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

Headcount: The Latest in Hirings, Firings And Retirings — June 5, 2017

Here are some of the latest executive hirings, promotions, and staff changes. If you’d like SDxCentral to report on your company’s movers and shakers, or if you’ve got a tip about layoffs and restructuring, please send the information to Wyatt Carlson (wcarlson@sdxcentral.com). Intel Gets a New Data Center Leader Navin Shanoy is the newly appointed […] Read More

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