At ISC 2024: AMD’s Recent and Upcoming Milestones in AI and HPC

At ISC 2024, we caught up with AMD’s Daniele Piccorozzi, senior market development manager for EMEA, to discuss AMD’s strides with its Instinct GPU accelerator and EPYC CPU product lines, how they impact AI and how it all relates ….

AMD Showcases HPC at ISC High Performance 2024

SANTA CLARA, Calif., – AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) showcased its ongoing high performance computing (HPC) capabilities at ISC High Performance 2024. For the third year in a row, the Frontier supercomputer housed at Oak Ridge National Lab – powered by AMD EPYC CPUs and AMD Instinct GPUs – remains the fastest supercomputer in the world with a High-Performance Linpack (HPL) […]

GigaIO Launches SuperNODE with AMD MI300X GPUs

Carlsbad, California – GigaIO, provider of open workload-defined infrastructure for AI and accelerated computing, today announced that its flagship product, the 32-GPU single node server SuperNODE, is now shipping with AMD Instinct MI300X accelerators. MI300X series accelerators are designed for generative AI workloads and HPC applications. The MI300X’s massively memory capacity, combined with the SuperNODE’s […]

Financial Services Company Optiver Selects AMD for Data Center, AI

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 07, 2024 — Today, AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) announced that Optiver – a market maker trading on 100+ exchanges – is using AMD chips for its new data center infrastructure. Using AMD EPYC processors, AMD Solarflare Ethernet adapters, AMD Virtex FPGAs and AMD Alveo adaptable accelerators, Optiver is addressing technical challenges in capital markets […]

Durham University Cosmologists, DiRAC and Dell Improve HPC Energy Efficiency without Sacrificing Performance

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE]  Since the beginning of human existence, people have looked into the night sky and wondered how the universe began. Cosmologists using the UK’s Memory Intensive DiRAC HPC service at Durham ….

Join the AMD HPC User Forum for an HPC Sync at ISC 2024

[SPONSORED GUEST POST] The AMD HPC User Forum is holding a technical workshop prior to ISC High Performance on Sunday, May 12th, 2024, from 8:00AM – 12:00PM in Hamburg, Germany. The event will cover the AMD Instinct™ MI300 Series products, as well as the ROCm™ stack for HPC and AI.

Lenovo Launches AI Servers with AMD MI300X GPUs

Lenovo today announced AI-centric infrastructure systems in collaboration with AMD, including the ThinkSystem SR685a V3 8GPU server (pictured here), designed for demanding AI workloads, including genAI and large language models. The server, powered by 4th Generation AMD EPYC Genoa ….

TSMC in the USA: Up to $6.6B in CHIPS Act Funding for 3rd (2nm or More) Arizona Fab

TSMC announced it has signed a preliminary agreement with the U.S. Dept. of Commerce for up to $6.6 billion under the CHIPS and Science Act. TSMC also announced plans to build a third fab at its TSMC Arizona site in  Phoenix using 2nm or more processes….

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….

Tenstorrent Founder and Engineers Say Taalas AI Chip Outperforms a Small GPU Data Center

TORONTO, March 5, 2024 — AI chip startup Taalas Inc., has announced it has exited stealth mode and raised $50 million over two rounds of funding led by Pierre Lamond and Quiet Capital. Taalas was founded by Tenstorrent founder Ljubisa Bajic, along with early Tenstorrent engineering leaders Drago Ignjatovic, and Lejla Bajic. The three have worked on AI processors, […]