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Big Data Analysis: Python, R or Both?

New libraries and tools bring Python squarely into the Big Data Fold Coders have strong language preferences, and scientific and math coders are no exception. However, with new tools emerging, some “R” and Python fans may now want to play on the other team. This article from Slashdot Media Contributing …

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Intel: Open-Source Datacenter-Telemetry Framework is First Step to Cloud Automation

Eventually, datacenter hardware will manage its own workload to optimize Cloud performance Intel Corp. has released systems-monitoring software to make Cloud computing more efficient by getting datacenter hardware to manage its own workloads and performance. The monitor, “Snap,” is a modular framework designed to automate performance management of Cloud implementations …

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Intel Reveals Xeon Phi and the Power of Standardized HPCs

New processor helps drive effort to create supercomputing for the masses, but reference architectures and guidance do the real work Intel Corp. has released new details about the next version of its Xeon Phi supercomputing processor, as part of a series of announcements detailing an effort to bring supercomputing closer …

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CPUs Burst Through Myths That Only GPUs Make Machines Learn

Huge boosts of power for Deep Neural Networks in CPU-only solutions Intel Corp. is promoting research into the performance of machine-learning systems it says busts the myth that deep learning systems must rely on GPUs, not CPUs to learn quickly enough to be useful. Tuning algorithms, vectorizing code and using …

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New Intel Security Tech to Keep Data Visible, Safe in Cloud

OpenStack-based Cloud Integrity Technology wraps container-bound workloads, applies policies regardless of location or platform The Cloud is so popular that nearly every company polled for a new Verizon report uses some Cloud services. Half will put the majority of their workloads in the Cloud by 2018. Too bad they can’t …

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Superfast Memory Chip Will Mean Massive Advances on Way for Data Centers

Intel’s Krzanich: Get Set for Powerhouse USB Drive, Ultra-Massive Database, Warp-Speed Storage and More Intel CEO Brian Krzanich took the stage at Oracle’s annual conference earlier this week to help Larry Ellison talk about the transformative impact of Cloud platforms with the analytic power of Big Data clusters and flat-out …

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Intel expands SI, ISV, Cloud support for TAP Big Data analytics

Open source, cloud-based, automated platform makes game-changing analytics available to every company Intel Corp. has announced the first pilot projects demonstrating how customers could use the open-source, cloud-based analytics platform it announced last month. It also announced a series of partner agreements that could make using the Trusted Analytics Platform …

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Xeons Drive Top End of Cloud-Based High Performance Even Higher

Amazon packs 2TB of memory onto Xeon E7s; Microsoft adds E3s for more power, flexibility Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced that it will offer its analytics customers high-performance virtual servers built on Intel Corp.’s most-powerful datacenter processors. These will be loaded with up to 2TB of memory optimized for …

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Next barrier to personalized medicine: the e-health record

Intel helps drive precision medical care with analytics, IoT and integration of EHRs Creating a world in which the U.S. healthcare system can deliver treatments tailored to the needs and genetic complications of individuals requires more than research into new areas of medicine, an Intel Corp. executive told members of …

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Supercomputer Details How Hawaii, Other Islands Were Created

UC Berkeley seismologists have produced a 3D scan of the Earth’s interior that show’s precisely how volcanic island chains, such as Hawaii, Samoa and Iceland, were created. Supercomputer simulations show for the first time a connection between the plumes of hot rock from the earth’s mantle to surface hotspots, where …

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