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Intel Announces 5 CERN-Argonne oneAPI Challenge Winners

Intel has announced the winners of the Great Cross-Architecture Challenge, a collaboration with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and Argonne National Laboratory, and run by CodeProject. Winner of a summer CERN openlab internship or $8,000 cash: Eugenio Marinelli of Sophia Antipolis, France, leveraged oneAPI’s cross-architecture libraries and tools to develop a new application that decodes […]

AiDANT Picks Core Scientific for GPU-as-a-Service

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 25, 2021 – Core Scientific, an infrastructure and software solutions provider for artificial intelligence and blockchain, announced it will provide AiDANT, an AI computer vision technology company, full access to high performance NVIDIA RTX servers in an as-a-service model. AiDANT leverages deep learning to notify users when a certain condition is met […]

Supermicro Delivers World Record Performance

Supermicro’s latest range of H12 Generation A+ Systems and Building Block Solutions®, optimized for AMD EPYC™ processors, offers new levels of application-optimized performance per watt and per dollar, delivering outstanding core density, superior memory bandwidth, and unparalleled I/O capacity.

‘Intel Is Back’: Gelsinger Delivers Upbeat Update, Expanded Manufacturing in U.S., Europe

New Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger delivered an upbeat corporate update this afternoon in the form of a webinar that emphasized Intel’s integrated device manufacturing, “IDM.2.0” strategy for manufacturing and product development that combines the company’s internal network of factories with third-party outsourced capacity and new Intel foundries in the U.S. and Europe. “As I hope […]

Sweden’s Fastest Supercomputer for AI Now Online

March 23, 2021 — Berzelius is now Sweden’s fastest supercomputer for AI and machine learning, and has been installed in the National Supercomputer Centre at Linköping University. A donation of EUR 29.5 million from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has made the construction of the new supercomputer possible. “It’s very gratifying, but also a […]

Gelsinger Speaks: Intel’s New CEO Debuts Today – What Will He Say?

Speculation abounds about Pat Gelsinger’s first public appearance as CEO of Intel at a webinar (5 pm Eastern Time) today that will capture close attention from a host of the company’s core audiences: customers, business partners, employees, industry and financial analysts – and the HPC community. The webinar, confidently called “Intel Unleashed: Engineering the Future,” […]

Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI Technology Convergence

Though AI has been widely demystified, its full materialization in real field implementation entails diversified challenges. The article by Dr Cédric Bourrasset (Atos) gives perspective on the hiccups and recommendations on the way to realize “Scientific Machine Learning and HPC-AI technology convergence”

Atos Delivers BullSequana X410 Supercomputer to Swansea University

Swansea, Wales; London, Paris; March 10, 2021 — Atos today announced it has signed a contract with Swansea University to deploy its BullSequana X410 supercomputer, built on the Nvidia A100 Tensor Core GPU architecture and Nvidia Mellanox HDR 200Gb/s InfiniBand networking, to support academics in Wales to drive AI-based research. The largest Nvidia A100 deployment in […]

Nvidia Unveils AI Enterprise Software Suite with VMware vSphere 7

SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 09, 2021 – Nvidia today announced AI Enterprise, a software suite of enterprise-grade AI development tools and frameworks supported by Nvidia with VMware vSphere 7 Update 2. Nvidia said the software suite enables vSphere compute virtualization users to build AI applications with the same tools they use to manage data centers […]

Hyperion HPC User-Buyer Study: Demand for Sim-Analytics Systems, a Throughput Boom, FPGAs and AMD GPUs on the Move and Other Findings

Industry analyst firm Hyperion Research has completed its latest study of high performance computing buyers and users, it’s first since 2017, and the report reveals a quickly evolving and innovating industry in which, among other findings, end users are figuring out how to leverage the variety of compute architectures while also calling for HPC systems […]