HPC News Bytes 20240617: Controlling AI, Big Tech Invests in Taiwan, A Step for Specialty AI Chips, Alternative Energy for AI Data Centers, Apple Silicon

A happy summer solstice week to you! The HPC-AI ecosystem produced a raft of news and insights over the past week, here’s a rapid (7:59) review: New paper in Science on controlling AI from an all-star lineup of strategists, Big Tech invests in Taiwan, Chip Wars; AI chip landscape, specialty AI chips takes a step forward, AI data centers seek new energy sources, Apple silicon in the data center?

Amazon Adds $2.75B to Stake in GenAI Startup Anthropic

Amazon announced it has made its biggest-ever investment, $2.75 billion, in OpenAI/Chat-GPT competitor Anthropic, another indication that the generative AI phenomenon continues to heat up. Today’s news follows Amazon and Anthropic announcing an earlier $1.25 billion investment last September – the announcement today brings the total investment to $4 billion. “We have a notable history with […]

Energy efficiency drives HPC to the cloud

The high-performance computing (HPC) market is witnessing a notable shift towards the cloud, partially driven by the benefits of enhanced energy efficiency. According to Hyperion Research nearly every organization running HPC workloads is either already using or investigating the cloud to accelerate application performance, with the cloud market for HPC workloads forecast to reach $11.5 […]

Accelerated HPC for Energy Efficiency with AWS and NVIDIA

Many industries are starting to run HPC in the cloud. Find out how GPU-accelerated compute, from AWS and NVIDIA, is helping organizations run HPC workloads and AI/ML jobs faster, in a more energy-efficient way.

GPU-powered HPC Workloads in the Cloud with AWS and NVIDIA

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] Across industries cloud-based high performance computing (HPC) is on the rise. Find out from AWS and NVIDIA how GPU-accelerated compute is helping organizations run more HPC workloads and AI/ML jobs faster, in a more energy-efficient way.

HPC in the cloud is growing, ensure your organization benefits

Projected to reach $11.5 billion by 2026, the cloud market for HPC workloads has seen a significant shift in buying behavior. This is driven partly by the demands of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads, with cloud computing becoming a critical environment. Hyperion Research highlights how nearly every organization adopting high performance computing […]

AWS Unveils Graviton4, Trainium2 Chips

Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services announced the next generation of two AWS-designed chip families — AWS Graviton4 and AWS Trainium2 — that the company said delivers  advancements in price performance and energy efficiency for such workloads as machine learning (ML) training and generative artificial intelligence (AI) applications.

At SC23: AWS’s Research and Engineering Studio Suite for HPC-Class, Cloud-Based Environments

At SC23 in Denver, Amazon Web Services announced the Research and Engineering Studio on AWS, an open source, web-based portal for administrators to manage cloud-based research and engineering environments. Here we interview AWS’s Debra Goldfarb, Director, AWS HPC Products and Strategy, and Brendan Bouffler, AWS Head of Developer Relations, HPC Engineering. They explain how scientists […]

Ansys Gateway powered by AWS: Charging Up Innovation for Consumer Electronic Device Manufacturers

Electronics design engineering teams are under incredible pressure to deliver innovative new product designs quickly so they can meet skyrocketing market demand. That means modeling and solving large problems at scale with speed, verifiably high accuracy, and confidence. Ansys Gateway powered by AWS is designed to meet their needs for flexible, secure cloud computing capacity […]

HPC News Bytes Podcast for 20230731: AWS’s GPU-Laden P5 Instance; TACC’s Stampede-3; Micron’s 24GB HBM3; Cineca’s ‘White Space’ Infrastructure

As August beckons let’s take a quick (4:14) look at the highlights of the latest news in HPC, AI, quantum and other advanced technologies. This week, Shahin and Doug discuss: AWS EC2 P5 cloud instance with Nvidia H100 and AMD Milan; TACC’s Stampede-3 mini Intel Aurora with Cornelis Network’s Omni-Path Express fabric; Micron 8-high 24GB HBM3; Cineca’s “white space” supercomputing infrastructure strategy.