PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwired - May 1, 2013) - YarcData, a Cray (
Urika's highly scalable, real-time platform supports ad hoc queries, pattern-based searches, inferencing and deduction. The system is purpose-built for graph analytics, featuring graph-optimized hardware and a graph database optimized for the underlying hardware, enabling applications to interact with the appliance using the industry standard interfaces of RDF/SPARQL defined by the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C). Singularly focused on graph analytics, Urika augments existing analytical environments by delivering new high-value discoveries and insights that drive competitive advantage.
"We believe being named a cool vendor by Gartner validates the potential of graph analytics to usher in a new era of discovery and innovation, and reinforces the leading role YarcData plays in this space," said Arvind Parthasarathi, president of YarcData. "Our customers are using Urika to solve previously intractable problems and it's exciting to see them systematically find new discoveries that have significant impact, like accelerating new cancer treatments, new drug repurposing, new risk/fraud identification, and new cyber threat discovery."
About the Urika™ Appliance
The Urika system is a purpose-built appliance for graph analytics featuring graph-optimized hardware that provides up to 512 terabytes of global shared memory; massively-multithreaded graph processors supporting 128 threads/processor; highly scalable I/O with data ingest rates of up to 350 terabytes per hour; and an RDF/SPARQL database optimized for the underlying hardware enabling applications to interact with the appliance using industry standard interfaces. The Urika system complements an existing data warehouse or Hadoop cluster by offloading graph workloads and interoperating within the existing analytics workflow. Subscription pricing for on-premise deployment of the appliance eases the adoption of the Urika system into existing IT environments.
About YarcData LLC
YarcData LLC, a Cray company, delivers business-focused real-time graph analytics for enterprises to gain business insight by discovering unknown relationships in Big Data. Customers include the Canadian government, Mayo Clinic, Noblis, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Sandia National Laboratories, and the United States government, among others. YarcData is based in the San Francisco bay area and more information is at www.yarcdata.com.
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Global supercomputing leader Cray Inc. (
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