GPU-accelerated computing makes its way into the data center

Once viewed narrowly as a gaming technology, GPUs have made their way into enterprise data centers, fueling initiatives around machine learning, artificial intelligence and more. IT pros struggling with a sluggish data analytics project might find inspiration from an unlikely source: video games. Born to satisfy the demands of gamers, graphics processing units (GPUs) are […] Read More

AWS Details FPGA Rationale and Market Trajectory

At the end of 2016, Amazon Web Services announced it would be making high-end Xilinx FPGAs available via a cloud delivery model, beginning first in a developer preview mode before branching with higher-level tools to help potential new users onboard and experiment with FPGA acceleration as the year rolls on. As Deepak Singh, General Manager […] Read More

Ryft and Edico Genome join growing list of companies offering high-performance cloud apps for Amazon AWS EC2 F1 instance

Was it just two weeks ago that Amazon announced the FPGA-accelerated F1 instance of its AWS (Amazon Web Services) in developer preview form at Amazon’s AWS re:Invent 2016 event in Las Vegas, Nevada? The next day at the same event, NGCodec demonstrated its hardware-accelerated RealityCodec 4K video codec running on the Amazon AWS’ FPGA-accelerated EC2 […] Read More

“Above the Trend Line” – Your Industry Rumor Central for 12/12/2016

We also heard of a number of new partnerships, alignments and collaborations starting with Ryft, a leader in fast, simple heterogeneous compute solutions, announcing it has partnered with Amazon Web Services to deliver the speed and simplicity of the Ryft ONE to AWS’ F1 customers. Ryft Virtual, a heterogeneous cloud-based version of its core Ryft […] Read More

Trend Setting Products for 2017

Ryft Systems, Inc. Ryft ONE—an open UI platform that delivers speed, scalability, simplicity, and security for real-time intelligence applications such as fraud prevention, cybersecurity, social commerce, and bioinformatics. Read More

Ryft Makes Real-time Fuzzy Search a Reality With World’s Only Hybrid FPGA/x86 Data Search and Analysis Platform

The Ryft ONE enables fuzzy search and matching without indexing to deliver the most accurate results 600X faster than conventional tools Ryft, the world’s fastest data analytics platform company, announced the industry’s first real-time fuzzy search and matching solution that doesn’t require data to be transformed or indexed. Powered by Ryft’s hybrid FPGA/x86 computing architecture, […] Read More

Ryft CLUSTER Sets New Performance Standard, Accelerating Petabyte-Scale Big Data Analysis to 200+ GB/Second With the Ease of Managing a Single Appliance

Ryft’s easy-to-use hybrid FPGA/x86 appliance accelerates and streamlines data analytics, scales linearly, reduces operating costs and eliminates the need to transform and index data Rockville, MD — March 29, 2016 — Ryft, the performance leader in data analytics, today debuted the Ryft CLUSTER, the highest-performing and most efficient way to modernize data center architectures for […] Read More

Ryft Scales and Accelerates Spark Big Data Analytics Performance by 100X Delivering Real-Time Insights for up to 48TB of Batch and Streaming Data in a 1U Device

New Ryft Connector for Spark brings real-time performance, streamlined infrastructure and ultra-high efficiency to the Spark ecosystem to unlock insights from high-volume and velocity data Rockville, MD — Nov. 17, 2015 — Ryft, the performance leader for data search and analysis, today announced the company debuted a native integration with Spark that brings the 100X […] Read More

Amazon AWS And Xilinx: A Progress Report

by Karl Freund Amazon.com has built a formidable position in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) with Amazon Web Services Elastic Compute Cloud (AWS EC2), and it is hoping to extend that position to applications that benefit from acceleration using GPUs and FPGAs. FPGAs are relatively difficult to program, and the cloud leader is laying the foundation to simplify […] Read More

How Ryft Uses AWS’s Reprogrammable Chips for Big Data Analytics in Hybrid Cloud

by Mary Branscombe New-generation FPGAs can be reconfigured on the fly, enabling accelerated search across on-premises data centers and cloud. Field Programmable Gate Arrays, or FPGAs, have some big advantages. You get the data parallelism of GPUs but without the high power bill; you get ASIC-like compute efficiency but with more flexibility, because you can […] Read More

Meet accelerated computing needs with FPGA, GPU instances

by George Lawton AWS’ FPGA and Elastic GPU instances both appeal to customers with high-performance computing workloads, but admins should note these important differences between the two. AWS ran the numbers and decided to come out with several new accelerated computing instance types that promise better performance for compute-intensive applications. Elastic graphics processing units (GPUs) optimize performance […] Read More

Ryft Puts FPGA-Boosted Analytics on AWS Marketplace

By Gladys Rama 09/13/2017 Data analytics firm Ryft on Wednesday made its cloud-based and FPGA-optimized analytics platform available on the AWS Marketplace. The Ryft Cloud accelerated analytics solution uses field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to perform data queries at significantly faster rates than traditional CPU-based analytics platforms — up to 91 times faster, according to […] Read More

Ryft deploys cloud-based search and analysis on Amazon’s FPGA-accelerated AWS EC2 F1 instance

by sleibso ‎09-13-2017 11:52 AM Ryft has announced that it now offers its Ryft Cloud cloud-based search and analysis tools on Amazon’s FPGA-accelerated AWS EC2 F1 instance through Amazon’s AWS Marketplace. When Xcell Daily last covered Ryft, the company had introduced the Ryft ONE, an FPGA-accelerated data analytics platform.  (See “FPGA-based Ryft ONE search accelerator delivers 100x performance advantage […] Read More