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NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer sets record in processing performance in STAC-A2 Benchmarks

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 4:34am

TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, July 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that the NEC SX-Aurora TSUBASA vector supercomputer set a record in the STAC-A2 Benchmark tests, which measure the computational performance of Monte Carlo-based risk simulations common in financial markets.
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    In recent years, as the digitization of financial transactions has progressed, the amount of data being processed has increased exponentially.
  • Based on the results of the STAC-A2, NEC aims to use SX-Aurora TSUBASA to help improve the fairness and reliability of financial markets.
  • Moreover, the system is specialized for high-speed processing of large-scale data using NEC's unique vector processors, making it ideal for contributing to financial markets.

Cloud Native Geospatial Ecosystem Community Releases STAC Specification version 1.0.0 to Connect Remote Sensing Data into a Network of Information about the Earth

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:58pm

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Cloud Native Geospatial Ecosystem Community announces the release of the SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) specification version 1.0.0.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Cloud Native Geospatial Ecosystem Community announces the release of the SpatioTemporal Asset Catalog (STAC) specification version 1.0.0.
  • The STAC specification is an open metadata standard that systemically describes remotely sensed data of the Earth.
  • The Cloud Native Geospatial Ecosystem Community comprises Earth observation data providers from the private and public sectors, developers working with geospatial data, and consumers of spatial datasets.
  • STAC provides a uniform index that describes a range of geospatial information, allowing users to discover spatial data across time, space, and cloud storage locations.

HPC Storage Focused Panasas Joins the STAC Benchmark Council

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 12:38pm

Panasas , a leader in high-performance computing (HPC) data storage solutions, announced today that the company has joined the STAC Benchmark Council.

Key Points: 
  • Panasas , a leader in high-performance computing (HPC) data storage solutions, announced today that the company has joined the STAC Benchmark Council.
  • The STAC Benchmark Council develops technology benchmark standards based on workloads strategically important to financial organizations.
  • We look forward to Panasas contributions to the ongoing discussion of high-performance data storage and seeing them leverage STAC Benchmarks.
  • 2021 Panasas, Inc. Panasas, the Panasas logo, PanFS and ActiveStor are trademarks or registered trademarks of Panasas, Inc., in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Canada Invests in Bioenergy in Quebec

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 6:30pm

The Quebec government also invested $2.5 million from the Wood Innovation Program, managed by the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, to support the Westbury company.

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  • The Quebec government also invested $2.5 million from the Wood Innovation Program, managed by the Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks, to support the Westbury company.
  • This additional fund is one of the various improvement measures put forward by Transition nergtique Qubec to help Quebec companies resume their activities.
  • The Government of Canada and Quebec are committed to innovation and building a clean energy future to strengthen the economy, create good jobs and support the natural resource sectors.
  • The support of the Clean Growth Program, including its STAC component,has triggered the interest of two Quebec government programs, now committed to the project led by CRB."

WekaIO Delivers Record-Breaking Results on 17 STAC-M3 “Tick Analytics” Benchmarks Using HPE Apollo Systems

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 3:00pm

The Weka File System (WekaFS) running on these HPE servers delivered record-breaking performance at scale for the STAC-M3 Tick Analytics Benchmarkssetting 12 STAC-M3 world records for mean query-response times and 5 world records for throughput.

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  • The Weka File System (WekaFS) running on these HPE servers delivered record-breaking performance at scale for the STAC-M3 Tick Analytics Benchmarkssetting 12 STAC-M3 world records for mean query-response times and 5 world records for throughput.
  • These results affirm that an integrated storage solution from Weka and HPE is the ideal choice for algorithmic trading and quantitative analysis workloads common in financial services.
  • The STAC-M3 benchmark specifications are maintained by the STAC Benchmark Council, which consists of over 500 financial institutions and vendor organizations.
  • STAC-M3 Antuco and Kanaga Benchmark Suites are the industry standard for testing solutions that enable high-speed analytics on time series data such as tick database stacks.

STACS DNA Gaining Momentum with Sample Tracking Solutions in 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 1:00pm

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- By the end of 2019, STACS DNA will have rolled out Track-Kit Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) tracking systems in five states, with two more going live in 2020.

