Advanced Computing in the Age of AI|Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  • Subscribe to EnterpriseAI Weekly Updates:  Subscribe by email

Lenovo Links with Azure HCI Stack for Edge-Core-Cloud Compute, Storage

Lenovo Links with Azure HCI Stack for Edge-Core-Cloud Compute, Storage

Lenovo has linked with Microsoft to offer edge computing and storage hardware for organizations deploying Azure cloud-based ...

Kubernetes Everywhere: Rancher Labs’ ‘Lightweight’ Version Scales to the Edge

Kubernetes Everywhere: Rancher Labs’ ‘Lightweight’ Versio...

As enterprise distributions of the Kubernetes cluster orchestrator stabilize, and more features are added with each quarterly ...

Home Depot, IHG and the 5 Principles of IT Management in a Multi-Cloud World

Home Depot, IHG and the 5 Principles of IT Management in a Multi-Cloud Worl...

Proliferation of hybrid and multi-cloud architectures has resulted in rapid and remarkable technological advances. But it has ...

Kubernetes Gains Stability, New Features

Kubernetes Gains Stability, New Features

This year’s first update of the de facto standard Kubernetes cluster orchestrator includes 38 enhancements, of which ...

Datacenter

March 31, 2020
As enterprise distributions of the Kubernetes cluster orchestrator stabilize, and more features are added with each quarterly version release, the expanding community of platform vendors are attempting to extend deployments of the de facto standard container manager beyond datacenters and cloud-native deployments. Among them is Rancher Labs, which on Tuesday (March 31) unveiled the latest iteration of its Kubernetes ... Full article
March 30, 2020
Proliferation of hybrid and multi-cloud architectures has resulted in rapid and remarkable technological advances. But it has also introduced monumental, multi-faceted complexities into IT infrastructure management, including: Managing multiple on-premises, private and public cloud resources Complicated and lengthy provisioning processes for resource deployment Continually evolving challenges maintaining visibility into multi-cloud ecosystems Ongoing concerns around governance, cost control and security ... Full article
March 27, 2020
This year’s first update of the de facto standard Kubernetes cluster orchestrator includes 38 enhancements, of which nearly half have been declared “stable” features. Kubernetes 1.18 released this week is billed by maintainers as a “fit and finish” release that includes 15 stable enhancements, 11 moving to beta testing and 12 at the “alpha” stage of development and testing. ... Full article
March 26, 2020
If the global economy is to recover from a pandemic that has so far killed tens of thousands while disrupting supply chains and causing widespread unemployment, the technology sector must play a key role. Investors are beginning to put more of their money where their mouth is, at least for now. This week brought a spate of sizeable venture ... Full article
March 23, 2020
Lost data are costing organizations on average $1 million per month as data volumes soar and protecting stored data grows harder with the emergence of edge infrastructure handling AI and machine learning platforms. Surging data loss and related costs are a function of what a survey compiled by Dell Technologies (NYSE: VMW) estimates is a “staggering” 831 percent increase ... Full article
March 20, 2020
Looking back at the fourth quarter of 2019, when the big economic question was how long the boom begun in 2009 would continue, there was plenty of evidence that it wouldn't end any time soon, particularly in the tech industry. In the worldwide server market, for the quarter ended Dec. 31, overall vendor revenues grew by 7.5 percent year-over-year, ... Full article
March 19, 2020
 IT has dealt with viruses for decades, but not of the pandemic variety like coronavirus. Nearly all industries will be impacted by the virus’s spread and we need to be aware of the potential IT and related business issues that could arise. Disruption to IT operations in data centers is inevitable. With travel restrictions escalating daily due to closed ... Full article
March 17, 2020
Data centers that support AI and ML deployments rely on Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)-based servers to power their computationally intensive architectures. Across multiple industries, expansion in GPU use is behind the over 31 percent CAGR in GPU servers projected through 2024. That means more system architects will be tasked to assure top performance and cost-efficiency from GPU systems. Yet ... Full article
March 12, 2020
