NVIDIA Makes GPU Computing Easier in the Cloud

Setting up an environment for High Performance Computing (HPC) especially using GPUs can be daunting. There can be multiple dependencies, a number of supporting libraries required, and complex installation instructions. NVIDIA has made this easier with the announcement and release of HPC Application Containers with the NVIDIA GPU Cloud.

Job of the Week: Senior Linux System Administrator at Yale

Yale University is seeking a Sr. Linux System Administrator in our Job of the Week. “In this role, you will work as a Linux senior administrator in ITS Systems Administration. Provide leadership in Linux server administration, for mission-critical services in a dynamic, 24/7 production data center environment.”

Exascale Software for Disaster Weather Warnings

…“the (Exascale Computing Project) software presents an array of possibilities and examples that have proven effective. The accelerated abilities afforded by ECP software give access to faster machines, improve our infrastructure, and give scientists tools that could significantly improve the accuracy of our models by supporting new science.”

TSMC November 2023 Revenue Down 7.5% YoY

HSINCHU, Taiwan, R.O.C. – Dec. 8, 2023 – TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced its net revenue for November 2023: On a consolidated basis, revenue for November 2023 was approximately NT$206.03 billion, a decrease of 15.3 percent from October 2023 and a decrease of 7.5 percent from November 2022. Revenue for January through November […]

IDC Names Pure Storage a Leader in Container Data Management

Dec. 7, 2023 — Pure Storage announced it has been named a leader in the inaugural IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Container Data Management 2023 Vendor Assessment. According to the IDC MarketScape: “Portworx is generally well suited for most organizations looking for a comprehensive container data and storage management solution, but it aligns particularly well with those that are […]

CEA-Leti Paper Reports Memristor-Based Bayesian Neural Network Implementation

GRENOBLE, France – Dec. 7, 2023 – A team comprising CEA-Leti, CEA-List and two CNRS laboratories has published a paper in Nature Communications presenting what the authors said is the first complete memristor-based Bayesian neural network implementation for a real-world task — classifying types of arrhythmia recordings with precise aleatoric and epistemic uncertainty. Considering medical-diagnosis and […]

GigaIO’s SuperNODE to Power TensorWave Deployment with AMD MI300X

San Jose, California, December 6, 2023 – GigaIO, provider of open workload-defined infrastructure for AI and accelerated computing, has announced what the company said is the largest order yet for its SuperNODE utilizing tens of thousands of the AMD Instinct MI300X accelerators. GigaIO’s infrastructure will form the backbone of a bare-metal specialized AI cloud code-named […]

Quantum: Harvard, QuEra, MIT and NIST/University of Maryland Announce Error-Corrected Algorithms on 48 Qubits

BOSTON, December 6, 2023 – Neutral-atom quantum company QuEra Computing today announced what the company said is a quantum computing breakthrough, published in the scientific journal Nature. In experiments led by Harvard University in collaboration with QuEra Computing, MIT, and NIST/UMD, researchers executed large-scale algorithms on an error-corrected quantum computer with 48 logical qubits and […]

Taking on NVIDIA: AMD Announces Availability of MI300 GPU Accelerators

After years of NVIDIA having its dominant way in the GPU AI chip market — a market that has exploded over the last 12 months with the emergence of generative AI — AMD today announced the availability of the long-awaited and much previewed MI300X accelerator chip (pictured here) that AMD intends to be a worthy competitor with NVIDIA’s flagship H100 GPUs. AMD touted the chip’s memory bandwidth for generative AI and performance for LLM training and inferencing….

Nexusflow Unveils Open-source Generative AI Model

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Dec. 5,  2023 – Nexusflow, a generative AI company targeting the cybersecurity industry, today announced the release of NexusRaven-V2, a 13-billion parameter open-source genAI model that delivers function calling capability—meaning it can understand human instructions and translate the instructions into function/API calls to use software tools. The function calling capability lies at […]

Micron Announces Shipment of Micron 3500 Client SSD

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 05, 2023 — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU), today announced it is shipping the Micron 3500 NVMe SSD, which leverages its 232-layer NAND designed for, among other workloads, business applications and scientific computing. The c ompany said the Micron 3500 SSD, available in the M.2 form factor and with capacities up to 2TB, […]

Algorithmiq in Quantum Utility Path Demonstration with IBM Quantum

Helsinki and Yorktown, Virginia December 4, 2023: Algorithmiq, a scaleup developing quantum algorithms for life sciences, said it has run one of the largest scale error mitigation experiments to date on IBM’s hardware. The company said this positions Algorithmiq and IBM to reach quantum utility for real world use cases. The experiment was run with Algorithmiq’s […]