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No, GPUs aren’t going to replace CPUs, but they are here to stay

There was an interesting story published last month in which NVIDIA’s founder and CEO, Jensen Huang, said: “As advanced parallel-instruction architectures for CPU can be barely worked out by designers, GPUs will soon replace CPUs”. Here’s the thing, a GPU is never going to run an accounting package for example, or Microsoft Word, it’s always […]

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AI in University research – the time is now

No matter where you look it now seems like everyone is involved in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning or Deep Learning in some way. For this blog I’m going to make the assumption you know the differences between the three, but if not, NVIDIA has written a great blog that’ll get you started. There’s good reason […]

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How to choose high performance storage for your organisation

Our customers often ask what storage technologies they should be using. The answer, invariably, is complex. There’s no right or wrong answer. But, choices made now will have an impact on how well the system will perform in the future so, careful, intelligent planning is essential. If you need a large amount of performance and […]

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How to ensure data is at its best in healthcare

Successfully deploying data analytics, as its use continues to evolve in the healthcare industry, is an area of critical concern. In our previous posts, ‘Can Analytics Save the NHS from Collapse?’ & ‘Towards a data driven healthcare system’ we discussed the necessity and the advantages of the NHS being a data-driven healthcare organisation. Being informed by descriptive, […]

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OCF, the BBC and Machine Learning

It was with great interest that I read about a new project that has been announced by BBC Research and Development, which is partnering with eight UK universities – several of which are customers of OCF.  The Data Science Research Partnership (DSRP) aims to be at the forefront of Machine Learning in the media industry, […]

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GTC Europe 2017 – another roller coaster ride!

Myself and my colleague, Mahesh Pancholi, are fresh back from NVIDIA’s European GPU Technology Conference held in Munich. Jensen Huang, Founder, President and CEO of NVIDIA, started the event by delivering the keynote which set the tone for the three days, the main course being: The Volta V100 GPU The rise and rise of AI and […]

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Leverage your ERP investment and let data fuel your growth

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is the backbone of many organisations. Providing comprehensive management reports across all business operations, marketing and sales, production and delivery, service and finance. Business leaders are now able to see up to the minute operational performance and react decisively as data is accurate, automated and highly visible. This intelligence informs what […]

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Flash + Tape and the 8k Race

Last year Japan’s NHK conducted live 8k broadcast tests at the Rio Olympics opening ceremony in preparation for its plan to fully broadcast the Tokyo Summer 2020 Olympics.  As an ultra-high definition, data-hungry new format, questions have ranged from the affordability and availability of consumer devices to watch the content on, to whether the infrastructure […]

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