“In-memory database and analytics solutions enable significant performance gains in analyzing complex and diverse datasets. We’re talking about analysis in seconds or minutes rather than hours or days. This is how you get to real-time insight.”
Today Mellanox announced CloudX, a reference architecture for building efficient cloud platforms.
This week IBM announced a new data-transmission advancement technology that holds promise for speeding the transfer of Big Data between clouds and data centers.
John Gustafson will unveil an all-new approach to parallelism as part of his upcoming keynote at the the Multicore World 2014 conference next week in Auckland, New Zealand. “The Ubox Method, based on a new numerical format that uses metadata to store more information using fewer bits, creates a the richest source of data parallelism since the Monte Carlo method, and redefines what is meant by “high performance.”
SC14 is now accepting Technical Program submissions including Research Papers, Posters, Panels, Tutorials, BOF Sessions, Scientific Visualization and Data Analytics Showcase, Emerging Technologies, and the Doctoral Showcase. The event takes place Nov. 16-21 in New Orleans.
In this slidecast, Doug Miles from Nvidia describes the new features and performance gains in the PGI 2014 release. “The use of accelerators in high performance computing is now mainstream,” said Douglas Miles, director of PGI Software at Nvidia. “With PGI 2014, we are taking another big step toward our goal of providing platform-independent, multi-core and accelerator programming tools that deliver outstanding performance on multiple platforms without the need for extensive, device-specific tuning.”