cloud computing

Confidentiality and Governance of Cloud Services

Your team has spent months developing, tuning and perfecting a complex deep neural network to classify important financial, medical or government data. The application has been containerized, packaged, and is finally ready to deploy as a public service on the cloud, but one thing stands in the way. How do you get assurance that your […]

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Women in IBM Research progressing cloud computing from all angles

This month, we are highlighting the work of women researchers at IBM who are pushing the frontiers of hybrid cloud technology. Each of them showcase the tremendous breadth of expertise, and the depth of research, that goes into building this next generation of computing.

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Bringing AI to the Command Line

For decades, developers and researchers have been using the command line interface (CLI) to build, execute, and deploy the software that runs the world around us. Users have come to love, hate and, eventually, embrace the unique, idiosyncratic, and sometimes antiquated challenges associated with using the terminal shell; and have adapted their behaviors and usage […]

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IBM Research at IEEE World Congress on Services 2019

IBM Research is proud to have participated in the 2019 IEEE World Congress on Services and played a key sponsorship role.

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From Seed to Shelf: How IBM Innovations Will Transform Every Stage of the Food Supply Chain Within the Next Five Years

The annual 5 in 5 – five breakthroughs out of IBM's global labs that stand to help improve our lives in the next five years.

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Efficient Deep Learning Training on the Cloud with Small Files

Here I describe an approach to efficiently train deep learning models on machine learning cloud platforms (e.g., IBM Watson Machine Learning) when the training dataset consists of a large number of small files (e.g., JPEG format) and is stored in an object store like IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS). As an example, I train a […]

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Semantic Cache for AI-Enabled Image Analysis

The Semantic Cache combines the low latency of edge deployments with the near-infinite resources available in the cloud to support AI workloads.

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Advancing cloud with memory disaggregation

Here at IBM Research – Ireland, we are rethinking the very foundations on which the cloud is built. We are developing a concept and prototype for low-power and high-utilization disaggregated cloud data centres that break known boundaries, enabling the dynamic creation of fit-for-purpose computing environments from a pool of disaggregated resources. Today’s cloud data centres […]

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Making container technology work for persistent microservices

In the technology realm, containers are an approach to running a compute environment, a bit like virtual machines (VM). Users typically prefer containers because they use resources more efficiently, start and stop much faster, and are less expensive to maintain. IBM Research co-developed Ubiquity with the IBM Cloud Storage Solutions team with the objective of […]

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The era of AI — and the technologies that will deliver it

I recently participated in a panel at Applied Materials’ 2017 Analyst Day to talk about artificial intelligence (AI). Yes, a materials company asked me, an executive overseeing semiconductor research, to join other technologists to give our view of AI – demonstrating how interest in AI has permeated all aspects of the IT industry! To lead […]

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Upping the microservices game with Istio: A microservice mesh

In June last year I reported here the open sourcing of Amalgam8 – a microservice fabric first to provide a central control over layer 7 routing across a mesh of microservices that constitutes a cloud app. The value of Amalgam8 is in removing the burden and complexity of integrating the smaller microservices that comprise an […]

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New app lets crowds use their phones to display a single message

More than 4 million people, across every state in the US, participated in the January 22 Women’s March. And the recent Earth Day marches spanned six continents. The messages were clear – but there were hundreds if not thousands of them (from pink knitted caps, to “There’s No Planet B” scrawled on cardboard signs). I […]

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