In-Memory Computing Planet Blogs and Events

IMC Planet presents in-memory computing blogs and events from around the world. Read the latest in-memory computing news here. Submit your RSS feed or post your upcoming events and help the in-memory computing community stay up to date on the latest developments.

Apr
18
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

Technology is causing a transformation of the media and entertainment industry.  Never before has video been so large and so lifelike.  Higher resolution imaging standards are evolving from HD to 4K/UHD to 6K/8K.       And the growth of VR content – with its inches-from-eyeball resolutions – drives resolutions even higher.  Technology also is forcing faster production ...continue reading Next Generation Storage for Video Post-Production and Content Creation Workflows

The post Next Generation Storage for Video Post-Production and Content Creation Workflows appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Apr
18
2018
Posted by Redis Labs Tech Blog

Redis is a simple, yet powerful in-memory database platform with use cases ranging from session management, queues and pub/sub to general-purpose cache. With its persistence and in-memory replication capabilities, Redis Enterprise is also used as a primary datastore. As a freelancer, I frequently use Redis to overcome unique problems. In one project, our use case... Read more »

The post Redis to Manage Storage Replication appeared first on Redis Labs.

 
Apr
18
2018
Posted by Kinetica in Motion

In 2012, Everlane CEO Michael Preysman told the New York Times, “We are going to shut the company down before we go to physical retail.” Everlane, often called “J. Crew for millennials,” was established in 2011 as an online, direct-to-consumer …

 
Apr
18
2018
Posted by IBM Research Blog
Late last year Nairobi-based Twiga Foods, a business-to-business logistics platform for kiosks and food stalls in Africa, was looking to expand its logistic services into a total market ecosystem by adding financial services for its clients. Grant Brooke, co-founder the $13 million start-up explains, “Previously, we were focused on helping farmers distribute bananas, tomatoes, onions and […]
 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
Google workloads for consumer devices: mitigating data movement bottlenecks Boroumand et al., ASPLOS’18 What if your mobile device could be twice as fast on common tasks, greatly improving the user experience, while at the same time significantly extending your battery life? This is the feat that the authors of today’s paper pull-off, using a technique […]
 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

As the online sales industry grows and the role of warehousing—and warehouses themselves—get bigger, having accurate inventory counts is essential to any business’ bottom line. This accuracy allows businesses, especially those with an online presence, to: Ship orders faster and deliver better customer service—even when they’ve outsourced their warehouse operations and have no control over ...continue reading Using Drones to Shift the Inventory Check Operations Model

The post Using Drones to Shift the Inventory Check Operations Model appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

Why, in the physical store, do we consistently ignore one of the biggest influences on the decision path? Let’s talk about recommendations. There should be little debate as to the importance of recommendations in shopper decision-making. The past decades of decision science research make clear that shoppers will regularly pursue the least-demanding path to purchase. ...continue reading Why Does the Store Ignore the Recommendations that Shoppers Value?

The post Why Does the Store Ignore the Recommendations that Shoppers Value? appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

Whether you’re a silicon chip manufacturer like Intel, or interested in other high-performance computing (HPC) environments like the life sciences, oil and gas, aeronautical, and automobile industries, faster throughput is an important metric when evaluating a computing solution. Intel IT recently conducted tests of a dual-socket server based on the latest Intel® Xeon® Platinum 8168 ...continue reading Get Faster Throughput with the Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family

The post Get Faster Throughput with the Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

Once a picturesque summer retreat for the prominent Girona-Agrafel family of Spain in the 19th Century, the Torre Girona stands as a center for advanced knowledge today and, most notably, the Barcelona Supercomputing Center’s (BSC) MareNostrum 4. The 11.1 petaFLOP cluster ranks 16th on the November Top500 list1, and is powered by over 165,000 Intel® ...continue reading Giving New Life to Old Data with High Performance Computing

The post Giving New Life to Old Data with High Performance Computing appeared first on IT Peer Network.

 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by IBM Research Blog
Today, we are entering the era of cognitive computing, which holds great promise in deriving intelligence and knowledge from huge volumes of data. One of the biggest challenges in using these huge volumes of data is the fundamental design of today’s computers, which are based on the von Neumann architecture, requiring data to be shuttled […]
 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by IBM distributed deep learning blog

The beginning of 2018 saw the launch of IBM’s scale-out family of IBM POWER9 servers. Previously, IBM launched the AC922 server, the AI and HPC-dedicated system with embedded GPUs, a truly revolutionary offering in this space. But what is the story behind the POWER9 server? The secret lies in the POWER line of processors, graduated […]

The post A brief history of POWER appeared first on IBM IT Infrastructure Blog.

 
Apr
17
2018
Posted by IBM Research Blog
Recent years have seen tremendous advances in the development of artificial intelligence (AI). Modern AI systems achieve human-level performance on cognitive tasks such as recognizing objects in images, annotating videos, converting speech to text, or translating between different languages. Many of these breakthrough results are based on Deep Neural Networks (DNNs). DNNs are complex machine […]
 
Apr
16
2018
Posted by The Morning Paper
Securing wireless neurostimulators Marin et al., CODASPY’18 There’s a lot of thought-provoking material in this paper. The subject is the security of a class of Implantable Medical Devices (IMD) called neurostimulators. These are devices implanted under the skin near the clavicle, and connected directly to the patient’s brain through several leads. They can help to […]
 
Apr
16
2018
Posted by Intel IP Peer Network

The automotive and transportation industries are experiencing a metamorphosis. Historically, vehicles have been isolated chunks of metal, with no ability to interact with each other or with the world around them. But a new vision is becoming reality: connected vehicles and autonomous vehicles. At the core of this transformation is the 5G standard, with its ...continue reading 5G Is Key to Fully Realizing Connected and Autonomous Vehicles

The post 5G Is Key to Fully Realizing Connected and Autonomous Vehicles appeared first on IT Peer Network.