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Nvidia Partners with Hyperscale Vendors for HGX-1 AI Reference Platform

Last week at the Computex conference, Nvidia launched a partner program with hyperscale vendors Foxconn, Inventec, Quanta and Wistron to more rapidly meet the demands for AI cloud computing. Through the program, NVIDIA is providing each partner with early access to the NVIDIA HGX reference architecture, NVIDIA GPU computing technologies, and design guidelines. HGX is the same […]

Radio Free HPC Tours the 100 Megawatt SuperNAP Datacenter

In this Radio Free HPC podcast, Rich gives us the lowdown on his recent tour of the SuperNAP datacenter in Las Vegas. Run by Switch, the campus has over up to 2.4 million sqft of Tier IV Gold data center space with 315 Megawatts of datacenter capacity.

Accelerating Innovation with HPC and AI at HPE Discover

In this special guest feature, Bill Mannel from Hewlett Packard Enterprise writes that this week’s HPE Discover meeting in Las Vegas will bring together leaders from across the HPC community to collaborate, share, and investigate the impact of IT modernization, big data analytics, and AI. “Organizations across all industries must adopt solutions that allow them to anticipate and pursue future innovation. HPE is striving to be your best strategic digital transformation partner.”

Podcast: Sumit Gupta on IBM’s New PowerAI Software for Data Scientists

In this podcast, Sumit Gupta from IBM describes the company’s new PowerAI deep learning software distribution on Power Systems. PowerAI attacks the major challenges facing data scientists and developers by simplifying the development experience with tools and data preparation while also dramatically reducing the time required for AI system training from weeks to hours.

Hyperion Research to hold Annual HPC Market Update Meeting at ISC 2017

Hyperion Research, the new name for the former IDC HPC group, today announced that it will hold its Annual HPC Market Update Meeting at ISC 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany. The session will take 4pm to 5pm, Monday, June 19 in the Panorama 1 room, at the Messe Frankfurt.

AMAX Showcases Virtualization Solutions for GPUs at GTC 2017

In this video from GTC 2017, Dr. Rene Meyer from AMAX describes the company’s innovative virtualization solutions for GPU computing. “What we are showcasing here is a very interesting solution—a hardware/software solution. We not only present the hardware, but we put a software layer on top, which allows you to virtualize GPUs in those machines.”

Horst Simon to be Program Chair for ISC 2018

ISC 2017 may be just around the corner, but the conference team is already busy planning the show for next year. Today they announced that Prof Horst Simon will be the ISC 2018 program chair. “ISC 2018 topics will embrace a range of subject matter critical to the development of the high performance computing field, which, in return, impacts the quality of human life.”

Adnan Khaleel on how Dell EMC Delivers HPC in the Cloud

In this video from the Dell EMC HPC Community meeting, Adnan Khaleel, Global Strategist for HPC at Dell describes how the company works with partners to deliver HPC in the Cloud. “By tapping into on-demand cloud resources as needed, your organization can access high-end computing power without the additional capital investment of building and maintaining your own HPC cluster.”

Video: Previewing the ISC 2017 Student Cluster Competition

“In a real-time challenge, 12 teams of six undergraduate students will build a small cluster of their own design on the ISC exhibit floor and race to demonstrate the greatest performance across a series of benchmarks and applications. The students will have a unique opportunity to learn, experience and demonstrate how high-performance computing influence our world and day-to-day learning.”

The New Nvidia HGX-1: GPU Power for Machine Learning at Hyperscale

Rob Ober from Nvidia describes the company’s new HGX-1 reference platform for GPU computing. “Powered by NVIDIA Tesla GPUs and NVIDIA NVLink high-speed interconnect technology; the HGX-1 comes as AI workloads—from autonomous driving and personalized healthcare to superhuman voice recognition—are taking off in the cloud.”