The Synergy of AI and Cloud Transformation in the Payment Sector: Advancing Security, Scalability, and Innovation

In this contributed article, technical leader Kamala Manju Kesavan discusses how AI and cloud computing research in the payment industry sheds light on a prosperous arena of inventions and transformation. In the near future, the payment sector will probably welcome advanced technologies such as blockchain, biometric authentication, and AI-powered solutions, which will lead to transactions that will be more secure, rapid, and user-friendly.

Embracing Composable Cloud is Key to Operationalizing AI

In this contributed article, Kevin Cochrane, Chief Marketing Officer, Vultr, believes that the winners in the race to operationalize AI will be the companies that can trace their success to the composable cloud and its benefits. Unfortunately, not all cloud and service providers embrace composability. Let composability be your primary criterion for choosing the vendors you will work with to power your AI operations.

Heard on the Street – 3/28/2024

Welcome to insideBIGDATA’s “Heard on the Street” round-up column! In this regular feature, we highlight thought-leadership commentaries from members of the big data ecosystem. Each edition covers the trends of the day with compelling perspectives that can provide important insights to give you a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

New Research Highlights GenAI as an Increasing Priority for Analytics Community

insightsoftware, the comprehensive provider of solutions for the Office of the CFO, released Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024, a research report in partnership with Hanover Research uncovering the embedded analytics priorities, trends, and challenges of modern developer teams.

MongoDB Big Data Industry Predictions for 2024

Our friends over at MongoDB have prepared a special set of compelling technology predictions for the year ahead. MongoDB team’s predictions for the upcoming year cover topics including AI, diversity in tech, security, cloud, and more..

The Data Disconnect: A Key Challenge for Machine Learning Deployment

This article is excerpted from the book, “The AI Playbook: Mastering the Rare Art of Machine Learning Deployment,” by Eric Siegel, Ph.D., with permission from the publisher, MIT Press. It is a product of the author’s work while he held a one-year position as the Bodily Bicentennial Professor in Analytics at the UVA Darden School of Business. 

Alice & Bob to Integrate Cat Qubits in Datacenters of the Future, Accelerated by NVIDIA Technology

Alice & Bob, a quantum hardware manufacturer and leading QPU designer, announced it is working to accelerate the integration of quantum technology into industry by introducing cat qubits into the datacenters of the future.

The Essential Role of Clean Data in Unleashing the Power of AI 

In this contributed article, Stephanie Wong, Director of Data and Technology Consulting at DataGPT, highlights how in the fast-paced world of business, the pursuit of immediate growth can often overshadow the essential task of maintaining clean, consolidated data sets. With AI technology, the importance of data hygiene becomes even more apparent, as language models heavily rely on it.

AWS and NVIDIA Extend Collaboration to Advance Generative AI Innovation

GTC—Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), and NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) today announced that the new NVIDIA Blackwell GPU platform—unveiled by NVIDIA at GTC 2024—is coming to AWS. AWS will offer the NVIDIA GB200 Grace Blackwell Superchip and B100 Tensor Core GPUs, extending the companies’ longstanding strategic collaboration to deliver the most secure and advanced infrastructure, software, and services to help customers unlock new generative artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities.

Kinetica Delivers Real-Time Vector Similarity Search

Kinetica, the real-time GPU-accelerated database for analytics and generative AI, unveiled at NVIDIA GTC its real-time vector similarity search engine that can ingest vector embeddings 5X faster than the previous market leader, based on the popular VectorDBBench benchmark.