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MLCommons Releases MLPerf Inference v1.1 Results 

San Francisco – September 22, 2021 – Today, MLCommons, an open engineering consortium, released new results for MLPerf Inference v1.1, the organization’s machine learning inference performance benchmark suite. MLPerf Inference measures the performance of applying a trained machine learning model to new data for a wide variety of applications and form factors, and optionally includes […]

LLNL Reports on Inaugural ML for Industry Forum

LLNL held its first-ever Machine Learning for Industry Forum (ML4I) on Aug. 10-12. Co-hosted by the Lab’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) and Data Science Institute (DSI), the virtual event brought together more than 500 participants from the Department of Energy (DOE) complex, commercial companies, professional societies and academia. Industry sponsors included ArcelorMittal, Cerebras Systems, Ford Motor Company, […]

Rose Technology Raises $5.5M Seed Round

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 — Rose Technology, founded by data scientist and former global macro investor Alexander Campbell, raises $5.5m to change the way data-driven companies collect, analyze, and generate revenue from data. Portage Ventures leads the round, with participation from BoxGroup and Sound Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary. […]

Analytical Biosciences Named Finalist in IDC’s Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure North America Awards

SAN FRANCISCO – Analytical Biosciences today announced it has been named a finalist in the inaugural IDC Future Enterprise Best in Future of Digital Infrastructure North America Awards in the Cloud-Centric Computing category. The new awards were designed to highlight companies that demonstrate innovation and excellence in using cloud-centric computing to enable digital infrastructure resiliency, ensure consistent and […]

NEC and Aramco Enter Into HPC R&D Collaboration for Joint Application

Düsseldorf, 20 September, 2021 – NEC Deutschland GmbH announced a collaboration with Aramco Europe with the aim of joint development and optimization of various applications for resource exploration and seismic imaging. Aramco Europe is a subsidiary of Aramco, one of world’s largest global integrated energy and chemicals companies, headquartered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The Aramco Research […]

TACC’s Stampede2 HPC Simulations Reveal How Cells Regulate Themselves

Supercomputer simulations run on the Stampede2 system of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) have helped scientists studying how cells work understand the way in which protein molecules in a sense dance with a partner to respond to signals and regulate each other’s activities. Crucial to giving cells energy for life is the migration of […]

Cerebras Alliance Offers CS-2 AI Supercomputer as Cloud Service

High performance AI chip maker Cerebras, maker of the Wafer-Scale Engine, the world’s largest computer chip, today announced Cerebras Cloud @ Cirrascale, delivering its AI accelerator as a cloud service. The alliance combines Cerebras’s CS-2 HPC/AI system, featuring 850,000 AI-optimized compute cores, with Cirrascale’s deep learning cloud services infrastructure. “With Cerebras Cloud @ Cirrascale, (the […]

Human Brain Project’s EBRAINS Shares Laptop-to-Supercomputer Brain Simulator

EBRAINS, a new digital research infrastructure set up by the EU-funded Human Brain Project, has made available a brain simulation software, called NEST 3, for use in fields such as neuroscience and robotics. NEST 3 is designed to enable a better representation of entire populations of neurons and to optimize simulator performance. “NEST 3 boosts […]

CoolIT Systems Launches High-Density HPC and HCI Servers with Gigabyte

Calgary, Alberta. September 16, 2021 – CoolIT Systems Inc., a maker of modular, scalable data center liquid cooling technology, has announced a joint product launch with GIGABYTE Technology, maker of high-performance servers and workstations. Two high-density servers, H262-ZL0 and H262-ZL2, will be equipped with direct liquid cooling for CPUs and more from CoolIT Systems. These cooling […]

ALCF, IIT Team Develops Benchmark for Scientific Deep Learning Efficiency

The emergence of deep learning techniques has provided a new tool for accelerating scientific exploration and discoveries. A group of researchers from the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) and the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) set out to improve the efficiency of deep learning-driven research by developing a new benchmark, named DLIO, to investigate the […]