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Nvidia to Acquire Arm for $40 Billion – Jensen Huang Comments on ‘the Next Major Computing Platform’

Nvidia and SoftBank Group Corp. (SBG) have announced an agreement under which Nvidia will acquire Arm Limited from SBG and the SoftBank Vision Fund in a transaction valued at $40 billion. As part of Nvidia, “Arm will continue to operate its open-licensing model while maintaining the global customer neutrality that has been foundational to its […]

What Do You Mean “What’s My Workload?” I Have Hundreds of Them!

In this sponsored post, Curtis Anderson, Senior Software Architect at Panasas, Inc., takes a look at what Panasas is calling Dynamic Data Acceleration (DDA) and how it dramatically improves HPC performance in a mixed-workload environment. DDA is a new, proprietary software feature of the Panasas PanFS® parallel file system that utilizes a carefully architected combination of technologies to get the most out of all the storage devices in the subsystem.

ScienceLogic Named Top AIOps Provider by EMA

Reston, VA – Sept. 10, 2020 – ScienceLogic, provider of monitoring solutions for multi-cloud management and hybrid IT infrastructure, has been recognized for AIOps leadership in Enterprise Management Associates (EMA) AIOps Radar Report. From among 17 AIOps vendors, EMA ranked ScienceLogic no. 1 “Value Leader” in Incident, Performance, & Availability Management for Product Strength and “Strong Value” […]

Teradata Expands Data Science Collaboration Capabilities

Cloud data analytics specialist Teradata has released collaborative features to its Vantage platform designed to reduce the friction between data scientists, business analysts, data engineers and business managers – some of whom may use different tools and languages. Enhancements include expanded native support for R and Python, with the ability to call more Vantage-native analytic […]

Rescale Announces Appointments to its Executive Ranks

San Francisco, Sept. 10, 2020 — Rescale Inc., the leader in enterprise big compute, today announced the appointment of two new senior executives, underscoring the company’s commitment to accelerate global science and engineering breakthroughs through high performance computing. Industry leader Edward Hsu joins Rescale as the company’s first Vice President of Product, where he will […]

Videos, Slides from MUG ’20 Now Available

The MVAPICH User Group Meeting (MUG ’20), built around an implementation of the MPI standard developed by Ohio State University, has posted videos and slides from presentations on a variety of topics at its recent annual conference. The program included keynote talks from Brian van Essen from Lawrence Livermore National Labs and Michael Norman from San Diego Supercomputing […]

Quantum Makes LTO-9 Tape Drives Available for Scalar Tape Libraries

SAN JOSE — Sept. 9, 2020 — Quantum Corp. (NASDAQ: QMCO), a global leader in unstructured data and video solutions, today announced that LTO Ultrium format generation 9 technology will be available in its Scalar i6 and Scalar i6000 tape libraries, and StorNext AEL archive systems beginning in December 2020. By combining the high capacity of LTO-9 tape technology with Quantum Scalar tape libraries, […]

Woman-led Team to Research Human-AI Collaboration in Army Intelligence

The Army Research Office is funding a $617,000 grant for a multi-institutional, majority-female research team for technology-enhanced intelligence analysis led by Dr. Susannah B.F. Paletz, research professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) College of Information Studies. The ARO said the team will soon recruit additional project support from undergraduate students. The research team also includes […]

Video: GigaIO on Optimizing Compute Resources for ML, HPDA and other Advanced Workloads

In this interview, GigaIO CEO Alan Benjamin talks about systems performance problems and wasted compute resources when implementing ML, HPDA and other high demand workloads that involve high data volumes. At issue, Benjamin explains, is today’s rack architecture, which is decades old and unsuited for combinations of CPUs, GPUs and other accelerators needed for advanced computing strategies. The answer: the “composable disaggregated infrastructure.”

Insilico Medicine Launches AI-powered COVIDomic for COVID-19 Research

Santa Clara, CA – Insilico Medicine, a leader in artificial intelligence for drug discovery and development, announced the launch of a system for COVID-19 basic and clinical research. COVIDomic is a foundational technology that enables scientists to use anonymized patient data to integrate with a variety of existing data sets. Bioinformatics and AI tools can […]