Hype Cycle for Compute Infrastructure, 2018

Published: 19 July 2018 ID: G00340106

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Advances in the maturity of hyperconverged and OS containers are among the key 2018 trends affecting compute infrastructure on-premises and in the cloud. Here, we describe the maturity and benefits of 28 compute innovations to enable infrastructure and operations leaders to decide which to deploy.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • The Hype Cycle
    • The Priority Matrix
    • Off the Hype Cycle
    • On the Rise
      • Edge Supercomputing
      • ML-Augmented DCs
      • Redfish Specification
      • Neuromorphic Hardware
      • Quantum Computing
      • Serverless Infrastructure
      • Composable Infrastructure
    • At the Peak
      • Deep Neural Network ASICs
      • Micro Operating Systems
      • Next-Generation Memory
      • Container Management
      • Hyperconverged Infrastructure
      • OS Containers
    • Sliding Into the Trough
      • Edge Servers
      • FPGA Accelerators
      • In-Memory Integrated Stack
      • Software-Defined Compute
      • Hyperconverged Integrated Systems
      • Scale-Up In-Memory
      • ARM Servers
      • Server-Side Client Graphics
      • Solid-State DIMMs
      • Hybrid DIMMs
      • Scale-Out In-Memory
      • OpenPOWER
    • Climbing the Slope
      • In-Memory Computing
    • Entering the Plateau
      • GPU Accelerators
      • Server (Life Cycle) Automation
    • Appendixes
      • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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