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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 […]

dRISK Retrains AVs to Detect High Risk ‘Edge Cases’

London, 13 April 2021 — dRISK, a London and Pasadena-based startup that has so far been in stealth, today announced its launch and that it has – for the first time commercially – employed its edge case retraining tool to achieve a 6x performance in time to detect high-risk events for autonomous vehicles (AVs). Whereas […]

Quantum Computing Inc. Announces Ready-to-Run Quantum Optimization on AWS

LEESBURG, Va., April 13, 2021 — Quantum Computing Inc. (OTCQB: QUBT) (QCI) today announced that QCI’s Qatalyst constrained optimization is now available as a Software as a Service (SaaS) on Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), for both classical and quantum computers. The SaaS service eliminates the need for complex quantum programming. It empowers subject matter experts (SMEs) to […]

GIGABYTE Supports and Qualifies New NVIDIA GPUs

Taipei, Taiwan, April 13th 2021 – GIGABYTE Technology, (TWSE: 2376), a maker of high performance servers and workstations, today announced testing and support for new AI and high-performance computing (HPC) enterprise GPUs as well as desktop workstation GPUs by NVIDIA. In 2020, the NVIDIA A100, A40, and A6000 were announced and brought an increase in […]

Nvidia Partners with Schrödinger on Drug Discovery

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—GTC—April 12, 2021—NVIDIA today announced a strategic partnership with Schrödinger that harnesses NVIDIA DGX A100 systems to further expand the speed and accuracy of Schrödinger’s computational drug discovery platform and enable rapid, accurate evaluation of billions of molecules for potential development of therapeutics. The companies will optimize Schrödinger’s software platform — designed to […]

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 […]

Cloudera and NVIDIA Accelerate Data Analytics and AI in the Cloud

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2021 — Cloudera, (NYSE: CLDR), the enterprise data cloud company, today announced that Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) will integrate NVIDIA RAPIDS-accelerated Apache Spark 3.0 libraries, intended to enable enterprises to accelerate data pipelines and improve performance of data and ML workflows. With the release earlier this year of Applied ML […]

SDSC Picks Habana AI Training and Inference Chips for Voyager HPC System

The San Diego Supercomputer Center has selected Habana Labs’ AI training and inference accelerators for SDSC’s Voyager supercomputer, scheduled to be in service this fall. Habana said the HPC system, housed at the University of California, San Diego, will utilize Habana’s interconnectivity technology to scale AI training capacity with 336 Habana Gaudi training processors, which […]

HPC DevOps: Powered by the Cloud

In this sponsored article, Bruce Moxon, Sr. HPC Architect, Microsoft Azure Global, discusses a number of developments that are ushering in a new era of HPC with the speed and agility of the Cloud. A well-planned, cloud-native HPC strategy complements traditional on-premises HPC investments.  It leverages a DevOps model to improve access to the right infrastructure at the right time in the development cycle, to opportunistically incorporate rapid technology advances, and to accelerate innovation and improve time-to-results.

MinIO Enables Management of Kubernetes-native Object Storage with Console, Operator and SUBNET Health

PALO ALTO — April 7, 2021 — MinIO, a high performance, Kubernetes-native object storage, today announced the addition of Console, Operator and SUBNET Health to MinIO’s suite of object storage software. These new features simplify the deployment of multi-tenant object storage using Kubernetes. Critical components in any IT modernization effort, these additions ensure that the […]