Master Thesis presentation. GPU Performance and Consumption Characterization for Graph Processing.

Our Master student Jhorman Jhair Gutiérrez Valderrama has just presented his Master Thesis titled GPU Performance and Consumption Analysis and Characterization for Graph Processing in a Heterogeneous Data Centers. The presentation took place in the School of Telecommunications Engineering, Technical University of Madrid (UPM). This Master Thesis is part of the […]

Presentation at GECCO Conference 2016 in Denver

This week Josué Pagán attends as speaker to the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2016 in Denver (CO, USA). In the GECCO conference the best and more interesting results in genetic and evolutionary computation field are shown. Topics include: genetic algorithms, genetic programming, evolution strategies, evolutionary programming, evolutionary machine learning, and more. There […]

Presentation at WESS 2015

Last October, our colleague PhD Pedro Malagón traveled to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, to present our latest work on security in the international Workshop on Embedded Systems Security (WESS 2015). Bitslice is a non-conventional way to implement algorithms using a scalar processor as a SIMD. It involves breaking down the algorithm […]

Presentation at PACT 2015

Recently, our colleague Patricia Arroba presented our latest research on energy efficiency in Cloud computing in the international conference PACT’15 that was held in San Francisco (CA). Nowadays, data centers consume about 2% of the worldwide energy production, originating more than 43 million tons of CO2 per year. Cloud providers […]

Software-Defined Storage: Chasm Crossing or Tipping Point?

Jason Phippen is Head of Global Product and Solutions Marketing for SUSE. For more than 20 years, Geoffrey Moore’s Crossing the Chasm: Marketing and Selling High-Tech Products to Mainstream Customers has been the de facto standard to describe technology adoption. Even those who haven’t read the book are familiar with […]

AWS Releases Open Source TLS Encryption Protocol

This article originally appeared at The WHIR Amazon Web Services has released a new open source implementation of the TLS encryption protocol, called signal to noise (s2n). Released on Tuesday, the s2n library is designed to be smaller, faster and easier to review than TLS. According to a blog post […]

Pivotal Buys Startup Quickstep to Accelerate Enterprise Analytics

To boost its enterprise analytics capabilities and drive a new query execution framework, EMC‘s Pivotal has acquired Quickstep Technologies, a University of Wisconsin Big Data startup led by Jignesh Patel. Key members of the Quickstep team, including Patel, will join Pivotal, as the technology is integrated into Pivotal HAWQ and […]

Google attacks performance, PUE with homebrew & machine learning by Doug Mohney

Kudos to The Platform for its recent peaks into the inner workings of Google’s data center operations.  Covering high-end computing and in league with The Register, The Platform managed to get an audience with Google data management at the end of April.  There’s a bunch of goodness worth thinking about […]

Canara Launches Data Center Facilities Management Business for SMBs

Canara, provider of predictive monitoring and analytics for data center power backup systems has launched a critical facilities services business. The offering, called CFS, is a scalable framework of consulting and operations management services for owners of small to medium-size facilities. Several data center providers have started facilities management practices […]