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New NVIDIA DGX-2 artificial intelligence system includes Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet offerings

Mellanox Technologies, supplier of end-to-end smart interconnect solutions for data center servers and storage systems, announced Monday that its InfiniBand and Ethernet solutions have been chosen to accelerate the new NVIDIA DGX-2 artificial intelligence (AI) system. DGX-2 is initial 2 Petaflop system that combines sixteen GPUs and eight Mellanox ConnectX adapters, supporting both EDR InfiniBand and 100 gigabit Ethernet connectivity. The technological advantages of the Mellanox adapters with smart acceleration […]

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Pivot3 Cloud Edition aims to simplify public clouds that extend policy-based management and automation

Pivot3 announced Pivot3 Cloud Edition on Amazon Web Services (AWS), which enables customers to simplify, optimize and automate their use of multi-cloud environments to better address business challenges. This extension of Pivot3’s HCI software platform to the public cloud is part of the company’s strategy to unify on-premises and public cloud infrastructures with its techniques in policy-based management and automated resource orchestration technologies. By extending these capabilities, Pivot3 is addressing […]

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GigaSpaces InsightEdge Platform 12.3 delivers multi-tiered data storage approach, eases cloud, on-premise and hybrid cloud deployment

GigaSpaces, provider of in-memory computing (IMC) technologies that unify fast-data analytics, AI and real-time applications on a single software platform, announced on Monday upgrades to its InsightEdge Platform. New features and enhancements in InsightEdge 12.3 give customers the agility required to transform businesses into insight-driven organizations. InsightEdge 12.3 also supports the most recent release of Apache Spark 2.3. By leveraging the complete Spark ecosystem, collocated with transactional data and applications […]

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ScyllaDB debuts Scylla Manager for control of its database clusters; automation of recurring tasks and repairs

ScyllaDB announced this week Scylla Manager, a new addition to Scylla Enterprise that improves the manageability and reduces the administration of Scylla deployments. Scylla Manager centralizes cluster administration and automates recurrent tasks, such as periodic repair to Scylla Enterprise clusters, bringing greater predictability and control to Scylla-based environments. Scylla is a drop-in Apache Cassandra replacement that is powered by C++. Utilizing the best from Apache Cassandra in high availability, fault […]

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SnapLogic Enterprise Integration Cloud aims to meet enterprise-level data requirements in terms of volume and speed

SnapLogic announced that its SnapLogic Enterprise Integration Cloud platform is now processing more than one trillion documents per month. This new milestone affirms that SnapLogic’s growing customer base is using the company’s industrial-strength integration platform, day in and day out, to move incredibly high-volume and high-speed data across the enterprise in support of complex, modern business demands. Usage of the SnapLogic Enterprise Integration Cloud is accelerating at a rapid clip […]

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InfluxData unveils Go Language Implementation contribution to Apache Arrow; supports efforts of Apache Software Foundation

InfluxData announced on Thursday its support of The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) by contributing the Go programing language implementation it developed to the Apache Arrow project. Apache Arrow specifies a standardized, language-independent, columnar memory format for flat and hierarchical data that is organized for efficient, analytic operations on modern hardware. It also provides computational libraries and zero-copy streaming messaging and inter-process communication. In working with the Apache Arrow community, InfluxData […]

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Salesforce enters into definitive agreement to acquire MuleSoft to build application networks across any cloud and on-premise

Salesforce and MuleSoft, platform provider for building application networks, have entered on Monday into a definitive agreement under which Salesforce will acquire MuleSoft for an enterprise value of approximately US$6.5 billion. Under the terms of the transaction, the MuleSoft acquisition consideration will be composed of $36.00 in cash and 0.0711 shares of Salesforce common stock per MuleSoft Class A and Class B common share, which represents a per share price […]

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Toshiba Memory releases enhanced data center SSD line-up with 64-Layer 3D flash memory

Toshiba Memory Corporation announced on Monday its latest line-up of NVM Express (NVMe) and SATA data center solid-state drives (SSDs) in multiple form factors. The new SSDs offer cloud data centers robust performance and reliability, and deliver lower operating power for read-intensive applications such as NoSQL databases, big data analytics and streaming media. They will support infrastructure managers in addressing performance and meeting consistent workload demands in data. The SSDs […]

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Univa open sources Project Tortuga to boost migration of enterprise HPC workloads to the cloud

Univa, provider of on-premise and hybrid cloud workload management solutions for enterprise HPC customers, announced Thursday contribution of its Navops Launch (née Unicloud) product to the open source community as Project Tortuga under an Apache 2.0 license to help proliferate the transition of enterprise HPC workloads to the cloud. While the software is largely used in enterprise HPC environments today, Project Tortuga is a general purpose cluster and cloud management […]

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