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Notes from the first Ray meetup

The Ray team is starting a series of meetups, the first of which was held at OpenAI (in San Francisco) on August 2, 2018, with over 50 people in attendance! Here is a great summary of what was presented,

August 15, 2018

MLPerf: SPEC for ML

The RISE Lab at UC Berkeley today joins Baidu, Google, Harvard University, and Stanford University to announce a new benchmark suite for machine learning called MLPerf at the O’Reilly AI conference in New York Cit

May 2, 2018

NSF Expeditions Proposal Awarded to RISELab!

The UC Berkeley RISELab has been awarded the prestigious NSF Expedition Award by the National Science Foundation (NSF).  The expedition award, which provides $10 million in funding over five years, is awarded

February 28, 2018

Pictures from RISE Winter 2018 retreat!

Our biggest retreat so far (182 registered attendees!) happened January 10 – 12, 2018, at Monterey Tides hotel. We had lots of productive interactions (presentations, meeting, poster sessions), but also

January 23, 2018

November 2017 Newsletter Published!

The third installment of the RISELab newsletter went out on November 15. You can read all about what’s been going on here. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, simply fill out this form.

November 16, 2017

RISELab to cooperate with Alibaba DAMO Academy

Alibaba Group launched a massive global research program, “Alibaba DAMO Academy”, by committing $15B in funding. The Academy aims to increase technological collaboration worldwide, advance the

November 3, 2017

FireSim featured on the AWS Compute Blog

The FireSim project was recently featured on the AWS Compute Blog. Read the article here: Bringing Datacenter-Scale Hardware-Software Co-design to the Cloud with FireSim and Amazon EC2 F1 Instances.

October 26, 2017

ActiveClean featured in “the morning paper”

ActiveClean has been featured in today’s “the morning paper“. The ActiveClean project aims to develop tools and algorithms to address one of the key steps in model training pipelines: handle

October 4, 2017

PyWren wins Best Vision Paper Award at SOCC’17

PyWren won the Best Vision paper Award at SOCC’17. PyWren is a new paralle computation engine that drmatically lowers the barrier for scientists to use public cloud for massively parallel worklods, by

October 4, 2017

Latest RISE Camp Updates

PLEASE NOTE: tutorials are not Live Streamed – they will be made available on the event page at a later date

September 7, 2017

RISE Camp 2017 is happening!

For the latest agenda updates and link to the Live Stream (starting at 9 AM), please go to the event website: https://risecamp.berkeley.edu/.

September 7, 2017

Second RISELab Newsletter!

In case you missed it (it went out on August 1, 2017), you can still read a web copy here. If you’d like to be added to our mailing list, please fill out this form.

August 7, 2017

Announcing Ground v0.1

We’re excited to be releasing v0.1 of the Ground project! Ground is a data context service. It is a central repository for all the information surrounding the use of data in an organization. Ground concerns itself

July 18, 2017

RISELab and the 5G Innovators Initiative (5GI2)

5G, also known as Fifth Generation Mobile Networks, is an emerging global telecommunication system designed for the next generation of significantly higher wireless data bandwidths to support a variety of consumer,

July 13, 2017

Wenting Zheng is Awarded the 2017-18 IBM PhD Fellowship

Wenting Zheng was awarded the prestigious IBM PhD Fellowship for her work on  security and distributed systems. Wenting is actively studying new methods for scalable secure analytics, multi-party computation

June 16, 2017

Announcing Ray 0.1

https://ray-project.github.io/ray/2017/05/20/announcing-ray.html

May 25, 2017

Join RISELab at NSDI’17

Join RISELab at NSDI’17 on March 27th through the 29th in Boston.  There we will be presenting the Opaque and Clipper systems. Please see the below links to read the final versions of the papers and try

March 24, 2017