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Dec
12
2018
Posted by All Things Distributed

In April 2017, Amazon Web Services announced that it would launch a new AWS infrastructure region Region in Sweden. Today, I'm happy to announce that the AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region, our 20th Region globally, is now generally available for use by customers.

The AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region is our fifth European Region, joining Dublin, Frankfurt, London, and Paris. With this launch, AWS now provides 60 Availability Zones, with another 12 zones and four Regions expected to come online by 2020 in Bahrain, Cape Town, Hong Kong, and Milan.

Starting today, developers, startups, and enterprises—as well as government, education, and non-profit organizations—can use the new AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region. They can run applications in Sweden, serve end users across the Nordics with lower latency, and leverage advanced technologies such as containers, serverless computing, and more.

The opening of the AWS Europe…

 
Dec
11
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
GraphIt: a high-performance graph DSL Zhang et al., OOPSLA’18 See also: http://graphit-lang.org/. The problem with finding the optimal algorithm and data structures for a given problem is that so often it depends. This is especially true when it comes to graph algorithms. It is difficult to implement high-performance graph algorithms. The performance bottlenecks of these […]
 
Dec
11
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

Recently, the Intel® SSD "ruler" form factor won the International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) Gold Award for 2018. This award, distributed by the International Designers Society of America (IDSA) to 24 products this year, is a "benchmark of design and is unweathered by shifting fads or transitory styling". The IDSA website states that "Gold winners ...continue reading Built with Purpose, Designed for Performance

The post Built with Purpose, Designed for Performance appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Dec
11
2018
Posted by GridGain Systems Blog

Previously, we looked at how to use GridGain® and Kafka® using a local installation. Let’s now look at an example where we deploy in the Cloud. We will use the GridGain Cloud and the Confluent Cloud environments.

If you'd like to follow along with this example, ensure that you meet the required prerequisites first:

 
Dec
11
2018
Posted by Redis Labs Tech Blog

It’s that time of year! No, I don’t mean the seasons changing. It’s RedisConf CfP time! This is your opportunity to talk about Redis in front of a gathering of fellow geeks. RedisConf ‘19 will be held April 2-3 at San Francisco’s Pier 27. That might seem like a long time from now, but we’re... Read more »

The post How to share your Redis geek story at RedisConf ‘19 appeared first on Redis Labs.

 
Dec
11
2018
Posted by IBM Research Blog
In sub-Saharan Africa, more than 60 percent of crops are managed manually, with less than 20 percent managed by tractors and other machinery, an unsustainable model as food demand increases due to population growth averaging 11 million per year. In addition, up to 50 percent of farmers suffer post-harvest losses annually due to poor planting […]
 
Dec
10
2018
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
IMAGE publisher: TED org. podcast series: the TED Interview episode title: Ray Kurzweil: on what the future holds next episode: no. 8 date: December 2018 host: Chris Anderson bio:  producer + curator of TED guest: Ray Kurzweil bio: futurist, inventor, best selling author the podcast series: the TED Interview Celebrated host Chris Anderson speaks with [...]
 
Dec
10
2018
Posted by IBM distributed deep learning blog

Artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning projects are happening in every industry and research team across the globe. According to IDC[1], by 2019 40 percent of digital transformation initiatives will use AI services; by 2021, 75 percent of commercial enterprise apps will use AI, over 90 percent of consumers will interact with customer support […]

The post Introducing SpectrumAI with NVIDIA DGX appeared first on IBM IT Infrastructure Blog.

 
Dec
10
2018
Posted by GridGain Systems Blog

RSVP now for our Dec. 12 webinar and learn how to complement a Relational DBMS for Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) by leveraging the massive parallel processing and SQL capabilities of Apache Ignite.

 
Dec
10
2018
Posted by IBM Research Blog
For decades, IBM Research has been pushing the limits of what AI technology can do. We’ve published our work in top conferences and worked with our clients and product teams to deliver real value to people through advances in technology. Now, we’re taking some of that technology and handing it over to you, so that […]
 
Dec
10
2018
Posted by Redis Labs Tech Blog

This December, Redis Labs — the company behind Redis — is headed to KubeCon and CloudNativeCon in Seattle. Redis is a NoSQL in-memory database and is known for its simplicity and efficient performance. Furthermore, Redis is also the most popular database on Stackoverflow and has surpassed one billion container downloads on Docker Hub. While in... Read more »

The post Redis Labs is headed to KubeCon and CloudNativeCon appeared first on Redis Labs.

 
Dec
10
2018
Posted by IBM distributed deep learning blog

Artificial intelligence, the erstwhile fascination of sci-fi aficionados and the perennial holy grail of computer scientists, is now ubiquitous in the lexicon of business. Now more modern-business-imperative than fiction, the world is moving toward AI adoption fast. According to Forrester Research, AI adoption is ramping up. 63 percent[1] of business technology decision makers are implementing, […]

The post Building your AI data pipeline appeared first on IBM IT Infrastructure Blog.

 
Dec
09
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
MadMax: surviving out-of-gas conditions in ethereum smart contracts Grech et al., OOPSLA’18 We’re transitioning to look at a selection of papers from the recent OOPSLA conference this week. MadMax won a distinguished paper award, and makes a nice bridge from the CCS blockchain papers we were looking at last week. Analysis and verification of smart […]
 
Dec
06
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
RapidChain: scaling blockchain via full sharding Zamani et al., CCS’18 RapidChain is a sharding-based public blockchain protocol along the lines of OmniLedger that we looked at earlier in the year. RapidChain is resilient to Byzantine faults from up to 1/3 of its participants, requires no trusted setup, and can achieve more than 7,300 tx/sec with […]
 
Dec
06
2018
Posted by GridGain Systems Blog

GridGain Systems was awarded numerous industry honors during the course of 2018. The recognition came from an array of prestigious tech awards and industry lists, including Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Inc.