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NCSA Industry Conference Recap – Part 2

October 31st, 2018 Comments Off on NCSA Industry Conference Recap – Part 2
Industry Program Director Brendan McGinty welcomed guests to the annual National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) Industry Conference, Oct. 9-11 in Urbana, Illinois. One hundred eighty from 40 organizations registered for the invitation-only, two-day event. Day two opened with ...

Blockbuster IBM-Red Hat Deal Draws Support – and Concerns for the ‘Spirit of Linux’

October 29th, 2018 Comments Off on Blockbuster IBM-Red Hat Deal Draws Support – and Concerns for the ‘Spirit of Linux’
In the possible climax to the recent spate of major M&A activity (Salesforce-MuleSoft; Cloudera-Hortonworks), the biggest of the bunch so far is IBM’s acquisition of open source powerhouse Red Hat, a $34 billion blockbuster bid by IBM to lead ...

Inside a Colo Data Center that Keeps London’s Capital Markets Humming

October 24th, 2018 Comments Off on Inside a Colo Data Center that Keeps London’s Capital Markets Humming
London is the Olduvai Gorge of western capitalism. Under it lie layers of mercantile history, artifacts of trade left by the Celts, Britons, Romans, Vikings, Danes, Anglo-Saxons, Normans, Jews, Irish, Indians, Australians, Canadians, South Africans, Arabs, Africans, Asians – ...

Driverless Cars Generate Massive Amounts of Data. Are We Ready?

October 24th, 2018 Comments Off on Driverless Cars Generate Massive Amounts of Data. Are We Ready?
When future drivers tell their kids to “get in the car” they’ll be instructing them to climb into a mobile computer – that’s consuming very large, and growing, quantities of data. Autonomous vehicles (AV) are essentially rolling computers connected ...

Oracle Latest Public Cloud to Offer AMD EPYC Instances

October 23rd, 2018 Comments Off on Oracle Latest Public Cloud to Offer AMD EPYC Instances
Even as a press report yesterday declared that Intel has abandoned its current effort to produce a 10nm chip – a report denied by Intel – looming rival AMD and Oracle today announced the availability of the first AMD ...

Arm Unveils Cloud-to-Edge Internet Infrastructure

October 16th, 2018 Comments Off on Arm Unveils Cloud-to-Edge Internet Infrastructure
Arm today announced its Neoverse cloud-to-edge internet infrastructure foundation, designed to support a world in which a trillion intelligent devices will transmit data to and from the internet. Unveiled at the Arm TechCon conference in San Jose, Arm offered ...

Tech Industry Giant Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder, Dies at 65

October 16th, 2018 Comments Off on Tech Industry Giant Paul Allen, Microsoft Co-Founder, Dies at 65
A giant of the tech world, Paul Allen, has died of cancer at 65. Co-founder of Microsoft Corp. with Bill Gates in 1975, Allen left the company in 1983 to pursue a prominent career in philanthropy that emphasized scientific ...

New AI Chips from Huawei for Data Centers, Devices

October 11th, 2018 Comments Off on New AI Chips from Huawei for Data Centers, Devices
Even as technology stocks fell off the market cliff this week, the march of technology innovation and product launches goes on. Tech giant Huawei has thrown a new chip into the rapidly expanding processor ring with AI chips for ...

Six Reasons for Multi-Cloud Computing

October 10th, 2018 Comments Off on Six Reasons for Multi-Cloud Computing
 There is little debate that cloud is the future of computing. According to IDC, almost half of IT spending will be cloud-based in 2018 and will reach as much as 70 percent of all software, services and technology spending ...

Nvidia Platform Pushes GPUs into Machine Learning, High Performance Data Analytics

October 10th, 2018 Comments Off on Nvidia Platform Pushes GPUs into Machine Learning, High Performance Data Analytics
GPU leader Nvidia, generally associated with deep learning, autonomous vehicles and other higher-end AI-related workloads (and gaming, of course), is mounting an open source end-to-end GPU acceleration platform and ecosystem directed at machine learning and data analytics, domains heretofore ...
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