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Graphcore Announces $222M Series E Funding Round

Bristol, UK — Graphcore announced it has raised $222m of investment to help support the company’s global expansion and accelerate future IPU silicon, systems and software development. The Series E funding round is led by Ontario Teachers’ Pensions Plan Board and adds funds managed by Fidelity International and Schroders as new investors. Also participating in this round are existing Graphcore investors, […]

Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers – Part 2

This insideHPC Special Research Report, “Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers,” provides an overview of what to consider when selecting an infrastructure capable of meeting the new workload processing needs. Tyan has a wide range of bare bones server and storage hardware solutions available for organizations and enterprise customers.

Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers

This insideHPC Special Research Report, “Modern HPC and Big Data Design Strategies for Data Centers,” provides an overview of what to consider when selecting an infrastructure capable of meeting the new workload processing needs. Tyan has a wide range of bare bones server and storage hardware solutions  available for organizations and enterprise customers.

Unleash the Future of Innovation with HPC & AI

This whitepaper, “Unleash the Future of Innovation with HPC & AI,” reviews how cutting-edge solutions from Supermicro and NVIDIA are enabling customers to transform and capitalize on HPC and AI innovation. Data is the driving force for success in the global marketplace. Data volumes are erupting in size and complexity as organizations work to collect, analyze, and derive intelligence from a growing number of sources and devices. These workloads are critical to powering applications that translate insight into business value.

AMAX Extends Line of Workstations to Support Nvidia RTX A6000 GPUs

Fremont, CA, December 15, 2020 – AMAX’s HPC and AI Solution Group announced that it is now offering a wide selection of AceleMax workstations for AI, rendering and visualization featuring the new NVIDIA RTX A6000 GPU. These powerful professional GPU workstations deliver unprecedented performance and features that will allow researchers, scientists and designers to accelerate […]

Atos GPU-Accelerated Quantum System to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing

Dublin and Paris – 17 December 2020 – Atos today announces it will deliver its first GPU-accelerated Atos Quantum Learning Machine Enhanced (Atos QLM E), the world’s highest-performing commercially available quantum simulator, to the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC). The Atos QLM E will be integrated with the Irish national supercomputer ‘Kay’ and equipped with […]

University of Stuttgart’s Hawk HPC System to Go CPU-GPU for Deep Learning Workloads

Add the High Performance Computing Center at the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) to the list of supercomputing organizations going from CPU-only to CPU-GPU architectures. HLRS announced this morning it will add Nvidia graphic processing units to its Hawk supercomputer, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Apollo system installed last February. One of Europe’s most powerful HPC systems, […]

Deep Learning GPU Cluster

In this whitepaper, “Deep Learning GPU Cluster,” our friends over at Lambda walk you through the Lambda Echelon multi-node cluster reference design: a node design, a rack design, and an entire cluster level architecture. This document is for technical decision-makers and engineers. You’ll learn about the Echelon’s compute, storage, networking,  power distribution, and thermal design. This is not a cluster administration handbook, this is a high level technical overview of one possible system architecture.

Creators of MLPerf Launch MLCommons Consortium for Machine Learning Benchmarks, Metrics, Datasets, Models and Best Practices

SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 3, 2020 – Today, open engineering consortium MLCommons launched an industry-academic partnership to accelerate machine learning innovation and broaden access to this critical technology for the public good. MLCommons will focus on: Benchmarks and Metrics – that deliver transparency and a level playing field for comparing ML systems, software, and solutions, e.g., MLPerf, […]

AWS and Intel Announce Gaudi (Habana)-based EC2 Instances for AI Training

As customer validations go, it’s safe to say AWS is at the high end – *cough* – of any vendor’s wish list. So it’s understandable that Intel is crowing about a notable win for Gaudi AI co-processors from Habana Labs, an Intel company – particularly in light of Intel’s difficulties gaining a foothold in the […]