Inside Advanced Scale Challenges|Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Life Sciences

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

AgriGenomics: A Hungry World and the Hunt for Higher Yield Wheat

With global wheat production down and human populations up, better insight into wheat - improving yields along with drought and pathogen resistance - is critical to meeting future global ...Full Article

EnterpriseHPC Summit: The How and Why HPC is Burgeoning in the Commercial Sphere

The annual EnterpriseHPC Summit, produced by EnterpriseTech and HPCwire and held in San Diego this week, featured presentations and participation from some of the major thought leaders at the ...Full Article

DDN Launches High-Performance NAS Solution for Enterprise Data Life Cycle Management

DataDirect Networks (DDN), the advanced scale storage market leader, this morning announced a high-performance network attached storage (NAS) solution designed to keep pace with the data onslaught in the ...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

AWS Acquires NICE Compute-Intensive Cloud and Visualization Technologies

In announcing its acquisition of NICE, the Italy-based software-as-a-service provider for high performance and technical computing, Amazon and AWS not only acquire technology for optimizing customers’ HPC, cloud and ...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

Giving Businesses Access to the World’s No. 2 Supercomputer for ‘the Intractable Problem’

If you’ve blown through the limitations of a cluster that can’t handle your modeling workloads, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Titan system is the stuff dreams are made of. Number ...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
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