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Nov
25
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
BEAT: asynchronous BFT made practical Duan et al., CCS’18 Reaching agreement (consensus) is hard enough, doing it in the presence of active adversaries who can tamper with or destroy your communications is much harder still. That’s the world of Byzantine fault tolerance (BFT). We’ve looked at Practical BFT (PBFT) and HoneyBadger on previous editions of […]
 
Nov
23
2018
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
IMAGE publication: Forbes story title: the World in 2033 deck: Big thinkers + futurists share their thoughts. section: brand voice | SAP author: by Todd Wilms date: February 8, 2013 LOGO — archived with permission — Put yourself back in year 1993. Could you have predicted the success of the web, tablets + smart-phones, private [...]
 
Nov
23
2018
Posted by IBM Research Blog
This week at the International Conference on Data Mining, IBM Research-Ireland scientist Francesco Fusco demonstrated IBM Research Castor, a system for managing time series data and models at scale and on the cloud. Businesses of today run on forecasts. Whether a hunch of what we think is going to happen or the product of carefully […]
 
Nov
22
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
Uncertainty propagation in data processing systems Manousakis et al., SoCC’18 When I’m writing an edition of The Morning Paper, I often imagine a conversation with a hypothetical reader sat in a coffee shop somewhere at the start of their day. There are three levels of takeaway from today’s paper choice: If you’re downing a quick […]
 
Nov
22
2018
Posted by GridGain Systems Blog

Regardless of how mature a data storage technology is, backing-up data is a laborious and difficult task that can cost time, increase stress levels -- and even hit your bottom line.

 
Nov
21
2018
Posted by All Things Distributed

People often ask me if developing for the cloud is any different from developing on-premises software. It really is. In this post, I show some of the reasons why that's true, using the Amazon Redshift team and the approach they have taken to improve the performance of their data warehousing service as an example. The Amazon Redshift team has delivered remarkable gains using a few simple engineering techniques:

  • Leveraging fleet telemetry
  • Verifying benchmark claims
  • Optimizing performance for bursts of user activity

Leveraging fleet telemetry

The biggest difference between developing for the cloud and developing on-premises software is that in the cloud, you have much better access to how your customers are using your services.

Every week, the Amazon Redshift team performs a scan of their fleet and…

 
Nov
21
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

Recently, I posted my blog, “Do You Know What Your Data Center is Up To?,” to jump-start a discussion about making your data center autonomous.  One thing I realized after I posted that first blog is that I didn’t give any technical details. This blog addresses that problem, providing some real “meat” that you can ...continue reading To Collect or Not Collect?

The post To Collect or Not Collect? appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Nov
21
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

I was able to attend the VMWorld Europe conference in Barcelona Spain this month, and it was an amazing experience. Not only did I get to see some unparalleled sights and eat wonderful Barcelona food, I also connected with THE experts in hyperconverged infrastructure, as well as many customers for some great conversations and learning. ...continue reading Small changes, big improvements. Optane & VSAN at HPE Discover.

The post Small changes, big improvements. Optane & VSAN at HPE Discover. appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Nov
21
2018
Posted by The Xoriant blog

Overview Chat Bots are the ongoing trend in the age of Artificial Intelligence, where AI is no longer a futuristic notion, it’s everywhere. Bots are the engaging fundamental for the customers. They are the face of the product or a...

The post Improving User Experience of BOTS – The Next Big Challenge! appeared first on Xoriant Blog.

 
Nov
20
2018
Posted by Insights into In-Memory Computing and Real-time Analytics

Each year Black Friday poses an ever-increasing challenge to ecommerce businesses. This year’s Black Friday will bring even more turmoil according to Adobe’s 2018 online shopping predictions forecast of $5.9B revenue and a growth rate of 17.2% over last year.

The post Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike? appeared first on The GigaSpaces Technologies Blog.

 
Nov
20
2018
Posted by The GigaSpaces Technologies Blog

Each year Black Friday poses an ever-increasing challenge to ecommerce businesses. This year’s Black Friday will bring even more turmoil according to Adobe’s 2018 online shopping predictions forecast of $5.9B revenue and a growth rate of 17.2% over last year.

The post Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike? appeared first on The GigaSpaces Technologies Blog.

 
Nov
20
2018
Posted by The Official GigaSpaces Technologies Blog

Each year Black Friday poses an ever-increasing challenge to ecommerce businesses. This year’s Black Friday will bring even more turmoil according to Adobe’s 2018 online shopping predictions forecast of $5.9B revenue and a growth rate of 17.2% over last year.

The post Are you Ready to Handle the Black Friday Traffic Spike? appeared first on The GigaSpaces Technologies Blog.

 
Nov
20
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
Continuum: a platform for cost-aware low-latency continual learning Tian et al., SoCC’18 Let’s start with some broad approximations. Batching leads to higher throughput at the cost of higher latency. Processing items one at a time leads to lower latency and often reduced throughput. We can recover throughput to a degree by throwing horizontally scalable resources […]
 
Nov
20
2018
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
IMAGE publication: Making Music story title: deck: author: by date: November 15, 2012 — printed in full with permission — Ray Kurzweil was described as “the restless genius” by the Wall Street Journal and “the ultimate thinking machine” by Forbes magazine. The magazine Inc. ranked him no. 8 among entrepreneurs in the US, calling him [...]
 
Nov
20
2018
Posted by Kurzweil Accelerating Intelligence Blog
IMAGE publication: the New York Times story title: the Soul of the New Machine deck: Humans: how the wedding of brain and computer could change the universe author: by Rob Fixmer date: November 6, 1999 — reprinted in full with permission — When Ray Kurzweil discusses human destiny, it is not always clear whether he’s [...]