Ambitious Data Agenda

Oct 1, 2018 |

FPGAs and object storage systems. NVMe storage and ML model management. IoT edge computing and converged server infrastructure. It would be a big understatement to say that Hitachi Vantara has a lot going on, but it also might be why the company is so interesting to watch, and why you might want to keep an eye on it, too. Read more…

MapR Makes Platform More Cloud-Like

Jun 26, 2018 |

MapR Technologies today unveiled a major enhancement to its big data cluster that introduces features commonly found on public cloud platforms, including support for an S3-compatible API, erasure coding, and a data-tiering function that supports external “cheap and deep” Read more…

How Erasure Coding Changes Hadoop Storage Economics

Feb 7, 2018 |

The introduction of erasure coding with Hadoop 3.0 will allow users to cram up to 50% more data into the same cluster. That’s great news for users who are struggling to store all their data. Read more…

News In Brief

Aerospike Adds Intel’s Optane Persistent Memory

Dec 13, 2018 |

Aerospike Inc., the non-relational database vendor, is partnering with Intel Corp. to release what it bills as the first commercially available open database tuned to the chip maker’s Optane memory technology. Read more…

Inference Engine Aimed at AI Edge Apps

Nov 1, 2018 |

Flex Logix, the embedded FPGA specialist, has shifted gears by applying its proprietary interconnect technology to launch an inference engine that boosts neural inferencing capacity at the network edge while reducing DRAM bandwidth requirements. Read more…

SQream Adds Power9 to GPU Data Warehouse

Oct 3, 2018 |

Data warehouse vendor SQream Technologies, which recently claimed a 15-fold performance increase with the latest release of its SQreamDB, has now added support for IBM’s Power9 architecture to its GPU-accelerated database. Read more…

AMD Eyes Data-Driven Server Upgrades

Sep 26, 2018 |

AMD is zeroing in on datacenter overhauls needed to handle faster data and analytics as a means of chipping away at rival Intel Corp.’s x86 dominance of the enterprise IT infrastructure market. Read more…

‘Visual DNA’ Effort Looks to Outdo Deep Neural Nets

Aug 29, 2018 |

A new AI initiative aims to catalog about 1 million high-resolution images according to their “visual DNA” using supercomputer-powered vision and an emerging technique called volume learning.

The Visual Genomes Foundation said this week it is launching the “public global catalog” project to enable new AI applications. Read more…

This Just In

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…

NVIDIA Announces Quadro GV100 GPU with NVIDIA RTX Technology

Mar 27, 2018 |

March 27, 2018 — NVIDIA today announced the NVIDIA Quadro GV100 GPU with NVIDIA RTX technology, delivering for the first time real-time ray tracing to millions of artists and designers. Read more…

A3Cube Partners with Edgeware Computing to Increase Sales of Supercomputing Solutions for the Enterprise

Mar 19, 2018 |

PSSC Labs Announces Hadoop Big Data Servers with Intel Xeon Scalable Processors

Jan 31, 2018 |

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Jan. 31, 2018 — PSSC Labs, a developer of custom HPC and Big Data computing solutions, today announced a new version of its CloudOOP 12000 cluster server integrated with Intel’s newest Xeon Scalable Processors to deliver breakthrough performance for handling big data tasks such as real-time analytics, virtualized infrastructure and high-performance computing. Read more…

Rambus Announces GDDR6 Memory PHY for AI, Automotive and Networking Applications

Jan 23, 2018 |

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 23, 2018 — Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS) today announced the GDDR6 (Graphics Double Data Rate) Memory PHY IP Core targeted for high-performance applications including cryptocurrency mining, artificial intelligence (AI), ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) and networking. Read more…

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