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Nvidia Jumps into Data Center CPUs, Also Launches DPUs, GPUs and DGX Superpod for HPC and AI

Nvidia announced a slew of new products today on the first day of its annual GTC conference, including a first-time foray into data center CPU that has pushed Intel stock prices down and Nvidia shares up. Nvidia’s new “Grace” CPU, the company’s first CPU for the data center, is an Arm-based chip that the company […]

MANTA Partners with Neo4j on Graph Technology for Data Pipeline Analysis

Таmpa, FL, April 1, 2021 – Data lineage platform MANTA today announced a partnership with graph technology company Neo4j to embed Neo4j’s graph database technology directly into MANTA’s platform for further pipeline analysis. With enhanced graph database capabilities, customers will be able to swiftly process increasingly large volumes of data as they constantly digitally transform. […]

‘Ice Lake’ Launch: Intel Impresses with 3rd Gen Xeon Chips

In its cage-match struggle with AMD for data center (and HPC) CPU market superiority, Intel responded this morning to its rival’s vaunted EPYC 7003 Series CPUs, announced two weeks ago, with its 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable data center chips, code named “Ice Lake.” And the early response from a small sampling of industry analysts […]

Quantum Computing Inc. Launches QGraph for Graph Analytics

LEESBURG, Va., March 23, 2021 — Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB: QUBT) (QCI), bridging the power of classical and quantum computing, has launched QGraph which analyzes graphs (i.e., collections of vertices and edges) with QCI’s cloud-based Qatalyst ready-to-run quantum software. QGraph together with Qatalyst enables users and analysts to solve the most computationally expensive graph problems – the kind that can benefit […]

WekaIO Announces Results with NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage in Microsoft Research Lab

CAMPBELL, Calif., March 22, 2021 – WekaIO (Weka), the data platform for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, enterprise technical computing and high-performance data analytics (HPDA), announced today results of testing conducted with Microsoft, which showed that the Weka File System (WekaFS) produced among the greatest aggregate NVIDIA Magnum IO GPUDirect Storage throughput numbers of all storage systems tested to […]

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data and Machine Learning, April 6-7

XSEDE, the National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment virtual organization that shares HPC, supercomputing and other advanced computing resources, will present a Big Data and machine learning workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6-7, 2021. The workshop will focus on Spark and Tensorflow. Registration: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar, registration deadline is noon Eastern Time on Friday, […]

Exascale Computing Project’s EQSIM Team Helps Assess Infrastructure Earthquake Risk

As part of the US Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP), the Earthquake Simulation (EQSIM) application development team is creating a computational tool set and workflow for earthquake hazard and risk assessment that moves beyond the traditional empirically based techniques which are dependent on historical earthquake data. With software assistance from the ECP’s software technology group, the EQSIM team is working to give scientists and engineers the ability to simulate full end-to-end earthquake processes.

Liqid Announces Slurm Workload Manager Integration for HPC Workloads

Liqid, provider of a composable disaggregated infrastructure (CDI) platform, today announced dynamic Slurm Workload Manager integration for its Liqid Matrix Software, delivering a tool for HPC deployments designed to optimize resource utilization for artificial intelligence (AI). Liqid uses the Slurm integration to compose servers on submission from pools of compute, storage and GPU resources via […]

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 […]