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Movidius Announces Fathom Deep Learning Accelerator Compute Stick

Movidius, a leader in low-power machine vision technology, today announced both the Fathom Neural Compute Stick – the world’s first deep learning acceleration module, and Fathom deep learning software framework. Both tools hand-in-hand will allow powerful neural networks to be moved out of the cloud, and deployed natively in end-user devices.

Redis Labs Collaborates with Samsung Electronics to Achieve Groundbreaking Database Performance

Redis Labs today announced the general availability of Redis on Flash with standard x86 servers, including standard SATA-based SSD instances available on public clouds and more advanced NVMe based SSDs like the Samsung PM1725.

NVIDIA Delivers Massive Performance Leap for Deep Learning with NVIDIA Tesla P100 Accelerators

The latest addition to the NVIDIA Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform, the Tesla P100 enables a new class of servers that can deliver the performance of hundreds of CPU server nodes. Today’s data centers — vast network infrastructures with numerous interconnected commodity CPU servers — process large numbers of transactional workloads, such as web services.

Best Practices – Big Data Acceleration

“This talk will provide an overview of challenges in accelerating Hadoop, Spark and Memcached on modern HPC clusters. An overview of RDMA-based designs for multiple components of Hadoop (HDFS, MapReduce, RPC and HBase), Spark, and Memcached will be presented. Enhanced designs for these components to exploit in-memory technology and parallel file systems (such as Lustre) will be presented. Benefits of these designs on various cluster configurations using the publicly available RDMA-enabled packages from the OSU HiBD project ( will be shown.”

Bright Computing Releases Version 7.2 of Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data

Bright Computing, the leading provider of hardware-agnostic cluster and cloud management software, announced the release of Version 7.2 of its industry-leading Bright Cluster Manager software solutions, including Bright Cluster Manager for HPC, Bright Cluster Manager for Big Data, and Bright OpenStack.

NVIDIA GPUs Power Facebook’s New Deep Learning Machine

NVIDIA announced that Facebook will power its next-generation computing system with the NVIDIA® Tesla® Accelerated Computing Platform, enabling it to drive a broad range of machine learning applications. While training complex deep neural networks to conduct machine learning can take days or weeks on even the fastest computers, the Tesla platform can slash this by […]

IST Research to Use Internap’s High-Performance Bare-Metal IaaS to Fight Human Trafficking with Real-Time Data Analysis

Internap Corporation (NASDAQ: INAP), a provider of high-performance Internet infrastructure services, announced that IST Research is using Internap’s AgileSERVER bare-metal Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering to analyze and store research data gathered from the deep web and the dark web, as well as survey results and other data gathered across the globe, to track and combat human trafficking and related crimes.

Global Study Reveals 90 Percent of Companies Benefit from Big Data in Today’s Application Economy

If 84% of companies are adopting Big Data projects this year, why are 92% of them still seeing obstacles in their implementation? That is what a global study commissioned by CA Technologies explored.

insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research

In this new insideBIGDATA Guide to Scientific Research, the goal is to provide a road map for scientific researchers wishing to capitalize on the rapid growth of big data technology for collecting, transforming, analyzing, and visualizing large scientific data sets.

Jetson TX1 Module Runs Deep Neural Networks for Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Navigation, While Drawing Little Power

NVIDIA unveiled a credit-card sized module that harnesses the power of machine learning to enable a new generation of smart, autonomous machines that can learn.