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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…

Dr. Elephant Leads the Performance Parade

Jan 12, 2018 |

I started working on big data infrastructure in 2009 when I joined Cloudera, which at the time was a small startup with about 10 engineers. It was a fun place to work. Read more…

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…

News In Brief

Intel Adds Memory to Deep Learning for Drug Discovery

May 31, 2018 |

A drug discovery technique called “high content” screening analyzes data in microscopic images used to determine the effects of genetic and chemical treatments on cell cultures. However, the processing-intensive analysis of sets of thousands of pre-defined features can take half a day. Read more…

Intel Adopts ‘Holistic’ Approach to AI

May 23, 2018 |

A developers’ conference is generally regarded as an indication the host company is all-in on a particular technology. Intel Corp.’s inaugural AI DevCon highlights its strategy of moving beyond its dominant position in the server and other processor markets to focus on “the AI-driven future of computing.”

The two-day event in San Francisco focused on forging a “holistic” Read more…

MapD Rolls GPU Cloud

Apr 3, 2018 |

MapD Technologies released a new version of its mainstay database and visualization platform about a year ago with a heavy emphasis on GPU acceleration. It is now migrating its analytics platform to the cloud with what it bills as a software service offering souped-up analytics. Read more…

HPE Goes Vertical with AI

Mar 21, 2018 |

HPE today unveiled new offerings aimed at getting customers up and running with artificial intelligence solutions, including an anomaly detection system for industrial equipment and a new GPU-equipped server cluster designed for deep learning workloads. Read more…

Esri Adds an Unstructured Location Data Capability

Feb 22, 2018 |

Spatial analytics specialist Esri continues to expand its mapping platform with the acquisition of ClearTerra, a developer of geospatial and other intelligence tools focused on unstructured data.

Esri, Redlands, Calif., announced the acquisition on Thursday (Feb. 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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