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4 Cloud Vendors Held 67% of $129B Market in Q4

Data researched by Trading Platforms indicates that the top four cloud infrastructure vendors accounted for 67 percent of the market share during Q4 2020. Amazon Web Services had the largest share at 32 percent, followed by Microsoft Azure at 20 percent. Google Cloud had 9 percent, while Alibaba Cloud accounted for 6 percent. During Q3 2020, […]

Qumulo Expands Cloud Q Offering on AWS 

Seattle – January 28, 2021 – File system data management specialist Qumulo today announced expanded Cloud Q configurations available through the AWS Marketplace. Qumulo said the cloud file offering is designed to deliver two benefits: lower the cost of file data management; and increases the range of performance options, enabling more efficient AWS infrastructure utilization for […]

SingleStore Adds AWS Glue for Simpler Cloud Data Integration

San Francisco – Jan. 6, 2021 – Database company SingleStore, for operational analytics and modern applications, today unveiled native support for AWS Glue, expanding its cloud data integration. This enables developers, data engineers, and data scientists to build with SingleStore on Amazon Web Services (AWS) more easily. AWS Glue is a serverless data preparation service […]

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 […]

Pure Storage Announces Pure as-a-Service in AWS

Mountain View, Calif. – December 15, 2020 — Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG) today announced the availability of Pure as-a-Service in AWS Marketplace and a new Cloud Block Store Efficiency Guarantee program. Pure Storage works with AWS to drive applications that run across AWS Regions and AWS Outposts and leverage the agility and innovation of private, edge, SaaS and clouds simultaneously. Today’s announcements are […]

AWS and Arm Demonstrate Electronic Design Automation in the Cloud

Seattle – Amazon Web Services has announced that Arm, a global leader in semiconductor design and silicon intellectual property development and licensing, will leverage AWS for its cloud use, including the vast majority of its electronic design automation (EDA) workloads. Arm is migrating EDA workloads to AWS, leveraging AWS Graviton2-based instances (powered by Arm Neoverse […]

AWS and Intel Announce Gaudi (Habana)-based EC2 Instances for AI Training

As customer validations go, it’s safe to say AWS is at the high end – *cough* – of any vendor’s wish list. So it’s understandable that Intel is crowing about a notable win for Gaudi AI co-processors from Habana Labs, an Intel company – particularly in light of Intel’s difficulties gaining a foothold in the […]

HPC-Scale Data Management for the Enterprise That’s Easier and More Cost-Efficient than NAS

In this sponsored post, Shailesh Manjrekar, Head of AI and Strategic Alliances, WekaIO, discusses how WekaFS is designed to enable organizations to maximize the full value of their high-powered IT investments – compute, networking and storage. The latest evolution of Weka technology includes new features designed to deliver ease-of-management and performance, at any scale, with a unified global namespace from flash to object storage to the cloud.

AWS Launches Nvidia GPU-Driven EC2 P4d Instances for AI, HPC

Amazon Web Services today announced the general availability of Amazon EC2 P4d Instances powered by Nvidia GPUs with EC2 UltraClusters capability delivering 3x faster performance, up to 60 percent lower cost, and 2.5x more GPU memory for machine learning training and HPC workloads compared to previous-generation P3 instances, according to AWS. The company said P4d […]

HPC End User Survey: Intel Xeon Still Dominates but AMD EPYC Gaining

Industry analyst firm Intersect360 has released partial results from an HPC end-user survey identifying the top user-rated processors, servers and cloud vendors. The key finding, according firm CEO Addison Snell: the disconnect between the HPC users, who want integration of Nvidia GPUs with CPUs from Intel or AMD, over against HPC vendors developing their own integrated solutions.