Durham University Cosmologists, DiRAC and Dell Improve HPC Energy Efficiency without Sacrificing Performance

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE]  Since the beginning of human existence, people have looked into the night sky and wondered how the universe began. Cosmologists using the UK’s Memory Intensive DiRAC HPC service at Durham ….

Intersect360 Sizes HPC-AI Market at $85.7B, Up 62% Driven by Hyperscalers

Analyst firm Intersect360 Research has released its annual report placing the worldwide market for scalable computing infrastructure for HPC and AI at $85.7 billion in 2023, up 62.4 percent year-over-year. This was mainly due to a near tripling of spending by ….

HPC News Bytes 20240429: Exorbitant AI Infra-Tech, Advanced Chips in China, Neuromorphic HPC, an AI Bubble?

A good mid-spring morn to you! You’re invited to join Shahin and Doug on a jaunt (6:04) through recent HPC-AI developments, including: AI infra-tech’s booming costs and data center scarcity problems, a possibe AI bubble ….

Duke Researcher Dr. Amanda Randles Wins ACM Prize in Computing for Medical Diagnostics

The Association for Computing Machinery, named Amanda Randles of Duke University the recipient of the ACM Prize in Computing for groundbreaking contributions to computational health through innovative ….

NVIDIA to Acquire Run:ai GPU Orchestration Software Vendor

Nvidia today announced it has agreed to acquire Run:ai, a Kubernetes-based workload management and orchestration software provider. Terms were not released but TechCrunch reported the price of the acquisition was approximately $700 million, according to sources.

Lenovo Launches AI Servers with AMD MI300X GPUs

Lenovo today announced AI-centric infrastructure systems in collaboration with AMD, including the ThinkSystem SR685a V3 8GPU server (pictured here), designed for demanding AI workloads, including genAI and large language models. The server, powered by 4th Generation AMD EPYC Genoa ….

DOD to Leverage Intel Foundry’s Advanced Process Technology

DOD has awarded Phase Three of its Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes – Commercial program to Intel Foundry. This means RAMP-C customers can manufacture prototypes on Intel 18A, the company’s most advanced process technology. Although Intel and DOD did not disclose the dollar….

Eviden Delivers 104 Pflops Nvidia-Powered EXA1-HE Supercomputer for CEA

Paris – April 17, 2024 – CEA (The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission) and Eviden, the Atos advanced computing business unit, today announce the delivery of the EXA1 HE supercomputer, based on Eviden’s BullSequana….

Stanford AI Index: Lax LLM Reponsibility, AI for Science Accelerates, Impact on Workers, US Leads China in Models

The AI Index Report from Stanford’s Institute for Human-Centered AI is out, it’s an annual,  thoroughgoing snapshot of the state of AI begun by the HAI in 2019. This year’s edition presents new estimates on AI training….

NTT: Photonics Network Connects Data Centers in U.S. and U.K.

NTT Corporation (NTT) and NTT DATA announced the successful demonstration of All-Photonics Network (APN)-driven connections between data centers in the United States and the United Kingdom. In the U.K., NTT connected data centers north and east of London….