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10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 4

In this insideHPC Guide, “10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI,” our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 3

In this insideHPC Guide, “10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI,” our friends over at WEKA offer 10 important questions to ask when starting with AI, specifically planning for success beyond the initial stages of a project. Reasons given for these failures include not having a plan ahead of time, not getting executive or business leadership buy-in, or failing to find the proper team to execute the project. Chasing the hot technology trend without having a proper strategy often leads companies down the path of failure.

AIOps Company ScienceLogic Raises $105M from Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital and NewView Capital

Reston, Virginia – February 23, 2021 – ScienceLogic, provider of AI-driven monitoring solutions for hybrid cloud management, announced today that it has raised $105 million in growth financing. Silver Lake Waterman led the company’s Series E round with participation from existing investors Goldman Sachs, Intel Capital and NewView Capital. The investment will support the company’s […]

University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center, Western Digital Leverage AI and Big Data in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Western Digital today said it has partnered with the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center to provide the storage infrastructure for from mammography scans cancer detection. The center’s AI Precision Health Institute (AI-PHI) has deployed the company’s Ultrastar Data60 Hybrid Storage Platform  with 720TB of  hard disk drives (HDDs)  in support of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning […]

Core Scientific Partners with HPE on Greenlake HPC-as-a-Service Offering

Bellevue, WA – Core Scientific, an infrastructure and software solutions provider for artificial intelligence and blockchain, today announced a partnership with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to deliver its software solutions in the new HPE GreenLake cloud services for high performance computing (HPC). HPE GreenLake cloud services for HPC will allow customers to combine the power of an agile, […]

NeuReality Out of Stealth with $8M Seed for AI Compute Infrastructure

Tel Aviv – Feb. 10, 2021 – NeuReality, an Israeli startup developing high performance AI compute for cloud data centers and edge nodes, emerges from stealth today with $8M seed from Cardumen Capital, OurCrowd and Varana Capital to fuel the growth of real-life AI applications running at scale. NeuReality will introduce its first AI platform […]

EPCC Selects Cerebras Systems AI Supercomputer

Los Altos, Calif. & Edinburgh, UK — Cerebras Systems, the high performance artificial intelligence (AI) compute company, and EPCC, the supercomputing centre at the University of Edinburgh, today announced the selection of what Cerebras said is the world’s fastest AI computer, the Cerebras CS-1, for EPCC’s new international data facility for the Edinburgh and southeastern […]

Iteratively Raises $5.4 Million to Address Trust in Data

Seattle, Feb. 4, 2021 — Iteratively, a SaaS tool that helps data and product teams define, instrument and verify their analytics tracking, announces today that it has secured $5.4 million in new capital led by Google’s AI-focused venture fund, Gradient Ventures, with participation from Fika Ventures and early investor PSL Ventures. Zach Bratun-Glennon, Partner at Gradient Ventures, joins the board. […]

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs – Part 3

In this insideHPC Guide, our friends over at WEKA suggest that when organizations decide to move existing applications or new applications to a GPU-influenced system there are many items to consider, such as assessing the new environment’s required components, implementing a pilot program to learn about the system’s future performance, and considering eventual scaling to production levels.

Elbencho – A New Storage Benchmark for AI

Germany, Feb 03, 2021 — Elbencho, a new open-source storage benchmark tool, is now available to help organizations that demand high performance and need to evaluate performance of modern storage systems, optionally including GPUs in the storage access. Elbencho is available for download at: https://github.com/breuner/elbencho Traditionally, storage system vendors published numbers primarily based on simple […]