Inside Advanced Scale Challenges|Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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Life Sciences

Drug Developers Enlist Google Cloud HPC in the Fight Against ALS

Within the haystack of a lethal disease such as ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Lou Gehrig's Disease) there exists, somewhere, the molecular needle that will pierce this therapy-resistant affliction. ...Full Article

Industry Voice Added to U.S. Drive to Exascale

A federally-funded effort to deliver HPC systems 50 times faster than today's supercomputers has added a business perspective to the multi-year development project, which one industry observer said could ...Full Article

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
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