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Experimenting with OpenStack* Sahara* on Docker* Containers

Docker* is an emerging technology that has become very popular recently in the market. It provides a flexible architecture to deploy applications. OpenStack* is another hot technology on the market. It has been available for several years, became more stable and also added more features support in recent releases.
Authored by WEITING C. (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
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Accelerating Secondary Genome Analysis Using Intel® Reference Architecture

The dramatic reduction in whole human genome sequencing costs, from USD 100 million per genome in 2001 to USD 4,500 per genome in 2014, combined with the increasing performance gains in computing t

Authored by Mike P. (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40
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The JITter Conundrum - Just in Time for Your Traffic Jam

In interpreted languages, it just takes longer to get stuff done - I earlier gave the example where the Python source code a = b + c would result in a BINARY_ADD byte code which takes 78 machine instructions to do the add, but it's a single native ADD instruction if run in compiled language like C or C++. How can we speed this up? Or as the performance expert would say, how do I decrease...
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 20:00
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Caffe* Training on Multi-node Distributed-memory Systems Based on Intel® Xeon® Processor E5 Family

Caffe is a deep learning framework developed by the Berkeley Vision and Learning Center (BVLC) and one of the most popular community frameworks for image recognition. Caffe is often used as a benchmark together with AlexNet*, a neural network topology for image recognition, and ImageNet*, a database of labeled images.
Authored by Gennady F. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/05/2019 - 14:54
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Python Brings Us the LIGO Gravity Wave Sound

 

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:22
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Doubling the Performance of OpenStack Swift with No Code Changes

My current gig is mostly about performance. I manage a group of software engineers dedicated to the languages becoming really important to the cloud and the datacenter.

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 17:10
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Free access to Intel® Compilers, Performance libraries, Analysis tools and more...

Intel® Parallel Studio XE is a very popular product from Intel that includes the Intel® Compilers, Intel® Performance Libraries, tools for analysis, debugging and tuning, tools for MPI and the Intel® MPI Library. Did you know that some of these are available for free? Here is a guide to “what is available free” from the Intel Parallel Studio XE suites.
Authored by admin Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:00
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Using Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library to Improve the Performance of Naïve Bayes Algorithm in Python*

This article discusses machine learning and describes a machine learning method/algorithm called Naïve Bayes (NB) [2]. It also describes how to use Intel® Data Analytics Acceleration Library (Intel® DAAL) [3] to improve the performance of an NB algorithm.
Authored by Nguyen, Khang T (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:40
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Thread Parallelism in Cython*

Cython* is a superset of Python* that additionally supports C functions and C types on variable and class attributes. Cython generates C extension modules, which can be used by the main Python program using the import statement.
Authored by Nguyen, Loc Q (Intel) Last updated on 07/06/2019 - 16:30
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CPUs are set to dominate high end visualization

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 03/21/2019 - 12:08