Google’s new ‘data echoing’ technique speeds up AI training


AI accelerator hardware like Google’s Tensor Processing Units and Intel’s Nervana Neural Network Processor promise to speed up AI model training, but because of the way the chips are architected, earlier stages of the training pipeline (like data preprocessing) don’t benefit from the boosts.

Facebook to Open Source Custom AI Hardware

Data Center Knowledge

Big Sur server spreads neural network training across eight Nvidia Tesla GPUs Read More. Blades Facebook Featured HPC Open Compute

Revamping Your Training Process: How to Do It Effectively


Many companies these days have customized training programs. These programs, also known as corporate training, teach employees new skills and employ the expertise of training consultants to do so. Some companies will have training companies come in and work with employees, while others will do such work in-house. Regardless of the structure, nearly all companies could do with a revitalization of their corporate training program.

Kick-Start Your Career Growth with Training in Hadoop


Hadoop is a software framework under open-source technologies for storing the information and running the applications on commodity hardware clusters. Application and data processing are protected against the failure of hardware.

Crafting an AI-Relevant, Data-First, Agile Methodology for AI & ML Projects


Some AI efforts are focused on development of intelligent devices and vehicles, which incorporate three simultaneous development streams of software, hardware, and constantly evolving machine learning models. Artificial Intelligence CTO News agile Cognilytica crisp-dm methogologies Microsoft training waterfallCompanies of all sizes are implementing AI, ML, and cognitive technology projects for a wide range of reasons in a disparate array of industries and customer sectors.

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How Can CIOs Teach Their Employees About Cybersecurity?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs know that training employees is the key to keeping their network secure Image Credit: Merrill College of Journalism Press Releases. What this means for a CIO is that we are responsible for training our staff to not make silly security mistakes.

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Data Infrastructure Server Storage I/O related Tradecraft Overview

Storage IO Blog

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Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge Worker: Hardware Sizing for MOSS 2007 – HP Tools

Victus pro Scientia Opus -- Food for the Knowledge

Web/Tech Weblogs Add me to your TypePad People list Subscribe to this blogs feed See how were connected « WPC 2007 Expo Notes | Main | “We need a Corporate Facebook” » July 24, 2007 Hardware Sizing for MOSS 2007 – HP Tools A few months ago, I attended a fine Microsoft training class featuring their Business Productivity Infrastructure Optimization (BPIO) selling and delivery model.

Cloud Computing’s Value Proposition | Maximizing Business Value with AWS

Linux Academy

This required a large, upfront capital investment, a lengthy procurement cycle, and placed the responsibility of creating, running, and maintaining all the hardware and software for the business on a group of dedicated resources.

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8 Technology Trends of 2019 That You Need to Know to Live an Easier Life


Moreover, AR and VR are not only getting better just in the gaming market, but also in various other industries like marketing, training, and education. Augmented & Virtual Reality Blockchain Featured - Home New Gadgets & Hardware Robotics Smarthome

2 reasons enterprises should look at Google Stadia

David Linthicum

This without a gaming console sitting next to your TV or having to buy other hardware (well, perhaps a controller). You can start a game on your Mac, move to the 70-inch 4K in the living room, and then to your mobile phone on the train to work. Google just announced a new gaming platform…yes, Google. It’s called Stadia, and the short version is that it’s a thin-client cloud-only gaming system.

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Fountainhead: The Beginning of the Non-Dedicated Device World?


After all, millions of people own identical hardware/software configurations of iPhones, Android-based phones, tablets, laptops and other devices. I'm an EE by training, enlightened a bit with an MBA. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Thursday, January 10, 2013. The Beginning of the Non-Dedicated Device World? What makes your phone your phone?

Data Infrastructure Server Storage I/O Tradecraft Trends

Storage IO Blog

Trends involving tradecraft include capturing existing experiences and skills from those who are about to retire or simply move on to something else, as well as learning for those new to IT or servers, storage, I/O, and data infrastructure hardware, software, and services.

Fountainhead: Why (and How) Low-Cost Servers Will Dominate


2 weeks ago I was training a new Account Executive about the virtues of server automation, I/O virtualization, converged networking, etc. And if/when the hardware craps-out, it is software that automatically swaps-in a new resource. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead.

Fountainhead: An Ideal Datacenter-in-a-Box


Essentially the punchline is this: Weve taken the most commonly-purchased hardware configuration and management tools used by mission-critical IT Ops, and integrated them into a single product with a single GUI that you can install and use in ~ 1 day. skip to main | skip to sidebar. [tech]: Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and.

Sean Daniel

Presentation on SBS 2011 Essentials and Standard on top of HP hardware, by yours truly! User Group at the beginning of February for a presentation on Small Business Server 2011 Essentials and Standard running on HP hardware. Training and Awareness. [tech].

Fixing the IT skills gap

Virtualized Greek

Some of the proposed reasons for the gap are the fact that companies are no longer willing to train inexperienced talent, colleges are not doing an adequate job of preparing students, and the American education system isn’t encouraging students to pursue careers in technology. Training is the core component necessary for closing the gap but many argue that companies need to reinvest in their training programs to correct the skills gap. General skills gap training young gunz

Constant 50% usage on iPhone running iOS8

Sean Daniel

So, the moral of the story is (aka, TL;DR) (1) Don''t be too smart for these devices (2) Use the most tested methods when using both Apple and Microsoft software/hardware for the best experience. CPU Exchange Hotmail iOS iOS8 iPhone Outlook Training and Awareness Troubleshooting

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Fountainhead: Egenera PAN now available on Dell blades


Since about 2001, Egenera has been selling its high-end hardware/software combination that unified re-purposing of physical and virtual servers. I'm an EE by training, enlightened a bit with an MBA. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead.

