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DataStax Acquires Machine Learning Company Kaskada to Unlock Real-Time AI

DataStax, the real-time AI company, announced it has acquired Kaskada, a machine learning (ML) company that first solved managing, storing and accessing time-based data to train behavioral ML models and deliver the instant, actionable insights that fuel artificial intelligence (AI). Both DataStax and Kaskada have a track record of contributing to open source communities. Datastax will open source the core Kaskada technology initially, and it plans to offer a new machine learning cloud service later this year.

Snowflake vs. Databricks – Who has the Edge?

Fivetran recently unveiled the results of a new data warehouse benchmark report that revealed just how close the competition is among five of the most popular data warehouses. The report is the passion project of Fivetran CEO and data management expert George Fraser, who has a front row seat in the cloud data warehouse race. The report explains the cost vs. performance tradeoffs of each one of the warehouses, the ins and outs of the modern data stack, and provides a perspective on how it’s all going to shake out.

2023 Trends in Cloud Computing  

In this contributed article, editorial consultant Jelani Harper shows how developments in cloud computing are demonstrative of those affecting data-driven processes as a whole. These trends include cloud native mechanisms that make the cloud more utilitarian, regulatory compliance and data governance concerns that make it sustainable, edge processing and IoT deployments that typify its celerity, and its increasing decentralization of enterprise architecture.

AWS Announces 10 New AI Features at AWS re:Invent 2022

At AWS re:Invent 2022, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced 10 new features to its portfolio of AI services, and is excited to expand its offerings to more than 100,000 customers who currently rely on AWS for AI and ML initiatives. Please see below for a high-level overview of these new features.

CoreWeave Among First Cloud Providers to Offer NVIDIA HGX H100 Supercomputers Set to Transform AI Landscape

CoreWeave, a specialized cloud provider built for large-scale GPU-accelerated workloads, announced it is among the first to offer cloud instances with NVIDIA HGX H100 supercomputing. CoreWeave, Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Oracle are the first cloud providers included in the launch of this groundbreaking AI platform.

AWS Celebrates 5 Years of Innovation with Amazon SageMaker

In just 5 years, tens of thousands of customers have tapped Amazon SageMaker to create millions of models, train models with billions of parameters, and generate hundreds of billions of monthly predictions. The seeds of a machine learning (ML) paradigm shift were there for decades, but with the ready availability of virtually infinite compute capacity, […]

ClearML and Genesis Cloud Announce New MLOps Partnership Delivering 100% Green Energy Compute Solution for Machine Learning

ClearML, the frictionless, unified, end-to-end MLOps platform, and Genesis Cloud, a leader in green GPU cloud computing, announced a new partnership. The agreement will make Genesis Cloud’s 100% green energy Compute Instance available as part of ClearML’s powerful MLOps platform. With computing accounting for nearly 4% of global emissions in 2021 – and with that number likely set […]

Oracle and NVIDIA Partner to Speed AI Adoption for Enterprises

Expanding their longstanding alliance, Oracle and NVIDIA today announced a multi-year partnership to help customers solve business challenges with accelerated computing and AI. The collaboration aims to bring the full NVIDIA accelerated computing stack — from GPUs to systems to software — to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI).

Seagate Launches Lyve Cloud Analytics Platform to Optimize Machine Learning Operations and Accelerate Innovation

Seagate® Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in mass-data storage infrastructure solutions, announced the launch of Lyve™ Cloud Analytics platform, a complete cloud-based analytics solution that includes storage, compute, and analytics, to help Lyve Cloud customers lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) and accelerate time to value with their DataOps and MLOps (machine learning operations).

DataRobot Announces Launch of Dedicated Managed AI Cloud

DataRobot announced the public availability of DataRobot Dedicated Managed AI Cloud, a dedicated hosted version of AI Cloud managed by DataRobot experts. Dedicated Managed AI Cloud provides the latest DataRobot capabilities to support critical AI and machine learning projects with the advantage of public cloud services, reducing cost and time-to-value in deploying, upgrading and managing the AI infrastructure.