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insideBIGDATA Latest News – 12/5/2019

In this regular column, we’ll bring you all the latest industry news centered around our main topics of focus: big data, data science, machine learning, AI, and deep learning. Our industry is constantly accelerating with new products and services being announced everyday. Fortunately, we’re in close touch with vendors from this vast ecosystem, so we’re in a unique position to inform you about all that’s new and exciting. Our massive industry database is growing all the time so stay tuned for the latest news items describing technology that may make you and your organization more competitive.

2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum 9200 Processors Offer Leadership Performance, and Advance AI

Simulation, modeling, data analytics, and other workloads commonly use high performance computing (HPC) to advance research and business in many ways. However, as converged workloads involving AI grow in adoption, HPC systems must keep pace with evolving needs. 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Platinum processors, with built-in AI acceleration technologies, offer leadership performance to speed the most demanding HPC workloads.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q4 2019

The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in following the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with most of the firms making waves in the technology areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our in-box is filled each day with new announcements, commentaries, and insights about what’s driving the success of our industry so we’re in a unique position to publish our quarterly IMPACT 50 List of the most important movers and shakers in our industry. These companies have proven their relevance by the way they’re impacting the enterprise through leading edge products and services. We’re happy to publish this evolving list of the industry’s most impactful companies!

Department of Energy and Cerebras Systems Partner to Accelerate Science with Supercompute Scale Artificial Intelligence

Cerebras Systems, a company dedicated to accelerating artificial intelligence (AI) compute, announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance the massive deep learning experiments being pursued at its laboratories for basic and applied science and medicine with supercomputer-scale AI. Argonne National Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are the first labs announced in Cerebras’ multi-year, multi-laboratory partnership, with more to follow in the coming months.

Machine Learning with Micron’s Automata Processor

A new survey paper on Micron’s Automata Processor (AP) was recently published. Since AP has many potential applications in data mining, bioinformatics, natural language processing, etc. Micron has recently stopped developing AP, however other companies such as Natural Intelligence Semiconductor, a spin-off from Micron) and some academic research centers (Center for Automata Processing at the University of Virginia) are leading the development and market-adoption of AP.

Interview: Atif Kureishy, Global VP, Emerging Practices at Teradata

I recently caught up with Atif Kureishy, Global VP of Emerging Practices at Teradata, during the 2019 edition of the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, to get a deep dive update for how Teradata is advancing into the fields of AI and deep learning. He also speaks about the ways Teradata and NVIDIA are accelerating time to value for enterprise AI environments and gathering financial services insights from GPUs.

TOP 10 insideBIGDATA Articles for August 2018

In this continuing regular feature, we give all our valued readers a monthly heads-up for the top 10 most viewed articles appearing on insideBIGDATA. Over the past several months, we’ve heard from many of our followers that this feature will enable them to catch up with important news and features flowing across our many channels. We’re happy to oblige! We understand that busy big data professionals can’t check the site everyday.

NXP Delivers Embedded AI Environment to Edge Processing

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) announced a comprehensive, easy-to-use machine learning (ML) environment for building innovative applications with cutting-edge capabilities. Customers can now easily implement ML functionality on NXP’s breadth of devices from low-cost microcontrollers (MCUs) to breakthrough crossover i.MX RT processors and high-performance application processors.

3 Key Infrastructure Considerations for Your Big Data Operation

In this special guest feature, AJ Byers, President and CEO, ROOT Data Center, suggests that if your organization is launching or expanding a Big Data initiative, it would be wise to keep the needs of real estate, power and up-time top-of-mind. Whether your Big Data operations ultimately reside on-premises, at a colocation data center, or in the cloud, infrastructure that is flexible, scalable, sustainable and reliable is ground zero for ensuring its success.

DDN Storage Announces Groundbreaking 33GB/s Performance to NVIDIA DGX Servers to Accelerate Machine Learning and AI Initiatives

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) today announced its  EXAScaler DGX solution, a unique solution that delivers leading-edge performance using a new optimized, accelerated client integrating tightly and seamlessly with the NVIDIA DGX Architecture. Using the EXAScaler® ES14KX® high-performance all-flash array, the new solution smashed existing records by demonstrating a massive 33GB/s of throughput to a single NVIDIA […]