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Video: Overview of DDN’s Accelerated, Any-Scale AI

In this video from DDN booth at SC18, Kurt Kuckein from DataDirect Networks presents an overview of DDN A3i: (Accelerated, Any-Scale AI). “Engineered from the ground up for the AI-enabled data center, DDN A³I solutions are fully-optimized to accelerate AI applications and streamline DL workflows for greatest productivity. DDN A³I solutions make AI-powered innovation easy, with faster performance, effortless scale, and simplified operations—all backed by the data at scale experts.”

Video: Will Persistent Memory solve your Performance Problems?

In this video, Thomas Wilhelm shows software developers how they can optimize their application in order to identify if they can benefit from Persistent memory. “Persistent memory is adding a completely novel memory tier to the memory hierarchy that fits between DRAM and SSDs. In this video, we will show software developers how they can analyze their application in order to identify if they will benefit from persistent memory.”

Video: A Glimpse into the Future of I/O

In this video from the DDN User Group at SC18, Sven Oehme from DDN presents: A Glimpse into the Future of I/O. “IME is DDN’s scale-out flash cache that is designed to accelerate applications beyond the capabilities of today’s file systems. IME manages I/O in an innovate way to avoid the bottlenecks and latencies of traditional I/O management and delivers the complete potential of flash all the way to connected applications. IME also features advanced data protection, flexible erasure coding and adaptive I/O routing, which together provide new levels of resilience and performance consistency.”

Video: HPC Market Update

In this video from DDN booth at SC18, Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research presents an HPCMarket Update. “Intersect360 Research’s deep knowledge of HPC, coupled with strong marketing and consulting expertise, results in accurate intelligence for the HPC industry – insights and advice that allow customers to make decisions that are measurably positive to their business. The company’s end-user-focused research is inclusive from both a technology perspective and a usage standpoint, allowing Intersect360 Research to provide its clients with total market models that include both traditional and emerging HPC applications.”

Violin Systems Acquires X-IO Storage on Road to Recovery

Today Violin Systems announced the appointment of a new CEO and the acquisition of X-IO Storage. “This has been a year of rebirth, of growth and of tremendous success for Violin,” said CEO Mark Lewis. “That success has been fueled by advancing the already robust feature set of our flagship product, the addition of a product line that complements our existing portfolio of solutions and a team of individuals committed to ensuring customers around the world have the opportunity to add our consistent extreme performance storage to their data centers. With the tremendous success we achieved this past year, Violin is well positioned to dominate the marketplace in 2019 and beyond.”

Video: How DDN Powers HPC & Ai Applications

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, James Coomer from DDN describes how the company powers HPC and Machine Learning applications. “Organizations around the world are leveraging DDN’s people, technology, performance and innovation to achieve their greatest visions and make revolutionary insights and discoveries! Designed, optimized and right-sized for Commercial HPC, Higher Education and Exascale Computing, our full range of DDN products and solutions are changing the landscape of HPC and delivering the most value with the greatest operational efficiency. Meet with our team of technologists to see how DDN is delivering the most optimized and efficient storage solutions for HPC, AI, and Hybrid Cloud.”

Job of the Week: Data Scientist at Booz Allen

Booz Allen is seeking a Data Scientist in our Job of the Week. “We have an opportunity for you to use your analytical skills to improve geospatial intelligence. You’ll work closely with your customer to understand their questions and needs, then dig into their data-rich environment to find the pieces of their information puzzle. You’ll explore data from various sources, discover patterns and previously hidden insights to address business problems, and use the right combination of tools and frameworks to turn that set of disparate data points into objective answers to help senior leadership make informed decisions. You’ll provide your customer with a deep understanding of their data, what it all means, and how they can use it. Join us as we use data science for good in geospatial intelligence.”

IBM Publishes Compendium of Ai Research Papers

Today IBM Research released a 2018 retrospective and blog essay by Dr. Dario Gil, COO of IBM Research, that provides a sneak-peek into the future of AI. “We have curated a collection of one hundred IBM Research AI papers we have published this year, authored by talented researchers and scientists from our twelve global Labs. These scientific advancements are core to our mission to invent the next set of fundamental AI technologies that will take us from today’s “narrow” AI to a new era of “broad” AI, where the potential of the technology can be unlocked across AI developers, enterprise adopters and end-users.”

Oracle Offers Bare Metal Instances for HPC in the Cloud

In this video from SC18, Karan Batta from Oracle describes how the company provides high performance computing in the Cloud with Bare Metal speed. “Oracle Bare Metal Cloud Services (BMCS) public cloud infrastructure. Oracle BMCS is a new generation of scalable, inexpensive and performant compute, network and storage infrastructure that combines internet cloud scale architecture with enterprise scale-up bare metal capabilities, providing the ideal platform for demanding High Performance Computing workloads.”

How Lenovo is Helping Build Ai Solutions to Solve the World’s Toughest Challenges

In this video from SC18 in Dallas, Madhu Matta from Lenovo describes how the company is driving HPC & Ai technologies for Science, Research, and Enterprises across the globe. “Lenovo cares about solving real-world problems, and working with researchers is one of the best ways to gather insights from those whose daily work involves high-computing data and analytics to do just that.”