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How Ryft Uses AWS’s Reprogrammable Chips for Big Data Analytics in Hybrid Cloud

Submitted by on September 21, 2017 – 11:43 pmNo Comment

Field Programmable Gate Arrays, or FPGAs, have some big advantages. You get the data parallelism of GPUs but without the high power bill; you get ASIC-like compute efficiency but with more flexibility, because you can reprogram them. But programming them is complicated, and that’s always been a problem, restricting FPGA use cases to specialized appliances.

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But that’s changing, as cloud giants integrate FPGAs into their data center infrastructure. Amazon Web Services’ latest F1 FPGA cloud instances, rolled out earlier this month, enable businesses to move those specialized-appliance workloads to the cloud. One such business is Ryft, which now offers its FPGA-powered search acceleration on AWS.

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