HPC News Bytes 20240401: A $100B AI Data Center, Eviden Says It’s Healthy, Alibaba’s RISC-V Chip, New Optical Interconnect Group, Nvidia Fights CUDA Translation

Happy April Fool’s Day! It was as always an interesting week in the world of HPC-AI, this edition of HPC News Bytes includes commentary on: Microsoft and….

@HPCpodcast: Matt Sieger of OLCF-6 on the Post-Exascale ‘Discovery’ Vision

What does a supercomputer center do when it’s operating two systems among the TOP-10 most powerful in the world — one of them the first system to cross the exascale milestone? It starts planning its successor.  The center is Oak Ridge National Lab, a U.S. Department….

HPC News Bytes 20240325: Final GTC Thoughts, Intel and CHIPS Act Largesse, Ultra Ethernet Consortium Expands, Samsung’s GPU/HBM Chip

A happy end-of-March morning to you! Here’s a rapid (5:57) run-though of the latest news in HPC-AI, including: final reflections on Nvidia GTC 2024, Intel to receive $8.5 billion via US CHIPS Act, the expanding Ultra Ethernet Consortium, Samsung’s upcoming GPU/HBM blend.

@HPCpodcast at GTC 2024: Taking in the Scene at Nvidia’s Week at the Center of the Tech World

Live from Nvidia’s GTC 2024 AI-everywhere show, Doug and Shahin get together in the usual coffee shop chat of the @HPCpodcast.  We cover a wide range of announcements from Nvidia headlined by their new Blackwell GPU architecture, discuss the contrast between the Nvidia model and thoe of other players, and share some observations (including celebrity sitings and a stare-down between a dog and a robot….

HPC News Bytes 20240318: EU’s AI Act, Cerebras’s Whopping AI Chip, Meta’s Massive AI Infrastructure, a Matrix-Multiply Advance?

A happy St. Patrick’s Day week to you! Here’s a speed-walk (6:10) through recent news in the world of HPC-AI, including: the EU’s European AI Act, Cerebras’s new 5nm Wafer Scale Engine-3 AI….

HPC News Bytes: IndiaAI Mission, New Fabs around the World, Atos-Eviden

A happy mid-March day to you. Last week in the world of HPC-AI the emphasis was on the latter, including: the expanding IndiaAI Mission will include a 10,000-GPU supercomputer, TSMC’s biggest customers, countries court chip manufacturers for local fabs….

HPC News Bytes 20240304: GPU Scarcity, Global Fab Capacity Boost, AI Hurdles and Singapore’s AI Training Strategy (Including Mid-Careerists)

A good March morning to you! Forthwith is a fast (5:51) run-though of recent HPC-AI news, including: The GPU shortage; HPE, Dell financial results, GPU allocations, new Intel fabs….

HPC News Bytes 20240226: Intel Foundry Bash, Nvidia Earnings and AI Inference, HPC in Space, ISC 2024

A happy Monday of Leap Year Week to you! We offer a rapid run-through of the latest in HPC-AI, including: Intel Foundry bash, Gelsinger talks up the “Systems Foundry Era,” Wall Street hangs on Nvidia earnings, AI Training vs Inference, Digitial In-Memory Computing for inference efficiency, HPC in space, ISC 2024.

HPC News Bytes 20240219: AI Safety and Governance, Running CUDA Apps on ROCm, DOE’s SLATE, New Advanced Chips

Happy President’s Day morning to everyone! Today’s HPC News Bytes races (6:22) around the HPC-AI landscape with comments on: developments in AI security and governance, running CUDA (NVIDIA) apps on ROCm (AMD), DOE’s Exascale Software Linear….

HPC News Bytes 20240212: Honda Taps Cadence CFD HPC, Chip Industry Gyrations, Yelick in ISC Spotlight

Good day-after-Super-Bowl morning to you! It was an interesting week in HPC-AI last week, here’s a quick (5:47) run through some of the latest goings on: Honda taps Cadence supercomputer for air taxi R&D, chip industry gyrations, Kathy Yelick to deliver ISC 2024 keynote, Google settles patent infringement case….