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Cray Works with Industry Leaders to Reach New Performance Milestone for Deep Learning at Scale

Cray Inc. announced the results of a deep learning collaboration between Cray, Microsoft, and the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) that expands the horizons of running deep learning algorithms at scale using the power of Cray supercomputers. Running larger deep learning models is a path to new scientific possibilities, but conventional systems and architectures limit the problems that can be addressed, as models take too long to train. Cray worked with Microsoft and CSCS, a world-class scientific computing center, to leverage their decades of high performance computing expertise to profoundly scale the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit.

MapD Builds Out Award-Winning GPU and Visual Analytics Platform

MapD, a leader in GPU-powered analytics, announced significant new feature and performance enhancements to its Core database and Immerse visual analytics platform. The new capabilities extend the company’s pioneering work in using GPUs to both query and visualize billions of records with millisecond latency. The performance characteristics of MapD’s approach are anywhere from 75 to 3,500 times faster than traditional CPU-powered databases.

Cray Systems Power Deep Learning in Supercomputing at Scale

Supercomputer leader Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY) announced the Company has unveiled new deep learning capabilities across its line of supercomputing and cluster systems.

SC-16 The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis

SC16 returns to Salt Lake City on Nov. 13-18. The Six-day supercomputing event features internationally-known expert speakers, cutting-edge workshops and sessions, a non-stop student competition, the world’s largest supercomputing exhibition,panel discussions and much more.

The Convergence of Big Data and HPC

In this special guest feature, Barry Bolding, Senior VP and Chief Strategy Officer at Cray Inc., discusses a highly germaine topic for many enterprises today: the intersection of big data and high performance computing.

SC16 – The International Conference for High Performance Computing

The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis – SC16, is coming November 13-18, 2016 to the Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Intel Scalable System Framework Facilitates Deep Learning Performance

In this special guest feature, Rob Farber from TechEnablement writes that the Intel Scalable Systems Framework is pushing the boundaries of Machine Learning performance. “machine learning and other data-intensive HPC workloads cannot scale unless the storage filesystem can scale to meet the increased demands for data.”

Nimbix Expands Market Presence in Cloud-based Machine Learning

Nimbix, a leading HPC cloud platform provider, announced a significant increase in their presence in the machine learning market space as more customers are using their JARVICE platform to help address the need for an easier, more cost efficient way of working with machine learning.

Adding Security and More to Intel® Enterprise Edition for Lustre* Software version 3.0

Intel Enterprise Edition for Lustre* Software has taken a leap toward greater enterprise capabilities and improved features for HPC with release of version 3.0. This latest version includes new security enhancements, dynamic LNET configuration support, ZFS snapshots, and other features asked for by the HPC community inside and outside the enterprise. Additionally, it adds the Intel Omni-Path Architecture drivers.

Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services and Cray Offer Advanced Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics Services

Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services and Cray Inc. (Nasdaq: CRAY), the global supercomputing leader, introduced today the first commercially available high-speed, supercomputing threat analytics service, Cyber Reconnaissance and Analytics.