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IT Infrastructure: 3 Steps to Respond to Today’s Information Security Concerns


Training and communications should not rely on scare tactics or technical explanations, they should contain clear, simple instructions about what employees should do in their day-to-day work. [tech]: How To Install Windows Home Server 2011.

Sean Daniel

How To Install Windows Home Server 2011 on your MediaSmart or DataVault Hardware. Businesses typically want the hardware RAID functionality that the DataVault or MediaSmart doesn’t offer. And it's going to be the resting place of my hardware to my parents house. :).

Fountainhead: Egenera creates physical & virtual servers.


PAN Manager is the "secret sauce" Egenera has been using to manage its own hardware for years, and recently OEMd to Dell as part of their Dell PAN System. That means that Egeneras own hardware -- as well as Dell Blades -- not only operates with a " unified computing " architecture (as some would call it!), I'm an EE by training, enlightened a bit with an MBA. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead.

Fountainhead: Energy efficiency and dynamic infrastructures


This story is more than just about gaining energy efficiency by reducing the amount of network hardware. Rather, its all about using (and re-purposing) compute hardware more effectively. I'm an EE by training, enlightened a bit with an MBA. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Wednesday, March 11, 2009. Energy efficiency and dynamic infrastructures.

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Technology Short Take #59

Scott Lowe

Cumulus VX, if you aren’t aware, is a community-supported virtual appliance version of Cumulus Linux aimed at helping folks preview and test “full-blown” Cumulus Linux (which, of course, requires compatible hardware). Servers/Hardware. This is a fascinating (to me, at least) paper on the implications of non-volatile storage on today’s data centers (and data center hardware). Julian Dunn’s article on the oncoming train of enterprise container deployments is a good read.

Big Data, People and the SMB

Eric D. Brown

Sure, it will take money to hire and train people but before that hiring and training occurs, organizations need to find the ‘right’ person or people for their big data initiatives.

SMB 225 [tech]: Introducing a new line of Network Storage.

Sean Daniel

Only yesterday, a third product that I worked on over the past little while called Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials was announced, on hardware provided by Western Digital. The WD Sentinel DX4000 looks pretty awesome from a hardware perspective as well. Training and Awareness.

Gartner Top 7 Security and Risk Trends for 2019


4: “Passwordless” authentication is achieving market traction, driven by demand and the availability of biometrics and strong hardware-based authentication methods. Biometrics have become increasingly popular as a “ passwordless ” method for stronger identification, but other options include hardware tokens, phone as a token, fast IDentity Online and analytics based on passive behaviors.

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IDF 2014 Day 1 Keynote

Scott Lowe

Fox Foundation (for Parkinson’s research), the Broad Institute (for cancer genomics research), the Francis Crick Institute (for bioinformatics training targeting oncologists), and the Knight Cancer Institute (to help create a 1.2PB cloud for genomics research). He shows off a demo of Skylake as well as a hardware reference platform for Skylake playing full 4K video. General Hardware IDF2014 Intel

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To have a great analytics culture, you need a great communications culture

Eric D. Brown

When I talk to clients about big data, they talk about the need to get the best hardware, software and analytical skills…but they rarely talk about the need to find great communicators.

Building an Agile IT Group

Eric D. Brown

Virtualization has allowed organizations to expand their data center capabilities without requiring enormous outlays of capital for new hardware and physical space by allowing companies to decommission underutilized servers and replace them with optimized virtualized systems.

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Your Choice: Cloud Technician or Digital Transformer

Cloud Musings

The CompTIA Cloud+ certification validates the skills and expertise of IT practitioners in implementing and maintaining cloud technologies. This is exactly what it takes to become a good cloud technician.

North Point Defense, Inc


Hardware and/or software application development. Operator training and sustained support. NPD provides critical capabilities to the national intelligence community developing state-of-the-art communications network access tools and advanced methods for communications signal exploitation. NPD employs a blending of scientific research and expert domain knowledge to design robust processing solutions against complex and evolving communications technologies.

Next-Gen Enterprise Tech: How AR & VR Are Pushing New Boundaries

The Investing Edge

Though a current challenge proves that demand for VR hardware and content currently outweighs supply, it’s likely this problem will be short lived. An early successful use case has been for virtual enterprise training.

Fed Tech Roundup September 24


Raytheon’s 3D Patriot Missile Training Tech Wins Silver Brandon Hall Award. Does Government Need 'Hardware-Separated' Operating Systems? The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. AECOM-IBM Disaster Risk Mgmt Tool Wins Recognition; Peter Williams Comments. Federal probe delays vote on takeover of Saratoga tech park near GloFo - Albany Times Union.

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Chuck's Blog - EMC

Last August, VMware got into this market in a big way by introducing EVO:RAIL — an integrated software product that — when combined with a specific hardware reference platform from an OEM partner — delivered an attractive new improvement over the first round of hyper-converged solutions.