New HPE Container Platform: Enterprise-Grade Kubernetes, from AI and Analytics to App Modernization

On behalf of our team, I’m excited to introduce the HPE Container Platform. This next-generation solution is the new incarnation of the container-based BlueData software platform –integrated with MapR for persistent container storage and native upstream open source Kubernetes for container orchestration. The HPE Container Platform is a key component of HPE’s hybrid cloud solutions […] Read More

How to Accelerate Model Training and Improve Data Science Productivity with GPUs

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is today’s hot topic—and hot technology. From news headlines to trade shows to boardrooms, everyone is talking about how AI can be used to transform entire industries and deliver groundbreaking business innovations. The use cases may be as mundane as automating the interaction with customers during entry-level support requests, or as sophisticated […] Read More

Now Certified: Deploying Cloudera on Containers with BlueData

Today we’re excited to announce that Hewlett Packard Enterprise, with solutions from BlueData, has partnered with Cloudera to deliver the Enterprise Data Cloud experience running on containers. Building upon our existing partnership and joint customer engagements — along with a similar in-depth certification process with Hortonworks (certified since 2014)—HPE’s container-based BlueData EPIC software platform is now […] Read More

Machine Learning Operationalization in the Enterprise

As enterprises move beyond experimentation to more widespread adoption of AI, a vast majority of them are running into “last mile” issues related to model deployment and management. Gartner predicts that by 2021, at least 50 percent of machine learning models built with the intention of being operationalized will not see the light of day. […] Read More

Enabling a Cloud-Like Experience for On-Premises GPU Infrastructure

In most enterprises today, GPU infrastructure is in high demand for computing-intensive machine learning and deep learning applications. If your organization is embarking on an AI initiative, it’s likely that your data science teams want access to GPU resources for their environments. However, enterprise IT teams face several challenges when managing and provisioning GPU-enabled infrastructure. […] Read More

A New Hybrid IT Vision for AI / ML and Analytics in the Enterprise

When HPE’s acquisition of BlueData was first announced in late November 2018, our co-founder and CEO Kumar Sreekanti outlined the synergies with HPE in his blog post here. Now we’re very excited to announce the next phase of the BlueData journey: BlueData’s software is generally available from HPE and integrated into HPE’s go-to-market strategy. Internally […] Read More

Complex Stateful Applications on Kubernetes: KubeDirector version 0.2

Last summer, I wrote here about our BlueK8s initiative and a new open source project for deploying and managing complex stateful scale-out applications on Kubernetes: KubeDirector. KubeDirector enables data scientists familiar with data-intensive distributed applications such as Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra, TensorFlow, Caffe2, etc. to easily run these applications on Kubernetes. In my blog post on […] Read More

Certification for Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 3.0

The past few months have seen a lot of exciting activity in the AI / ML and Big Data industry — including the merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks, the acquisition of BlueData by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), as well as ongoing innovation throughout the ecosystem. In this blog post, I’ll talk a little bit about […] Read More

HPE + BlueData: Joining Forces in AI/ML and Big Data

Today I’m thrilled to announce that BlueData will be joining forces with one of the legendary giants of Silicon Valley; we signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). This is a huge milestone for our company. I’m excited about our future as part of HPE and the impact this will […] Read More

Distributed Machine Learning Environments with H2O on Containers

More and more enterprises are adopting machine learning in support of their AI and digital transformation initiatives. Here at BlueData, I’ve worked with many customers across multiple industries to implement their machine learning algorithms. Whether in financial services, insurance, life sciences, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, telecommunications, or government … adoption is accelerating across every sector for […] Read More