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

A Hybrid and Multi-Cloud Playbook for AI and Big Data Workloads

Today, on behalf of the entire product team at BlueData, I’m thrilled to announce the general availability of BlueData EPIC on Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This includes support for multi-cloud deployments as well as support for each of these public cloud services in a hybrid architecture. Here at BlueData, we’ve been continuing […] Read More

Operation: Stateful. Introducing BlueK8s and Kubernetes Director

The juggernaut that is Kubernetes has been underway and gaining momentum for some time now. It provides an extensible container orchestration framework for automating the deployment, scaling, and management of any containerized application. It has a rich ecosystem of plugins for handling everything from storage to security. And while it was originally designed for running […] Read More

Containerization for Big Data and Machine Learning

Today we announced the latest release of the BlueData EPIC software platform, with several exciting new innovations for the containerization of Big Data and machine learning workloads. This new ‘summer release’ for BlueData EPIC represents dozens of new features developed by our software engineering team over the past few months. In large part, this new functionality […] Read More

Hortonworks Certification: HDP on Docker Containers with BlueData

Running unmodified open source distributed computing frameworks on Docker containers has long been one of BlueData’s core value propositions. With that in mind, Hortonworks was one of BlueData’s first partners in the Apache Hadoop and Big Data ecosystem; the BlueData EPIC software platform was first certified for the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) back in 2014. […] Read More