Inside Advanced Scale Challenges|Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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Healthcare

GPU-based Deep Learning Enhances Drug Discovery Says Startup

Sifting through the avalanche of life sciences (LS) data for insight is an interesting and important challenge. Many approaches are used with varying degrees of success. Recently, improved hardware ...Full Article

Hospitals Take ‘Measured’ Approach to Cloud

Under heavy ransomware attack, hospitals are expected to boost IT spending over the next several years with a particular emphasis on hybrid cloud services like disaster recovery as hackers ...Full Article

Healthcare Conundrum Overcome: Protecting and Sharing Patient Data

The healthcare industry wrestles with a perennial dilemma: protecting sensitive patient data versus the need to amass and distribute patient datasets at scale among multiple hospitals to enhance medical ...Full Article

Critical Infrastructure Goes Open Source

The electrical grid, water, roads and bridges—the infrastructure we take for granted—is seldom noticed until it's unavailable. The burgeoning open source software movement is taking steps to help rebuild ...Full Article

GPU-driven Mobile Device for Deep Learning Medical Diagnostics – at Scale, at the Edge, at ‘the Roof of the World’

By bringing to India, Bangladesh and Nepal a low-cost, GPU-driven mobile device trained to recognize chronic disease “signatures” in medical images, a healthcare start-up is building a distributed cognitive ...Full Article

Data Wrangling ‘Decoder Ring’ Homogenizes Polyglot Data Lakes

As Hadoop data lakes grow – fed by multiple data sources in multiple data formats – the task of pulling insight from the lake becomes increasingly challenging. In fact, ...Full Article

UK Using Cognitive Computing in Personalized Medicine Push

As the pharmaceutical industry moves from the era of “blockbuster” drug discovery (developing a single drug that targets large numbers of people with a particular disease) to the era ...Full Article

Handicapping IBM/OpenPOWER’s Odds for Success

2016 promises to be pivotal in the IBM/OpenPOWER effort to claim a non-trivial chunk of the Intel-dominated high-end server landscape. Big Blue’s stated goal of 20-to-30 percent market share ...Full Article

As Data Analytics Workload Complexity Explodes, FPGAs May Find a Niche in Enterprise Clusters

It’s the holiday season and out of the milling hordes of shoppers at a brick-and-mortar store, an individual consumer approaches the jewelry department. His cell phone is on, releasing ...Full Article

GPU-Accelerated Deep Neural Nets Look for Cures that Already Exist

Discovering cures for cancer, for Alzheimer's, for multiple sclerosis, for Parkinson’s, for the halting and reversing of aging itself, may not require the development of new drugs. It may ...Full Article
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