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WekaIO to Manage WeRide's AI Data Pipeline

July 21, 2020 / Business Wire

WekaIO™, the innovation leader in high-performance and scalable file storage, announced today that WeRide, a smart mobility company with industry-leading autonomous driving technologies, has selected the Weka File System (WekaFS™), the world’s fastest shared parallel file system from WekaIO, to manage its artificial intelligence (AI) data pipeline from the edge to the core to the cloud. WeRide implemented WekaFS using a hybrid model to manage compute and storage resources both on-premises using commodity Intel x86-based servers and in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. WeRide chose WekaFS because it presented a hardware-agnostic solution that was also the most cost-efficient, delivering high-bandwidth I/O to the company’s GPU farm for high performance with mixed workloads.

WeRide is a multi-faceted AI startup that works on advanced research and development (R&D) cycles for Level 4 (L4) autonomous driving vehicles and on partnerships with tra...