Inside Extreme Scale Tech|Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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IBM Insists It’s Open to Open Source

IBM Insists It’s Open to Open Source

The annual Red Hat Summit, held in Boston last week, is something of revival tent for open ...

Blazent Pulls Big Data Pieces Together

Blazent Pulls Big Data Pieces Together

Despite the allure of analytics, many enterprises still struggle with siloed information in disparate formats, forced together ...

Dell Pushes Hyperscale Boundaries with New PowerEdge

Dell Pushes Hyperscale Boundaries with New PowerEdge

With today’s introduction of the PowerEdge C6320, Dell continues its drive to propel high performance computing outside ...

Nallatech Plugs New FPGA Card

Nallatech Plugs New FPGA Card

Nallatech claims to address price and performance with today’s introduction of its 385A production-ready server-qualified FPGA card. ...

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June 29, 2015(0)
The annual Red Hat Summit, held in Boston last week, is something of revival tent for open source where the pulpits are plentiful and so are smiling believers. Indeed it’s hard to dispute the powerful innovation springing from open source. The RH Summit, which started 11 years ago as a modest celebration of open source (mostly Red Hat Linux), ... Full article
June 24, 2015(0)
Despite the allure of analytics, many enterprises still struggle with siloed information in disparate formats, forced together via unwieldy manual processes that deliver only partial results. Combine this with the reality of shadow IT, incomplete knowledge about core systems, and the anticipated Internet of Things (IoT) explosion, and the promise of big data could fizzle for some enterprises. Blazent ...
June 23, 2015(0)
With today’s introduction of the PowerEdge C6320, Dell continues its drive to propel high performance computing outside its traditional comfort zone of engineering or research and development and into general business enterprise applications. “We recognize that beyond the hyperscale space there’s an opportunity to offer this type of product,” Brian Payne, executive director of product management and product strategy ...
June 19, 2015(0)
Nallatech claims to address price and performance with today’s introduction of its 385A production-ready server-qualified FPGA card. The 385A, which is available now, is a half-height, half-length PCIe Gen 3 card that includes Altera’s floating-point enabled Arria 10 FPGA family, designed to deliver up to 1.5 Tflops of floating point performance. The card includes two independent banks of SDRAM ...
June 15, 2015(1)
IBM has jumped on the Apache Spark bandwagon, revealing it would throw its considerable weight behind the open source big data project that has been gaining momentum over the last year. IBM said Monday (June 15) it would integrate Spark software into the “core” of its analytics and commerce platforms while offering Apache Spark as a service on its ...
June 12, 2015(1)
Dr. Ren Wu vigorously denies the charges of cheating that led Baidu to reportedly fire the head of its Heterogeneous Computing team after the Chinese search engine developer’s supercomputer team was accused of cheating in an artificial intelligence competition. “We didn’t break any rules, and the allegation of cheating is completely baseless,” Wu told Enterprise Technology via email. (Wu was ...
June 10, 2015(0)
To derive full value from the Internet of Things (IoT), organizations must integrate existing networks, databases, and applications with new sensors, field management systems, and related technologies. Solutions tying all these systems together must be secure, backward compatible, and open, working with multiple vendors’ offerings with little or no customization required. After all, IoT is expected to surge to ...
June 1, 2015(1)
Intel is targeting the integration of its processors with FPGAs in the datacenter and for the Internet of Things (IoT) with its $16.7 billion deal announced Monday (June 1) to acquire programmable logic vendor Altera Corp. The world’s largest chipmaker said the combination would “enable new classes of products” based on its Xeon processors and Altera’s FPGAs, a technology ...
May 15, 2015(0)
If nothing else, the Internet of Things certainly does generate a lot of research reports. The latest comes from the respected management consulting firm McKinsey & Co. that zeroes in on the semiconductor industry’s substantial stakes in the success of the IoT. McKinsey and the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA), whose members include key chip makers like ARM Ltd., Broadcom, ...
May 13, 2015(0)
The other shoe has dropped in the race to define the conceptual framework called the Internet of Things as technology juggernaut Samsung Electronics unveiled its vision that is built around a cloud-based development platform Speaking at the IOT World conference in San Francisco this week, Young Sohn, Samsung Electronics president and chief strategy officer, said the Samsung IoT platform ...
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