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Core Scientific and FAST DATA launches GPU accelerated Spark processing

Core Scientific partners with FASTDATA to host the fastest cloud-based Spark deployments in the world

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Core Scientific partners with FASTDATA to host the fastest cloud-based Spark deployments in the world

Bellevue, WA — August 19, 2019 — Core Scientific www.corescientific.com has partnered with FASTDATA to provide ultra-fast GPU accelerated Spark processing using FASTDATA’s PlasmaEngine and the Core Scientific hosted AI Ready Infrastructure. This hosted solution accelerates existing Spark jobs up to 100x with no need for code rewrite.

Core Scientific is a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technologies, delivering best-in-class infrastructure and software solutions. In an increasingly distributed and connected world, Core Scientific believes AI and blockchain is changing the way information is processed, shared and stored across a range of industries.

"FASTDATA’s technology when combined with Core Scientific’s GPU centric datacenters and supporting infrastructure not only accelerates existing Spark workloads by up to 100x, it also enables enterprises to unlock business insights from data that was inaccessible before. Our AiLab and Core’s Cloud for Data Scientists™ empowers data scientists to take on the most challenging problems." said Jim Benedetto, Core Scientific Chief Data Officer.

As the first system to fully leverage the massive parallel processing power of GPUs, PlasmaENGINE® allows businesses to revolutionize their ETL pipelines without having to change a single line of their Apache Spark code. Unparalleled stream and hyperbatch processing allows businesses to extract value and revenue opportunities from their data that they never deemed possible, while at the same time realizing incredible infrastructure and power savings.

Core Scientific have offered their AiLab and Core’s Cloud for Data Scientists™ for free POC’s with production data to the right applicants. Contact sales@corescientific.com to test drive Spark workloads in a GPU cloud solution.

 


 

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Core Scientific is a leader in Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain hosting, transaction processing and application development. In an increasingly distributed and connected world, we believe Blockchain and AI is changing the way information is processed, shared and stored across a range of industries. Lead by a team that has a 10+ year AI success story, Core Scientific provides custom hosting solutions at scale.

 

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