Posts by panos

Using FPGA superpowers to speed up cloud workloads with InAccel 🚀

July 6th, 2018 Posted by Investments 0 thoughts on “Using FPGA superpowers to speed up cloud workloads with InAccel 🚀”

There is nothing new under the Sun, the saying goes, and that also holds true for Field Programmable Gate Arrays. FPGAs though are back with a rage, with major cloud vendors offering FPGA-as-a-service and chip manufacturers renewing their interest in the space. Among other facts, Intel acquired Altera for $16B and is now shipping the new Intel Xeon CPUs with an integrated FPGA.

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Build on protocols (not necessarily blockchains)

May 16th, 2018 Posted by Founders, Value Creation 0 thoughts on “Build on protocols (not necessarily blockchains)”

Investing in fat protocols is all the rage in the startup world today. Still, investing in protocols is nothing new. Web 2.0 startups came to life thanks to the Web open & standard (🙏) protocol  (HTTP, HTML, CSS, AJAX). Before that, many networking companies bet their existence on the TCP/IP stack, when others put their bets on private non-standard networking protocols that ended up in the trash bin of computer history.

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Podcast Episode 13: Computational Genomics

May 3rd, 2018 Posted by Podcast, Podcasts 0 thoughts on “Podcast Episode 13: Computational Genomics”

Podcast Episode 13 is out and this time we are hosting Eugenia Giannopoulou & Konstantinos Vougas talking #computational #Genomics processes & applications. We further dive into topics like the toolset bioinformaticians use & opportunities for #startups in the space. We further dive into topics like the toolset bioinformaticians use & opportunities for #startups in the space.

Podcast Episode 12: Containers, Orchestration and Workload Transformation

March 28th, 2018 Posted by Podcast 0 thoughts on “Podcast Episode 12: Containers, Orchestration and Workload Transformation”

In our podcast episode #12 we are discussing with our friends Nikos Anerousis of IBMDimitris Moraitis of mist.ioand Antonis Kalipetis of SourceLair about #containers#orchestration and #workload #transformation. We explain what they are, what is the current adoption and where the world of #IT is heading. Tune in, to listen about the impact of containers on modern IT operations and businesses.

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