“With around 3.2 billion computer operations (3.2 gigaflops) per watt, the combination of GPUs CPUs makes “Piz Daint” one of the world’s most energy-efficient supercomputers in the petaflop performance class.”
Arista Networks filed for an initial public offering today. Founded by Andy Bechtolsheim, Arista builds switches that handle traffic at large internet data centers for companies including Facebook Inc, Yahoo Inc, Comcast Corp and Citigroup Inc. The company said it would raise $200 million from the offering, but the final size of the IPO could vary.
In this video from GTC 2014, Steve Oberlin from Nvidia describes his new role as Chief Technical Officer for Accelerated Computing. Along the way, he discusses: the HPC lessons learned from the CRAY T3E and other systems, Nvidia’s plans to tackle the challenges of the HPC Memory Wall, the current status on Project Denver, and how Nvidia plans to couple to the POWER architecture in future systems.
In this video, industry analyst Rob Farber shares his perspectives on the recent GPU technology announcements from Nvidia. “At the 2014 GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia announced a new interconnect called NVLink which enables the next step in harnessing the full potential of the accelerator, and the Pascal GPU architecture with stacked memory, slated for 2016.”