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Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), an application specific integrated circuit, designed by Google for accelerating machine learning workloads, is going to be available at the edge. These tailor-made chips complement Cloud TPUs by inferencing machine learning models deployed at the edge. Goo...
Artificial intelligence took center stage at Google’s annual user conference, Cloud Next 2018. The company made several announcements that make machine learning and artificial intelligence accessible to both developers and businesses. One of the first announcements came in the form of ...
Nvidia GPUs have become the defacto standard for running machine learning jobs. From entry-level graphics cards to the Pascal 100 GPUs in the cloud, data scientists are relying on Nvidia for training and inferencing machine learning models. On the infrastructure front, Kubernetes has b...
AWS announced that it is adding the ability to run Amazon EC2 instances on Snowball Edge, the portable device meant for bulk data ingestion into the cloud. Announced at the re:Invent conference in 2016, Snowball Edge is an extension of the purpose-built data transfer device known as Sn...
Cloud native is a term used to describe container-based environments. Cloud-native technologies are used to develop applications built with services packaged in containers, deployed as microservices and managed on elastic infrastructure through agile DevOps processes and continuous del...
In the previous part of this series, I introduced Nvidia DIGITS as a user-friendly interface to build Deep Learning models. In this tutorial, I will walk you through the steps involved in building a Convolutional Neural Network that can classify images. We will use the popular cat vers...
Snowflake Computing Inc., a San Mateo-based company, announced the availability of its data warehousing platform on Microsoft Azure. The evolution of the public cloud has disrupted the traditional software industry. During the last decade, almost every mainstream enterprise software pl...
AIOps is gearing up to become the next big thing in IT management. It’s the convergence of AI and traditional IT operations. Like all other domains, AI is going to have a significant impact on system operations and administration. When the power of AI is applied to operations, it will ...
Deep learning differs from traditional machine learning techniques in that they can automatically learn representations from data such as images, video or text, without introducing hand-coded rules or human domain knowledge. Their highly flexible architectures can learn directly from r...
Databricks, the Silicon Valley-based startup focused on commercializing Apache Spark, has developed MLflow, an open source toolkit for data scientists to manage the lifecycle of machine learning models. Unlike traditional software development, machine learning relies on a plethora of t...
VMware announced the availability of AWS Greengrass appliance for vSphere in preview. This integration lets VMware customers take advantage of edge computing capabilities powered by Amazon Web Services. The AWS Greengrass appliance is packaged as an Ubuntu VM available in an OVA templa...
One of the key benefits of an industrial Internet of Things-based system is predictive maintenance. Based on the metrics ingested by the connected devices, a machine learning algorithm detects anomalies to predict potential failures. This not only saves a few million dollars for enterp...
In the previous installment of our exploration of the Spinnaker multi-cloud deployment tool, we have setup and tested Spinnaker running on Minikube. We’ll now focus on creating an automated pipeline to deploy containerized applications to a production Kubernetes cluster. Overview There...
Cloud computing acted as a catalyst in accelerating IoT adoption among enterprises. Cloud made it possible to connect devices to traditional line-of-business applications such as ERP and asset tracking platforms. Though the devices have been capable of generating telemetry data, it was...
When it comes to cloud computing, Amazon Web Services is undoubtedly the market leader. For Q3 2017, the company reported revenue of $4.58 billion beating the $4.5 billion average analyst estimate. Over the last decade, the company has transformed into a hypermarket of cloud services f...
In the last previous installment of the series, we introduced Spinnaker as the multicloud deployment tool. We will explore how to setup Spinnaker on the Kubernetes open source container orchestration engine and deploy your first application through it. In this tutorial, I will walk you...
Machine learning (ML) is touted as the most critical skill of current times. Artificial intelligence (AI), an application of ML, is becoming pervasive. From autonomous vehicles to self-tuned databases, AI and ML are found everywhere. Industry analysts often refer to AI-driven automatio...
2017 witnessed the meteoric rise of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. From large platform vendors to early-stage startups, AI and ML have become the key focus areas. VCs poured billions of dollars in funding AI-related startups. Platform companies increased their R&D bu...
AWS, Facebook and Microsoft have collaborated to build Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX), which makes it possible to reuse trained neural network models across multiple frameworks. Since its announcement in September 2017, various players including AMD, ARM, IBM, Intel, Huawei, NVIDI...
Video streaming service Netflix certainly knows a thing or two about web-scale deployments. Since the time of the creation of Chaos Monkey in 2011, the company has been regularly contributing to the open source ecosystem. In 2012, Netflix developed Asgard to automate Amazon Web Service...
