Building AI Data Platforms With WEKA

Matyáš Prokop in his latest LinkedIn article highlights the importance of high-performance storage in the AI and Machine Learning (AI/ML) context, addressing the challenge of storage inadequacies that often hamper optimal operational performance. He spotlights the WEKA solution, an innovative approach that utilizes NVMe storage in various cloud environments to greatly improve I/O operations. Prokop underlines the cost-effectiveness, improved scalability, flexibility, and overall performance enhancement this solution offers, emphasizing the need for companies to reassess their storage solutions as AI/ML operations grow more complex.

Stopping Resource Waste Resulting From Underutilization With WEKA Converged Mode for AWS

Sulagna Saha reviews WEKA Converged Mode for AWS. In large GPU farms, inefficient utilization creates idle silos of resources. WEKA in Converged Mode helps tap into those resources, thus improving cost-efficiency and sustainability of AI use cases. Read the article on Gestalt IT or watch the demo here at the website.

Cloud Field Day 18: After-Action Perspective From the Delegates

We loved Nathan Bennett’s group Cloud Field Day after-action report video and wrote up an article to go with it at Gestalt IT. The event offered a platform for tech companies to showcase their developments and gain feedback from our delegates. Juniper Networks presenting their AI integration into Apstra, while Mezmo impressed with its telemetry capabilities and user-friendly interface. Long-standing industry player, VMware, was noted for its adaptability in the multi-cloud environment, proving that the evolving tech landscape remains exciting and innovative. Get the delegate reaction to all the presentations in this video!

Building AI Data Platforms With WEKA

Matyáš Prokop examines the development of AI data platforms in this LinkedIn article, documenting WEKA’s advancements. Focusing on aiding data scientists, WEKA builds user-friendly platforms, allowing data scientists to focus on data science work rather than infrastructure management. Prokop emphasizes WEKA’s ability to streamline the data handling process, reducing the need for complex IT infrastructure architecture or manual data management.

Cloud Field Day 18 – After Action Report

This “after-action report” is a YouTube video featuring a group of Cloud Field Day delegates discussing the presentations and content from our recent event. Organized by Nathan Bennett, these videos give an immediate and unvarnished look at the presentations.

WEKA Da Hecka?

Nathan Bennett shares a deep dive into the functionality and benefits of the WEKA Data Platform, designed for high-performance workloads and AI/ML applications. He notes WEKA’s multi-cloud capability, lauding its performant hybrid management across four major cloud marketplaces including AWS, Azure, GCP, and Oracle Cloud. What sets WEKA apart is its cost-effectiveness and its cluster scaling features, enabling it to fit seamlessly into existing business ecosystems and budgets while intelligently managing data workloads.

WEKA at Cloud Field Day 18

Eric Wright explores the benefits and functionalities of the WEKA Data Platform, a system born in 2017 that is performance-oriented and cost-optimized for major cloud providers including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and Oracle Cloud. The platform stands out for being user-friendly, highly resilient, and providing a hybrid model for both private and cloud hosting. Furthermore, it’s designed to efficiently handle AI and ML workloads, offers attractive features for data enthusiasts such as snapshot capabilities, and provides remarkable storage over standard protocols to multiple clouds.

WEKA Wows at Cloud Field Day 18

Ken Nalbone provides an in-depth overview of WEKA’s Data Platform, an all-in-one storage solution designed for high-performance workloads in a recent LinkedIn post. He discusses the platform’s multi-cloud capabilities, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness, highlighting its auto-scaling and auto-healing features. Nalbone also praises its hybrid deployment potential, making it a single solution for on-premise and cloud storage needs.

Cloud Field Day Report: WEKA Throws the Data Gauntlet

Allyson Klein highlights the impressive performance and cost-saving capabilities of the WEKA Data Platform in this post. The platform’s ability to run across all major cloud providers and notably reduce carbon emissions are key highlights. Of particular interest is WEKA’s “converged mode zero footprint” solution, demonstrating innovative strides in resource and cost efficiency that will be beneficial as demand for cloud-based AI and HPC workloads rises.

