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

Ryft Speeds Up AWS Search Using EC2 F1 Instance

Ryft, a leader in the acceleration of business analytics powered by cloud, hybrid and on-premises platforms, announced it is now providing Amazon Web Services’ customers smarter, faster data search and analysis capabilities with push-button ease of use on the Amazon F1 FPGA-accelerated instance. Now available on the AWS Marketplace, Ryft’s offerings give users the never-before-possible […] Read More

AWS Partner Ryft Leverages Cloud FPGAs

by George Leopold As more data moves to the cloud, analytics vendors are also embracing new cloud technologies designed to boost performance for emerging workloads such as business intelligence. With that in mind, analytics specialist Ryft Systems Inc. said this week it would accelerate its business analytics offerings via Amazon Web Service’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) F1 […] Read More

JSON Joins – JQ

Manipulation of JSON files is an interesting challenge but it is much easier than trying to manipulate XML files. I was given two files that were lists of JSON objects. The two files had a common key that could be used to join the files together called business_id. The object was to flatten out the […] Read More

FPGAs and the New Era of Cloud-based ‘Hardware Microservices’

by Mary Branscombe In his keynote at the Microsoft Build conference earlier this year, the head of Microsoft’s AI and Research Harry Shum hinted that at some point the Microsoft Azure cloud service will give developers access to field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). Azure Chief Technology Officer Mark Russinovich also talked about Azure exposing “[FPGAs] as a service […] Read More

People On The Move: Board of Directors

  Brian Marlier Member at Ryft Board of Directors EDUCATION:  University of Illinois at Urbana (Champaign, IL) Malier will leverage his enterprise sales experience and guidance to help the company expand its market to existing customers, and through global software product companies and cloud providers.         Read More