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SDSC, Core Scientific in HPC Composable Partnership to Extend ‘Expanse’ Supercomputer

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UC San Diego has announced a partnership with Core Scientific, an infrastructure and software solutions provider for artificial intelligence and blockchain, to offer HPC capabilities to industrial users. SDSC and Core will integrate the Core Scientific Plexus AI software stack with the Expanse petascale supercomputer, launched by SDSC late last year with […]

UK Intervenes in Nvidia Acquisition of Arm Ltd.

Even as Nvidia announced its new “Grace” Arm CPU for AI and HPC last week, the UK government this morning issued a “public interest intervention” notice that targets Nvidia’s proposed $40 billion acquisition of UK-based Arm Limited, announced last September, on national security grounds. While those grounds were not specified, the notice stated that “the […]

Lenovo Announces Ready-to-Deploy AI Solutions     

Research Triangle Park, NC — April 15, 2021 — Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) today announced the expansion of its partner ecosystem and launched five artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions. The company said the ecosystem of independent software vendors (ISVs) enables Lenovo to bring to market AI solutions for manufacturing, healthcare, retail and financial services. Lenovo […]

SingleStore Powers IEX Cloud with Real-Time Application Analytics

SAN FRANCISCO – April 15, 2021 –  SingleStore, the unified database for fast analytics, today announced its collaboration with IEX Cloud to deliver technology that disrupts the financial data market. IEX Cloud connects developers with more than 150 enterprise-grade financial datasets all in one place, enabling its users to build and scale innovative applications. To support […]

Carleton Univ. and IBM Partner in AI, Machine Learning and Data Science for Workforce Development 

OTTAWA — April 15, 2021 — Carleton University and IBM Canada today announce a five-year multimillion-dollar collaboration agreement to enhance Carleton’s Institute for Data Science and equip students for essential jobs in emerging digital careers such as artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and data science. The agreement establishes a framework for joint research and educational initiatives to boost the University’s cross-disciplinary AI and Data […]

PCIe 4.0 Rugged Short-Depth Server Appliance for Edge AI HPC

AI Transportable™ applications such as autonomous vehicles, situational command and control, aerospace, and high-complexity video-based inference and security often require real-time decision-making with limited 5G or no network connectivity to a centralized datacenter. Commercial-grade servers and expansion products are not suitable for these applications due to harsh physical environments and the transportable nature of the deployments. To address these use-cases, One Stop Systems has developed the industry leading PCIe Gen4 HPC server appliance designed for performance without compromise in a compact, rugged, and transportable form-factor.

Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility to Hold Virtual User Meeting June 22-24

The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) User Meeting will be held June 22-24, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Time. This meeting will be held as a virtual (online-only) event via Zoom. The registration form and agenda can be found here.  The last day to register for this event is June 12, 2021. The purpose of […]

DDN Unveils AI Product Innovations at NVIDIA GTC 2021

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – DDN, the artificial intelligence (AI) and multicloud data management solutions company, has announced features for itsA3I (Accelerated, Any-Scale AI) solutions, advancing its AI and deep learning Intelligent Infrastructure for performance and insight into data management operations for AI, HPC and data centric applications. For its A3I AI storage solutions, DDN said it […]

At Virtual Nvidia GTC: Wednesday’s Sessions on HPC and AI at Scale

Here’s an overview of HPC-related sessions at Nvidia’s GTC virtual conference today. Note that recording of these sessions can be accessed by conference attendees (registration is free). Accelerating Large-Scale AI and HPC in the Cloud – 2-2:40 pm ET This session looks at Microsoft Azure’s NVIDIA A100-based VM instances for machine learning, deep learning and […]

SNIA and OpenFabrics Alliance in Agreement on High Performance Data Center Infrastructures

The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and the OpenFabrics Alliance (OFA) today announced an agreement to improve standards-based, open source management of high-performance fabrics and remote network services or devices in data center infrastructures. As part of the joint effort, a new open source fabric management framework being developed by the OFA – the OpenFabrics Management Framework (OFMF) – will […]