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VAST Data: $83M in Series D Funding

New York – VAST Data, the storage software company, today announced $83 million in Series D funding, led by Tiger Global Management, at a post-money valuation of $3.7 billion – a tripling of the company’s valuation since April 2020. The round features strong participation from NVIDIA and several other existing investors, and is driven by […]

insideHPC Guide to How Expert Design Engineering and a Building Block Approach Can Give You a Perfectly Tailored AI, ML or HPC Environment – Part 2

In this insideHPC technology guide, “How Expert Design Engineering and a Building Block Approach Can Give You a Perfectly Tailored AI, ML or HPC Environment,”we will present things to consider when building a customized supercomputer-in-a-box system with the help of experts from Silicon Mechanics.

May 6-7: AI Policy Forum to Present Proposals for Managing Impacts, Building More Equitable Systems

On Thursday, May 6 and Friday, May 7, the AI Policy Forum – a global effort convened by researchers from MIT – will present their initial policy recommendations aimed at managing the effects of AI and building AI systems that better reflect society’s values. Recognizing that there is unlikely to be any singular national AI […]

Supermicro AMD A+ Servers Meeting the HPC Challenge

As a result of the high demand for HPC, we’re seeing private and public sector organizations pursue hardware solutions architected with innovative high performance and high efficiency server technology. Hardware vendors that develop and offer end-to-end green computing solutions for use in the data center – HPC, AI, cloud computing, enterprise IT, big data, IoT, and embedded markets – are primed to reap the benefits of this upswing in demand.

insideHPC Guide to How Expert Design Engineering and a Building Block Approach Can Give You a Perfectly Tailored AI, ML or HPC Environment

In this insideHPC technology guide, “How Expert Design Engineering and a Building Block Approach Can Give You a Perfectly Tailored AI, ML or HPC Environment,”we will present things to consider when building a customized supercomputer-in-a-box system with the help of experts from Silicon Mechanics.

insideHPC Guide to Perfectly Tailored AI, ML or HPC Environment

In this insideHPC technology guide, “How Expert Design Engineering and a Building Block Approach Can Give You a Perfectly Tailored AI, ML or HPC Environment,”we will present things to consider when building a customized supercomputer-in-a-box system with the help of experts from Silicon Mechanics. When considering a large complex system, such as a high-performance computing […]

5 Considerations When Building an AI / GPU Cluster

AI continues to change the way many organizations conduct their work and research. Deep learning applications are constantly evolving and organizations are adapting to new technologies, improving their performance and capabilities. Companies that fail to adapt to these emerging technologies run the risk of falling behind the competition. At PSSC Labs we want to make sure that doesn’t happen to you. There is a lot going on in the world of AI and even more to think about when building a GPU-heavy AI server or cluster system. This article offers five essential elements to an AI/GPU computing environment.

Nvidia Romps in Latest MLPerf AI Benchmark Results

What has become Nvidia’s regular romp through MLPerf AI benchmarks continued with today’s release of the latest performance measurements across a range of inference workloads, including computer vision, medical imaging, recommender systems, speech recognition and natural language processing. The latest benchmark round received submissions from 17 organizations and includes 1,994 performance and 862 power efficiency […]

Cerebras Systems: 2.5 Trillion-plus Transistors in 7nm-based 2nd Gen Wafer Scale Engine

Maker of the world’s largest microprocessors, Cerebras Systems, today unveiled what it said is the largest AI chip, the Wafer Scale Engine 2 (WSE-2) — successor to the first WSE introduced in 2019. The 7nm-based WSE-2 exceeds Cerebras’ previous world record with a chip that has 2.6 trillion transistors and 850,000 AI-optimized cores. By comparison, […]

Xilinx Launches Kria System-on-Modules for Edge AI

SAN JOSE, April 20, 2021 – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today introduced the Kria portfolio of adaptive system-on-modules (SOMs), production-ready small form factor  embedded boards that enable deployment in edge-based applications. Coupled with a software stack and pre-built applications, Xilinx said Kria adaptive SOMs are a new method of bringing adaptive computing to AI and […]