As enterprise adoption of open source software soars, so too do the number of vulnerabilities inevitably exposed as deployments scale and security awareness grows in response to high-profile data breaches. An audit of security advisories, vulnerability databases and other security trackers found that open source software vulnerabilities jumped in 2019 to more than 6,000. That total represents a 50 ... Full article
March 11, 2020
In the banking, financial services and insurance industries, data privacy compliance is an eternally daunting challenge, and now data management consultancy Vaco and NEC X, the "innovation accelerator" arm of NEC, have integrated AI with high performance computing to handle PII (personal identification information) operations redaction within GDPR and other data privacy workloads faced by BFSI organizations. NEC X, ... Full article
March 6, 2020
Promising Wall Street a 20 percent CAGR and an aggressive CPU-GPU product roadmap, AMD delivered a confident self-portrait at its financial analyst day in Santa Clara yesterday that’s at odds with a world economy fearful of a potential pandemic -- and also at odds with nemesis Intel, the chip industry overlord that let AMD steal a price/performance march into ... Full article
March 4, 2020
By its own admission, Intel’s process technology will remain a laggard for nearly two more years, not producing a 7nm CPU until late 2021, but the company expects to reestablish its process lead with a 5nm node at a later, unannounced date. That’s the message from Intel CFO George Davis, interviewed this week during the Morgan Stanley TMT Analyst ... Full article
March 2, 2020
Dell Technologies record annual revenues announced last week was nevertheless met with unease by shareholders wary of the outlook for its VMware business. Dell (NYSE: DELL) reported full-year revenues totaling $92.2 billion while fiscal fourth quarter revenue was up only 1 percent to $24 billion as a result of declining server and storage sales in the U.S. and China. ... Full article
February 27, 2020
Google disclosed in a blog it will invest $10 billion in office and data center expansion around the U.S. this year, generating thousands of new jobs in the process. This follows an investment of $13 billion in its national footprint last year. According to Sundar Pichai, Alphabet and Google CEO, Google will expand in 26 states, with new facilities ... Full article
February 24, 2020
Intel this morning announced an 18-SKU update to its second-generation Xeon Scalable chip lineup for data center workloads, stating that the refreshed Gold processor delivers an average of 1.36-times higher performance and 1.42-times better performance-per-dollar compared with the first generation of the chip (i.e., the first-gen Cascade Lakes). The company said the processors — labeled with an “R” (refresh), ... Full article
February 21, 2020
Dell Technologies and partner Orange have completed field trials of the wireless carrier’s 5G network, linking a Dell notebook to a prototype grid that achieved speeds 20 times faster than current 4G networks. The initial field trials reached sustained download speeds of more than 900 megabits per second. Those results, the partners said Friday (Feb. 21), represent the ability ... Full article
February 20, 2020
Dell Technologies launched servers, a modular data center, telemetry management and streaming analytics software this week designed for the growing volumes of enterprise-generated data created and processed outside of data centers and the cloud – at the edge. Dell has long touted its integrated edge-core-cloud strategy, with the ultimate goal of supporting a future in which data emanates from ... Full article
February 14, 2020
Nvidia is back. Way back. After four straight down quarters, the GPU juggernaut announced blockbuster earnings for the period ended January 26, beating analysts’ expectations for both revenue and profits, and showing particular strength in the data center server processor market. The company reported sales of $3.11 billion and earned an adjusted $1.89 a share, exceeding predictions of $1.67 ... Full article
February 14, 2020
With the launch of its Dell-built HPC5 system, Italian energy company Eni regains its position atop the industrial supercomputing leaderboard. At 52-petaflops peak, HPC5 should easily crack the top 10 fold of the next Top500 list, due out in June. If and when that happens, HPC5 will supplant Total’s IBM Pangea III supercomputer, currently at number 11 with 17.9 ... Full article
February 10, 2020
Today, one need only turn on a TV to be inundated with commercials touting the benefits and potential of AI. Applications that could hardly be envisioned a short time ago are now becoming commonplace, and the outlook is that AI will grow by leaps and bounds. But achieving the promise of AI requires computing platforms that deliver high-performance, robustness ... Full article

More articles

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Share This