Inside Yahoo’s Super-Sized Deep Learning Cluster

As the ancestral home of Hadoop, Yahoo is a big user of the open source software. In fact, its 32,000-node cluster is the still the largest in the world. Now the Web giant is souping up its massive investment in Hadoop to give it a deep learning environment that’s the envy of the valley.With more than 600 petabytes of data spread across 40,000 Hadoop nodes, Yahoo is obviously a big believer in all things Hadoop. After all, Doug Cutting and Mike Cafarella worked for Yahoo when they first created Hadoop 10 years ago. But the latest news out of Yahoo show the company is pushing the limits of traditional Hadoop and encroaching on high performance computing’s (HPC) traditional stomping grounds. In a blog post, the company’s engineering department shared information…


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