Ryft Partners with AWS to Deliver Data Discovery to F1 Users

By Sue Walsh Ryft Virtual, a heterogeneous cloud-based version of its core Ryft ONE technology, enables AWS users to get fast, actionable insight from their data. Ryft, a provider of heterogeneous compute applications, has announced a new partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The new partnership will bring fast, simple data discovery to users of […] Read More

Ryft Delivers Fast, Simple Data Discovery on Amazon Web Services’ New F1 FPGA-based Heterogeneous Cloud Instance

As the world leader in heterogeneous compute solutions, Ryft partnered with AWS to deliver to F1 users powerful yet easy-to-use data discovery with no data transformation or indexing latency Ryft, the world’s leader in fast, simple heterogeneous compute solutions, announced it has partnered with Amazon Web Services to deliver the speed and simplicity of the […] Read More

What it Takes to Build True FPGA as a Service

By Nicole Hemsoth Amazon Web Services might be offering FPGAs in an EC2 cloud environment, but this is still a far cry from the FPGA-as-a-service vision many hold for the future. Nonetheless, it is a remarkable offering in terms of the bleeding-edge Xilinx accelerator. The real success of these FPGA (F1) instances now depends on […] Read More

AWS Embraces FPGAs, ‘Elastic’ GPUs

by George Leopold A new instance type rolled out this week by Amazon Web Services is based on customizable field programmable gate arrays that promise to strike a balance between performance and cost as emerging workloads create requirements often unmet by general-purpose processors. The public cloud giant (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the new “F1” instance along […] Read More

Terror Tech

by Katherine Heires Recent terrorist attacks both in the United States and abroad have underscored the need for tools and strategies that can anticipate and mitigate the dangers of terrorism—whether attacks occur on city streets, in workplaces, at social gatherings, or online in the form of cyberattacks on corporate or government computer networks. As governments […] 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