Ryft unveils 1U sized analytics device

Ryft unveiled Ryft ONE this week, a commercial-grade 1U platform capable of analyzing up to 48 terabytes of data at 10 gigabytes per second or faster, the company claims. It’s a remarkable achievement and a marked step away from conventional computing. It remains to be seen whether companies are ready to ditch their legacy infrastructures […] Read More

Ryft Unlocks Value of Big Data with High Performance Analytics Platform

Ryft has unveiled the Ryft ONE, a commercial 1U platform designed to enable faster business insights by simultaneously analyzing up to 48 terabytes of historical and streaming data at 10 gigabytes/second or faster. The Ryft ONE will be available in early Q2 2015, as a hosted or on-premises solution, and the Ryft Early Access Program […] Read More

FPGA System Smokes Spark on Streaming Analytics

Technologists with decades of experience building field-programmable gate array (FPGA) systems for the federal government today unveiled a commercial FPGA offering it claims holds 100x performance advantage over Apache Spark for specific streaming analytic jobs. By all appearances, the Ryft One looks like just another general-purpose X86 Linux server. Indeed, the 1U device sports an […] Read More

FPGA-Accelerated Search Heads for Mainstream

The area where FPGAs have shined brightest is in search-based applications. Most notably, Microsoft is deploying FPGA-accelerated nodes for its Bing service and Asian Web giant Baidu has implemented a similar approach for pattern and image recognition. Now we are seeing the debut of an FPGA-based appliance that is accelerating select analytics workloads and giving […] Read More

Ryft Delivers Faster Business Insights With New Big Data Analytics Platform

Big data by its very nature needs complex analysis and that doesn’t sit well with the demands of enterprises for information to respond quickly to operational needs. To address that Maryland-based Ryft is launching a new analytics platform aimed at speeding up the processing of big data and providing faster insights. Ryft ONE, is a […] 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