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WekaIO Announces Results with NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage in Microsoft Research Lab

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 22, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), the data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, enterprise technical computing and high-performance data analytics (HPDA), announced today results of testing conducted with Microsoft, which showed that the Weka File System (WekaFS) produced among the greatest aggregate NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage throughput numbers of all storage systems tested to […]

The New and Evolving Role of the Chief Data Officer

In this sponsored post, Ken Grohe, President and Chief Revenue Officer for WekaIO, discusses the newest title in the C-Suite, the CDO: Chief Data Officer. As of 2018, almost 68 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have a CDO, yet according to Gartner, “The Chief Data Officer role is still new, untested, and amorphous.” More organizations will recognize that a savvy CDO delivers a return on investment, and as enterprise data stores grow, so do the returns.

Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation Picks WekaIO Data Platform for Drug Discovery

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 2, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), maker of fastest-growing data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning, life sciences research and high performance data analytics (HPDA), today announced that the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) has implemented Weka’s Limitless Data Platform to simplify, speed up, and scale their mixed workloads. By using Weka, OMRF said it can run more and concurrent research jobs in […]

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.

Storage as a Service in AWS

In this sponsored post, Shailesh Manjrekar, Head of AI and Strategic Alliances, WekaIO, explores “storage as a service” in using AWS, and how this is made possible with Weka’s Limitless Data Platform. And you can plan your cluster on Amazon EC2 with Weka’s self-service tools that help you configure the most cost-efficient Amazon EC2 instance based on the storage and performance requirements of your application.

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.

WekaIO Launches Hybrid Cloud ‘Limitless Data Platform’

WekaIO (Weka) today announced the Limitless Data Platform — described by the company as a simple, fast and scalable platform for running modern enterprise workloads, such as artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research and high-performance data analytics (HPDA). The Weka data platform offers enterprise features designed to help store, protect and manage data in […]

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs – Part 2

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.

10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI – Part 2

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.