IBM Watson IoT is a cloud-based platform to build enterprise IoT solutions. For developers, it offers an intuitive mechanism to connect devices, ingest sensor data, and build mobile and web applications to control the connected devices. In this tutorial, we will connect two Raspberry P...
Last week at the Amazon Web Services’ re:Invent conference, AWS and Intel introduced a new video camera, AWS DeepLens, that acts as an intelligent device that can run deep learning algorithms on captured images in real-time. The key difference between DeepLens and any other AI-powered ...
AWS has gone back to its roots to strengthen the API and developer tools offerings of its cloud platform. At the recently concluded re:Invent event, the company emphasized on developer productivity through new APIs, integrated tools, and a new browser-based IDE. Unlike the previous con...
Google announced that it eliminated the cluster management fee for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). This move makes running containerized workloads in Google Cloud Platform cheaper. Before the price cut, customers were paying $0.15 per hour per node for clusters running more than six no...
This is the second part of the article on what to expect from AWS re:Invent 2017. As we gear up to attend yet another re:Invent, here is the master list of announcements that you can expect from AWS. Some of them are obvious, and some are just a part of my wish list. I am curious to
It’s that time of the year when Las Vegas gets painted red by thousands of cloud enthusiasts and professionals gathered to attend AWS re:Invent, the mega event hosted by Amazon. With each passing year, AWS re:Invent only becomes bigger and better. The last week of November will witness...
TIBCO has invested in two open source projects – Flogo and Mashling – to help developers build microservices for the edge computing layer. With its strong legacy of building messaging platforms, TIBCO shipped Project Flogo, an open source project licensed under a BSD-styled license for...
Google announced the availability of its cloud platform in Mumbai, one of the first regions in India. The new region has three zones for higher availability and redundancy. This move officially marks the entry of Google Cloud Platform into the Indian subcontinent. The Mumbai region joi...
Though we are living an extremely connected world, it is always challenging for developers to build fully-connected applications. Ask any mobile or IoT developer, and he would say that his number one problem is low-latency communication. PubNub, the San Francisco-based company, is set ...
Device twins are becoming important in the design, development and deployment of industrial IoT solutions. They act as virtual devices representing the metadata and data of the physical device connected to the IoT platform. Though the concept of device twins is still evolving, it has b...
During the last week of August, Microsoft launched a preview of Azure Event Grid, a service that has the potential to become the messaging foundation of the Microsoft cloud infrastructure. Azure Event Grid helps Microsoft and its customers in multiple forms. Firstly, Azure didn’t have ...
Last month at the Ignite conference, Microsoft has announced the commercial availability of Azure Stack, the long-awaited hybrid cloud platform from Redmond. The product that was supposed to be shipped almost a year ago got delayed due to multiple factors. It’s finally available from s...
Google announced the availability of the beta of Cloud IoT Core, its enterprise IoT platform offering. The service has been in the private preview for select customers and partners. Let’s take a closer look at Google’s IoT platform as a service in its current form. An enterprise IoT Pa...
Kubernetes 1.8, the latest version of the most popular open source orchestration engine is available for developers and users. In its third release of the year, the latest version comes with enhanced security, simplified installation process and stability. The community has been focusi...
Microsoft is placing its bets on Artificial intelligence (AI) and hybrid cloud. At Ignite 2017 in Orlando, Redmond emphasized on how AI has become the key ingredient of everything it’s developing. Azure Stack, the hybrid cloud offering is available to enterprise customers through selec...
IBM Bluemix and OpenWhisk are not new to The New Stack readers. We covered various articles covering the overview and architecture of OpenWhisk. This tutorial helps you configure a Node.js function that is automatically triggered whenever a new row is inserted into a database. We will ...
DigitalOcean, the New York-based cloud infrastructure provider, announced the availability of object storage service. Dubbed as Spaces, this service makes the platform almost cloud-complete by plugging a critical gap in the product portfolio. Earlier this year, the company has launched...
Cloud computing is going through a fundamental shift in which the traditional model of accessing highly centralized resources is replaced by a distributed, decentralized architecture. This new paradigm called edge computing, brings the core building blocks of cloud – compute, storage a...
One of the principal causes of blindness is Diabetic Retinopathy (DR), a medical condition in which damage occurs to the retina due to diabetes. According to the United States National Library of Diabetes, more than 40 percent of Americans diagnosed with diabetes have some stage of Dia...
In the final part of our look into Azure Container Instances (ACI), we will deploy a microservices application that spans Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Microsoft Azure. This multicloud architecture is based on the ACI Connector for Kubernetes, which bridges the gap between a full-blo...