Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Saturday, November 27, 2021

Apache Spark

Enterprises Needing Accelerated Data Analytics and AI Workloads Get Help from Nvidia and Cloudera

In April, Nvidia and Cloudera unveiled a new partnership effort to bring together Nvidia GPUs, Apache Spark and the Cloudera Data Platform to help customers vastly accelerate their data ...Full Article

High-performance Spark: Improving on big data’s swiss army knife to enable AI
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In their widely followed 2017 Hype Cycle for Data Management, Gartner’s declaration that Hadoop was “obsolete before plateau” marked a fascinating milestone in the evolution of big data. Big ...Full Article

Overstock.com Sparks Customer Insights from Decades of Data – ‘Fast Is Never Fast Enough’

We often hear that online retail is among the business sectors furthest along on its digital transformation and AI journeys. Overstock.com , the giant (2017 revenues: $1.75 billion) internet ...Full Article

Mesosphere’s Investors Bet on Multicloud

Demand for capabilities like machine learning and distributed databases are attracting investors looking to cash in on the shift to micro- and other exascale services running on hybrid cloud ...Full Article

IBM Extends Mainframe Support to Anaconda

IBM is expanding its embrace of big data analytics to include support on its open source mainframe for the Anaconda stack used by Python programmers. The company (NYSE: IBM) ...Full Article

Pure Storage Makes Splash With ‘Big Data Flash’

As data intensive storage workloads proliferate across a range of industries, storage vendors are attempting to upgrade and scale their platforms to speed the analysis of a torrent of ...Full Article

Bullish Hadoop Forecast Despite Spark Hype

Despite major market inroads being made by Apache Spark, a new forecast estimates the global market for the Hadoop big data framework will continue to grow at a healthy ...Full Article

IBM Shifts Spark Development to its Cloud

IBM upped its investment in Apache Spark this week via a cloud-based development platform that would expand data science and developer access to various flavors of Spark, including a ...Full Article

IBM Launches Mainframe Platform for Spark

IBM is expanding its embrace of Apache Spark with the release of a mainframe platform that would allow the emerging open-source analytics framework to run natively on the company's ...Full Article

15X Spark Speed-ups Coming to the Open Source Community, Say HPE and Hortonworks

Hortonworks and HPE this week announced a collaboration to enable enterprise-wide Apache Spark implementation, an effort based on work done to the Spark kernel by HPE Labs that the ...Full Article
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