Brad McCredie

With IBM POWER9, we’re all riding the AI wave

There’s a big connection between my love for water sports and hardware design — both involve observing waves and planning several moves ahead. Four years ago, when we started sketching the POWER9™ chip from scratch, we saw an upsurge of modern workloads driven by artificial intelligence and massive data sets. We are now ready to […]

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Proposition: No speed limit on NVIDIA Volta with rise of AI

This is an era of data-centric computing.  There’s no doubt about that.  For those in hardware engineering who embraced disruption over the past few years – my colleagues at IBM Cognitive Systems and our partner NVIDIA included – this sudden rise of AI-inspired applications is a once or twice-in-a-career thrill. From a practical perspective, we […]

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Bringing SAP HANA to a true enterprise-class platform

Today, SAP announced the availability of its HANA in-memory database technology on IBM Power Systems across the entire POWER8 portfolio. In addition to being a valuable extension of our long-time partnership, SAP HANA on Power represents continued momentum for in-memory analytics and exciting news for our joint clients in the market. SAP HANA will now be available […]

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Why POWER8 tops the price performance charts

OpenPOWER Foundation momentum continues to grow throughout the technology industry, as companies take notice of the sizable benefits that open innovation delivers over closed, proprietary environments. It is now a community of over 130 members that is growing weekly. This momentum comes through the collaborative spirit of some of the finest technological minds in the […]

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