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10 Questions to Ask When Starting With AI

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.

Things to Know When Assessing, Piloting, and Deploying GPUs

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 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. […]

WekaIO Provides Update on its Global Partner Program

Campbell, CA – December 8, 2020 – WekaIO (Weka), the high-performance and scalable NVMe-optimized file storage company, today celebrated the success of its Weka Innovation Network (WIN), a Global Partner Program, enabling channel partners to sell WekaFS in such markets as life sciences, financial services, and GPU-accelerated technical computing in the enterprise. Launched in November 2019, WIN […]

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.

WekaIO Wins Best of Show for Innovative AI Application at Flash Memory Summit

Nov. 11, 2020 – WekaIO (Weka), a specialist in high-performance and scalable NVMe-optimized file storage, today announced that Weka AI was honored with Flash Memory Summit’s 2020 Best of Show Award for Most Innovative AI (Artificial Intelligence) Application at today’s FMS virtual awards ceremony. FMS, the storage industry conference focused on flash technology innovation, has recognized the […]

WekaIO Announces Cloud-Native, Unified Storage Solutions for Data Lifecycle

CAMPBELL, Calif. – October 27, 2020 –  WekaIO (Weka), the leader in high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today announced a transformative cloud-native storage solution underpinned by the world’s fastest file system, WekaFS, that unifies and simplifies the data pipeline for performance-intensive workloads and accelerated DataOps. Weka has developed reference architectures (RAs) with leading […]

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.

WekaIO Expands Cloud Offering with Kubernetes Container Storage Interface

CAMPBELL, Calif. – August 18, 2020 – WekaIO (Weka), provider of high-performance, scalable file storage for data-intensive applications, today introduced the Kubernetes (K8s) CSI (Container Storage Interface) plugin, allowing its customers to deliver Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) functionality utilizing the Weka File System (WekaFS), the world’s fastest and most scalable parallel file system for high performance workloads. Stateful applications […]

Intel Optane Persistent Memory Tops IO500 List

Intel announced today that its Optane persistent memory (PMem), in combination with Intel’s open-source distributed asynchronous object storage (DAOS) solution, has taken the no. 1 position on the Virtual Institute for I/O IO500 list for file system performance. Intel said DAOS, with 30 servers of Intel Optane PMem, came in ahead of systems on the […]