HPCWire, Mellanox Roars Through Second Quarter As InfiniBand Revenue Takes Off, here. Romley deliveries pushes InfiniBand Sales up.
With the rollout of high performance, lossless Ethernet products over the last few years, there were more than a few analysts predicting the slow retreat of InfiniBand. But thanks to a peculiar confluence of technology roadmaps, a payoff in some investments made by Mellanox, and a pent-up demand for server and storage deployment now being alleviated by Intel’s Romley platform, InfiniBand is having a big year. And not just in its traditional HPC stronghold.
Weisenthal, Business Insider, UBS: NASDAQ’s ‘Gross Mishandling’ Of The Facebook IPO Cost Us $356 Million, here.
UBS has announced quarterly earnings, and with it, has spelled out for the first time, how the botched Facebook IPO opening day cost it hundreds of millions (as had been previously reported).
Specifically, it says that operational failures at the NASDAQ caused it to lose 349 million Swiss Franc (which today is about $356 million.
Mathbabe, Statisticians aren’t the problem for data science. The real problem is too many posers, here. Real stat/ds problems, huh, I’d say 1. Higgs; 2. Domestic Equity Market Structure and Microstructure, and then 3. Posers. But that’s just me, I ‘m not an expert or anything. You could argue for putting the global recession, or the European debt crisis, or enumeration of social inequality in at number three, but Too Many Posers is good. Sometimes you just need to draw a line in the sand.
What I really want to rant about today though is something else, namely posers. There are far too many posers out there in the land of data scientists, and it’s getting to the point where I’m starting to regret throwing my hat into that ring.