Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Friday, June 21, 2024

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Intel Charges Spark Workloads with Optane Persistent Memory

Intel didn’t wow chip lovers earlier this year with the launch of its 2nd Generation Intel Xeon Scalable processors “Cascade Lake” processors, which are based on the same 14nm ...Full Article

SAP Seals Altiscale Deal

SAP completed it acquisition of big data analytics startup Altiscale Inc. this week, saying it would fold Altiscale's data cloud and Hadoop services into its existing SAP HANA cloud ...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

Nielsen and Intel Migrate HPC Efficiency and Data Analytics to Big Data

Nielsen has collaborated with Intel to migrate important pieces of HPC technology into Nielsen’s big-data analytic workflows including MPI, mature numerical libraries from NAG (the Numerical Algorithms Group), as ...Full Article

Spreading Spark Enterprise-wide

Spark is in in the spotlight. Companies with big data analytics needs are increasingly looking at the open source framework for lightning quick in-memory performance – reputedly up to ...Full Article

Lifting the Fog of Spark Adoption

If you’re stymied by the prospect of deploying Spark for the first time, Craig Lukasic, senior solution architect at Zaloni, offers tips and insights for overcoming some of the ...Full Article

How Uber Uses Big Data to Optimize Customer Experience

If you’ve ever used Uber, you’re aware of how ridiculously simple the process is. You press a button, a car shows up, you go for a ride, and you ...Full Article

Summer School: MOOCs for Technologists

Summer means the end of class for many youngsters, but it's an ideal time for HPC and IT professionals to take advantage of free and low-cost online educational programs ...Full Article
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