Italian Energy Company Eni Acquiring 600 PFLOPS AMD-Powered HPE-Cray EX HPC System

Italian energy giant Eni, long  in the vanguard of commercial adoption of supercomputing, announced it is acquiring a monstrous 600 Pflops HPE-Cray EX4000 HPC system comprised of 3472 nodes, each one with a 64-core AMD EPYC CPU and four AMD Instinct….

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 H100….

AMD’s Processor Portfolio and the ‘Pervasive AI’ Landscape

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE]  AI is everywhere, it’s in our homes, cars and jobs, it’s in our healthcare and our entertainment. The organizations we work for are increasingly AI-driven. Geopolitically, the combination of AI and supercomputing is central to national competitiveness and regional security. From a compute perspective, AI everywhere requires a variety of processors to […]

AMD at SC22 on its Latest EPYC CPUs and Instinct Accelerators

In this interview at SC22 with AMD’s Mahesh Balasubramanian, director of product marketing, Data Center Accelerator Group, he talks about the company’s advanced new 4th Generation EPYC “Genoa” CPUs, its new Instinct MI200 accelerators and about the ecosystem AMD provides in support of HPC-class deployment of the new processors.  

Staying at the Cutting Edge of Automotive Design Technology with Azure Cloud Platform and AMD

[SPONSORED CONTENT]   In automotive, first movers have a massive advantage. Success in the industry centers on vehicle R&D, at the core of which is design, performance and crash safety multi-physics software. Generating remarkably true-to-life simulations, these applications quicken vehicle time-to-market, allowing engineers to sample more design options and conduct more virtual tests in less time. […]

Argonne and Oak Ridge Award Codeplay Software to Strengthen SYCL Support

Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne) in collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has awarded Codeplay a contract implementing the oneAPI DPC++ compiler, an implementation of the SYCL open standard software, to support AMD GPU-based high-performance compute (HPC) supercomputers. The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) is deploying an exascale supercomputer, Aurora, based on Intel GPUs with […]

Nearly 1000 AMD GPUs Added to NNSA’s ‘Corona’ Cluster for COVID-19 Research

AMD and Supermicro have upgraded the “Corona” cluster at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for COVID-19 drug discovery and vaccine research. The addition of nearly 1,000 AMD Radeon Instinct MI50 GPU accelerators to the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Corona system (named for the solar eclipse of 2017) increases the throughput of the cluster from about 4.5 […]