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Intel Developer Forum Brings Push for Machine Learning, AI, IoT and more

Intel rolls out new supercomputing Xeon Phi to process IoT data, super-fast photonics pipes to transport

Among the slew of announcements at last week’s IDF came debuts of a new Xeon Phi, systems focused on AI, and photonics-based transport that will “light up silicon” for the first time, according to…

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Intel Open-Sources Framework for Hyperscale SDI in Traditional Datacenters

Rack Scale Design turns traditional racks into super-configurable, super-efficient cloud platforms using open-source spec supported by DMTF

Intel’s decision to open-source its Rack Scale Design framework may help drive efficiency up at thousands of data centers, according to this blog by Slashdot Media Contributing Editor John O’Donnell

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C++ Accelerated Massive Parallelism: CPU, GPU And Your Code

Are GPUs poised to replace general purpose CPUs? GPUs have evolved into a role far beyond their beginning as graphics co-processors. Slashdot Media Contributing Editor David Bolton looks at massively parallel constructs and how to apply GPU muscle to them The rise of the GPU (Graphical Processing Unit) to help …

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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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