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GPU Acceleration Enables Location-Based Analytics at Scale

By Nohyun Myung | September 29, 2017

We exist in a world where data is being generated at an exponential rate. Many of these datasets contain time and location information that provide context to the data. Location is the glue that enables us to see new patterns from growing collections of information. Most notably, location-aware datasets also allow us to discover patterns…

How GPU Databases Are Used to Transform Everything from Smart Cities to the Telco Industry

By Michele Nemschoff | September 28, 2017

GPU acceleration is changing the game for fast, location-based analytics. Why? The unique multi-core architecture of GPUs makes it possible to process many computations efficiently and quickly. In fact, the breakout success story this year is around IoT uses cases with GPU databases that “push real-time streaming use cases to the front burner,” according to Ovum’s 2017 Trends…

New O’Reilly Book on GPUs for Data Analytics

By Michele Nemschoff | September 25, 2017

The new O’Reilly book, Introduction to GPUs for Data Analytics, co-authored by our own Eric Mizell is now available! This is the first book to outline how advances in accelerated computing technology can be leveraged to address current and future database and big data analytics challenges. This book is available for download as an ebook from Kinetica. Or,…

6 Ways GPU Acceleration is Disrupting Financial Analytics

By Jacob Lee | September 19, 2017

Next-generation GPU computing is opening new opportunities for intelligent, real-time analytics within the Financial Services industry. It is widely reported that in the early 1800s, the Rothschild banking family of France set up a vast network of pigeon lofts spread across Europe, and deployed a prized coop of racing pigeons to fly between its financial…

Forecasting Sales Using Regression Analysis and UDFs

By Karthik Lalithraj | September 15, 2017

Congratulations. You’ve just been promoted to Vice President of Data and Analytics at one of the largest American auto manufacturers. Before you’ve even had a chance to sit down, have a cup of coffee, and enjoy your corner office on the 45th floor, your new boss needs to see a forecast of new car sales of the…