The Rise of GPU Databases

Currently, the three primary cloud analytic database platforms (Redshift / Snowflake / BigQuery) use CPUs. Other data-intensive applications have made the switch to GPUs to take advantage of their superior parallel processing, but this change is only beginning in the world of analytic databases. 

Several companies have begun to play in this space; my hope is that the tech gets incorporated into an offering from AWS or GCP. This represents real opportunity for a decrease in query response times.


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