How does Edge Computing impact the people in your organisation?

For many industries, distributed operational locations are a fundamental part of business, for example transport, supply chains, retail, energy, and telecoms to name a few. For organisations solving the problem of delivering consistent digital services across their federated, and in some cases mobile, locations raises many operational and technical challenges from reliable communication, to governance and control. 

Edge computing describes the way organisations tackle the challenge of decentralising their I.T. to support their distributed organisational models; providing compute and data storage closer to where it is needed. It involves moving computing resources from data centres and the cloud to edge locations that are physically closer to users and data sources. 

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Welcome to the AI Thunderdome: Using OpenStack to accelerate AI training with Sahara, Spark, and Swift

Like many others in the technology industry, I share a passion for artificial intelligence (AI). This year at OpenStack Summit in Berlin, I presented a talk around parallel AI training. OpenStack lends itself well to big data problems.

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Favorite links and pages of the week – 12/13

by Allyn Collins (Red Hat)

Below are links to some pages and articles we found this week and really liked.

Red Hat
Red Hat Announces OpenShift Enterprise 2 – And the PaaS Wars Get Ever-Murkier, Forbes
Red Hat OpenShift upgrade reaffirms commitment to PaaS, NetworkWorld
Fact sheet: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, TechRepublic
10 reasons your enterprise should adopt Red Hat 6.5, TechRepublic
Bundle up and save! Get a Red Hat scarf when you bundle a course + exam this winter, Services Speak #RHWP2013

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