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Nvidia Launches AI, HPC Storefront on AWS Marketplace

Nvidia has issued a blog announcing the availability of more than 20 NGC software resources for free in AWS Marketplace, targeting deployments in healthcare, conversational AI, HPC, robotics and data science. The company’s NGC catalogue provides GPU-optimized software for machine/deep learning and high-performance computing, and the new offering on AWS Marketplace is designed “to help […]

WekaIO and Rancher Labs in Alliance to Simplify Kubernetes Deployments

CAMPBELL, Calif. – December 16, 2020 – WekaIO (Weka), specializing in high-performance and scalable NVMe-optimized file storage, today announced that Weka File System (WekaFS), with its Kubernetes Container Storage Interface (CSI) plug-in, has completed interoperability testing with Rancher Labs’ Kubernetes management platform. Together, the companies will offer enterprises an integrated, end-to-end tested solution for DataOps. […]

‘Let’s Talk Exascale’: Storing and Managing Exa-class Data Volumes

In this new edition of “Let’s Talk Exascale” from the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project, the ECP’s Scott Gibson talks with Jim Ahrens of Los Alamos National Laboratory about the project’s data and visualization portfolio. As Ahrens said in this interview, “We can compute much faster than we can save and store data these […]

IBM to Acquire Performance Monitoring Company Instana for Hybrid Cloud and AI

IBM today announced plans to acquire Instana, an application performance monitoring and observability company. IBM said the acquisition will help businesses better manage applications spanning the hybrid clouds and that it strengthens IBM’s  AI-powered automation capabilities. Financial details were not disclosed. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close within several […]

At SC20: A Bridge to ‘Ponte Vecchio’: Argonne Aurora Developers Using Substitute Intel Xe-HP GPUs

Intel and Argonne National Laboratory said today they are using GPUs based on Intel’s Xe-HP microarchitecture and Intel oneAPI toolkits for development of scientific applications to be used on the Aurora exascale system — in anticipation of later delivery of Intel 7nm ‘Ponte Vecchio’ GPUs, which will drive Aurora when the delayed system is deployed […]

At SC20: XTREME-D Launches AI Gateway on AXXE-L

Palo Alto, CA, Nov. 16, 2020 – HPC Cloud company XTREME-D today announced AI Gateway, which simplifies the process of building a deep neural network (DNN). The product is currently available in Japan and will be integrated into XTREME-D’s flagship product, AXXE-L by XTREME-D, and be available worldwide next quarter (for more information, see this […]

Cambridge Quantum Computing Announces Update to t|ket⟩ Quantum Software Development Kit (Q-SDK)

Oct. 15, 2020 – Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC) today announced the latest version of t|ket〉(pronounced “ticket”), its high-performance quantum software development kit (Q-SDK), which now enables quantum circuit execution on Amazon Braket, a fully managed quantum computing service from Amazon Web Services (AWS), and IonQ quantum computers as well as application development on the Windows […]

Dell EMC Unveils New PowerEdge XE Servers, Updates OpenManage Systems Management

Dell EMC today announced new PowerEdge XE servers, updated its OpenManage systems management and monitoring software and revealed a code collaboration with Splunk for Redfish protocol telemetry data ingestion and analytics. The company said the new PowerEdge XE7100 is the industry’s highest-density 5U storage server with flexible configuration options engineered for video analytics, media-streaming and […]

OpenPOWER Foundation Unveils IBM Hardware/Software Contributions at OpenPOWER Summit

Today at OpenPOWER Summit 2020, IBM announced it is contributing two technologies to the OpenPOWER community: the A2O Power processor core, an “out-of-order” follow-up to the A2I core and associated FPGA environment; and Open Cognitive Environment (Open-CE), based on IBM’s PowerAI, designed to enable improved consumability of AI and deep learning frameworks The contributions follow […]

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 […]