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Accelerating Virtualized Cassandra databases with FPGA


Introduction Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) as accelerators for data center workloads are beginning to cross the chasm of broader adoption. FPGAs have been around for more than twenty-five years and have successfully accelerated IO-centric applications such as network routers and storage controllers. FPGAs are reconfigurable hardware that offer software-like flexibility while delivering hardware-like performance Read more...

GPUs for Machine Learning on VMware vSphere – Learning Guide


Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) represent a key accelerator technology on vSphere for those who are working in the fields of machine learning (ML) and high performance computing (HPC).  Traditionally, GPUs have been used by those who want to do high-end graphics, such as product design/CAD in VDI workloads on vSphere. We place our focus here Read more...