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  • OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- By the end of 2019, STACS DNA will have rolled out Track-Kit Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) tracking systems in five states, with two more going live in 2020.
  • "STACS DNA was able to bring the whole state of Texas online in just a few months," says Steve Gareau, Chief Information Officer for STACS DNA.
  • STACS DNA rebranded and launched a new corporate website to reflect the company's expanding sample tracking offerings and the inclusion of new markets:
    STACS : The website better explains the STACS Sample Tracking and Lab Management products and capabilities for forensics DNA labs.
  • STACS software is the most comprehensive DNA sample tracking and lab management software, maximizing processing throughput and minimizing risk.

Pavilion Data Achieves World Records in STAC-M3™ Benchmarks

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 1:00pm

Pavilion Data Systems, the leader in NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF), announced today record-breaking results of STAC-M3 benchmarks in a new Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) Report released this week.

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  • Pavilion Data Systems, the leader in NVMe-over-Fabrics (NVMe-oF), announced today record-breaking results of STAC-M3 benchmarks in a new Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) Report released this week.
  • The Pavilion array came ahead of all other publicly disclosed solutions involving kdb+ and flash arrays in eight tick analytics benchmarks.
  • VR Satish, Pavilion Data CTO, will then present architectural considerations for large-scale workloads in a session called NVMe-oF for High-Frequency Trading.
  • These tests show that NVMe over Fabric using the Pavilion Hyperparallel Flash Array represents a valid option to support high-performance kdb+ market data analytics.

Texas Now Tracking Sexual Assault Evidence Statewide with STACS DNA's Track-Kit

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 5:15pm

OTTAWA, Ontario, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- STACS DNA, the sample-tracking solutions company, today announced that Texas has completed its statewide rollout of the Track-Kit sexual assault evidence (SAE) tracking system .

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, Ontario, Sept. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- STACS DNA, the sample-tracking solutions company, today announced that Texas has completed its statewide rollout of the Track-Kit sexual assault evidence (SAE) tracking system .
  • "STACS DNA was able to bring the whole state of Texas online in just a few months," says Steve Gareau, Chief Information Officer for STACS DNA.
  • Texas has been a STACS DNA customer since 2009 when it selected STACS Database for DNA sample tracking and lab management in its CODIS laboratory.
  • STACS software is the most comprehensive DNA sample tracking and lab management software, maximizing processing throughput and minimizing risk.

Company.com STAC Platform selected as finalist for Impact Award

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:37pm

ATLANTA, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Company.com's industry-defining STAC (Service & Technology Application Cloud) platform has been announced as a finalist for the Southern Software Association's "Impact Award" honoring companies and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in bringing new technology solutions to the market.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Company.com's industry-defining STAC (Service & Technology Application Cloud) platform has been announced as a finalist for the Southern Software Association's "Impact Award" honoring companies and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in bringing new technology solutions to the market.
  • The platform was officially launched earlier this year after more than three years of continuous development, evolution, and optimization.
  • "In the case of the STAC Platform," he added, "we enable entrepreneurs to streamline their small-business products and services onto one dashboard, with one account and one bill to manage."
  • Founded in 2008, Company.com specializes in aggregating and integrating best-in-class software and services for small businesses through its proprietary "STAC," or "Service & Technology Application Cloud" platform environment.

Pavilion Data CTO to Speak at the STAC Summit New York City and Chicago Innovation Roundup

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 1:00pm

Pavilion Data Systems, an industry leader in NVMe-oF storage technologies, announced today that the companys CTO will be presenting at the STAC Summit in New York City on June 6 and in Chicago on June 18.

Key Points: 
  • Pavilion Data Systems, an industry leader in NVMe-oF storage technologies, announced today that the companys CTO will be presenting at the STAC Summit in New York City on June 6 and in Chicago on June 18.
  • VR Satish , CTO of Pavilion Data, will be part of the Innovation Roundup with a session called Managing NVMe Storage at Rack-Scale.
  • STAC Summits bring together industry leaders in ML/DL engineering, data engineering, system architecture, application development, infrastructure engineering, andoperational intelligence to discuss important technical challenges in the finance industry.
  • Its ultra-fast, rack-scale NVMe-over-Fabric Storage Platform ingests, processes, stores and serves an order of magnitude more data for massively-parallel modern applications.