Ryft Offers High-Speed Big Data in Proprietary Box

Move over, Apache Spark and other Big Data speed kings, Ryft Systems Inc. is claiming to be the new top dog for fast analytics of huge amounts of data. Ryft is eschewing common x86 cluster-based Big Data analytic approaches in favor of its Ryft ONE, a proprietary, small-footprint box combining new-age technologies and techniques designed […] Read More

Ryft Systems Puts Real-Time Analytics of Big Data an API Call Away

Accessing analytics of any type has always been a complex endeavor. But starting this week, Ryft Systems wants to make real-time analytics running on a 1u server built using field programmable gate array (FPGAs) a single application programming interface (API) call away. Obviously, not every analytics application needs to be processed in real time. But […] Read More

Ryft Launches 1U Analytics Platform Capable of 10+ Gigabytes/Second Performance

According to a new article out of the company, “Ryft today unveiled the Ryft ONE, the only commercial 1U platform capable of providing fast and actionable business insights by simultaneously analyzing up to 48 terabytes of historical and streaming data at an unprecedented 10 gigabytes/second or faster. Powered by the Ryft Analytics Cortex, a new […] Read More

Ryft ONE Analyzes Big Data in Rack-Mount Device

The Linux-based device is 1U, which means that it will fit in one standard slot in a server rack. Ryft claims that the Ryft ONE can analyze the entire contents of Wikipedia in about 4.5 seconds while using less power than a hair dryer. It can also analyze SSL-encrypted data without a noticeable drop-off in […] Read More

Ryft Claims Extreme Speed for Analytics by Shunning x86

The company Ryft is bringing that concept to Big Data analytics with the Ryft ONE, a 1U platform it claims can process up to 48 terabytes of historical and streaming data at an incredible 10 gigabytes per second or faster. The company said its secret sauce is a combination of very fast SSD, very wide […] 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