Five Minute Briefing - Information Management
January 24, 2017
Five Minute Briefing - Information Management: January 24, 2017. A concise weekly report with key product news, market research and insight for data management professionals and IT executives.
Kinetica, a provider of an in-memory database accelerated by GPUs, has announced the availability of in-database analytics via user-defined functions (UDFs). "What we are offering are UDFs that are accelerated by GPUs. This enables us to benefit from the magic that comes from some of the deep learning and AI libraries that are out there, as well as taking the UDFs that customers have been using for years and moving them into a distributed model with GPUs," said Eric Mizell, VP, Global Solutions Engineering, Kinetica.