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Caesars Entertainment to Speak about Performing Super-Charged Tableau Queries with Kinetica’s GPU-Accelerated Database at Tableau Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kinetica, provider of the world’s fastest GPU-accelerated analytics database, today announced that Caesars Entertainment Corporation will present a session at Tableau Conference 2017 about how it harnessed the power of GPU-accelerated computing to enable 24x faster on load and 3.5x faster on query reporting on Tableau with Kinetica’s in-memory, GPU-enabled database. Additionally, Kinetica will present at Bay Area GPU-Accelerated Computing Meetup in October.

Details of upcoming presentations include:

Tableau Conference 2017
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When:  Tuesday, October 10 at 3:30 pm
Where:  Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV
What:  SVP, Chief Analytics Officer Gene Lee of Caesars Entertainment Corporation will present a session titled, “Playing to Win – Turbocharged Tableau with a GPU Database.”   Tableau query performance shifts into an entirely new gear when taking advantage of the massively parallel compute processing power of GPUs. Learn what happens when the world’s most diversified casino-entertainment provider deploys the industry’s fastest database to accelerate Tableau dashboards.  Gene will share his real world experience with cloud deployment with Tableau Server and Kinetica enabling 24x faster on load and 3.75x fast on query reporting on Tableau through utilizing Kinetica.  Kinetica will also exhibit at the conference in Booth #115.

Bay Area GPU-Accelerated Computing Meetup
When:  Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm 
Where:  NVIDIA, Building E (Marco Polo Room), 2770 Scott Blvd, Santa Clara, CA.  Register here
What:  Mate Radalj, vice president, field operations, Kinetica, will present, “Bring Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics to Geospatial Data with a GPU Data.”

Additionally, Kinetica can be found exhibiting at the GPU Technology Conference Europe on October 10 – 12 in Munich, Germany; FutureTech Jakarta on October 10; TDWI Accelerate on October 16 – 17 in Bellevue, WA; NVIDIA AI Conference on October 23 – 24 in Singapore; and NVIDIA Deep Learning Day on October 31 – November 2 in Seoul, South Korea.

About Kinetica
Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Kinetica is the provider of the only GPU database to combine data warehouse, advanced analytics, visualizations, and is optimized for running machine learning and deep learning models. With Kinetica, users can simultaneously ingest, explore, analyze and visualize fast-moving, complex data within milliseconds to make critical decisions and find efficiencies, lower cost, generate new revenue and improve customer experience. Customers in verticals such as financial services, retail, healthcare, utilities and public sector use Kinetica for fast OLAP, convergence of AI and BI, and geospatial analytics. Amazon, Cisco, Dell, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NVIDIA and Tableau are part of the Kinetica ecosystem of cloud, hardware, server and software partners. Investors include Canvas Ventures, Citi Ventures, GreatPoint Ventures, and Meritech Capital Partners. Learn more at www.kinetica.com.

Media Contact:
Beth Winkowski
Winkowski Public Relations, LLC for Kinetica

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