Automation, Analytics, and More at Cloud Field Day 18

Announcing Cloud Field Day, streaming live next week! This event is broadcast live on LinkedIn and the Tech Field Day website, and includes presentations from Juniper Networks, Mezmo, Prosimo, and AMD on Wednesday and VMware, WEKA, and Fortinet on Thursday, focusing on automation, data center analytics, and telemetry. Join the conversation about cloud-native networking, application migration, and monitoring strategies during the sessions on October 18th and 19th!

Weka 4 – The Data Platform?

Chris Evans gives his opinion on WEKA’s latest release of WEKA 4. Described as a “data platform”, check out what Chris has to say about the next iteration of this product and how it fits into the data management category. You can find his thoughts, and all the videos from Cloud Field Day, on the Tech Field Day website.

Seamlessly Migrating the Most Sophisticated Workloads to Public Cloud With the Latest WEKA 4

In this Gestalt IT article written by Sulagna Saha, she talked about WEKA’s presentation at June’s Cloud Field Day. Sulagna goes into detail on the newest version of the WEKA data platform that is designed to move the most generic to the most demanding workloads to the cloud. Check out her thoughts here, or on the Gestalt IT website!

Day Two Cloud 157: Highlights of Cloud Field Day 14

Day Two Clouds host, Ned Bellavance, attended this past Cloud Field Day as a delegate! In his latest podcast, joined by Ethan Banks and Chris Hayner, they talk about presentations from WEKA, Alkira, and Morpheus Data. Check out their thoughts here!

Cloud Field Day 14 – Event Details and Summary

Chris Hayner attended the most recent Cloud Field Day as a delegate! He now gives us a summary of each presentation along with the wide range of use cases that were displayed. Check out here what Chris thought of at this past Cloud Field Day and why multi-cloud is inevitable.

Some Thoughts Following Cloud Field Day 14

In Craig Rodgers latest blog post, he talks about presentations from this past Cloud Field Day, specifically from; Alkira, NetApp, Lightbits Labs, and WEKA. Craig attended Cloud Field Day as a delegate and gives some insight into his previous predications and if they were met by these presenters. He was interested in learning more about hybrid cloud infrastructures, check out which vendor offered something Craig has never seen before!

An Introduction to Cloud Field Day 14

Craig Rodgers will be attending June’s Cloud Field Day as a delegate. In this post, he gives a quick insight to who is presenting at Cloud Field Day and what he is looking forward to the most. Check out his thoughts here!

Preparing for CloudFieldDay 14

Lino Telera, a Field Day delegate, will be attending this June’s Cloud Field Day. In this post he gives an overview of each company that will be presenting and which he is looking forward to seeing the most. Take a look at what he has to say!

Accelerating AI Data Pipeline With WEKA

Writing for Gestalt IT, Sulagna Saha talks about WEKA’s presentation at this past AI Field Day where WEKA showcased their WEKA Data Platform for AI. Sulagna goes into detail on how this platform will focus on obstacles and enable building an efficient AI data pipeline at reduced cost. Check out her thoughts here!

AI Field Day Returns With a Focus on Data

AI Field Day returns in May! More applications are bringing machine learning capabilities, and companies are looking at deploying their own artificial intelligence applications as well. Stephen Foskett talks about which companies will be presenting and what we can look forward to. Check out his thoughts here!

WekaIO and a Fresh Approach

WekaIO is no stranger to presenting at Storage Field Day, and Dan Frith was definitely interested in hearing their latest updates at our most recent event. They presented their storage solution as something that bridges the compromises between performance and sharable, claiming to support exabyte scale across a single namespace, with networked storage performance faster than local storage. They offer this with a simple management interface and an expected enterprise feature set, including end-to-end data encryption. While its easy to get caught up in hype from a single presentation, Dan has heard from WeakIO several times now, and remains impressed with the technology and implementation.