Optical I/O Takes Center Stage at SC23

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] Integration of optical I/O with an FPGA is the tip of the iceberg of a new vision to enable new HPC/AI architectural advances through ubiquitous optical interconnects for every piece of compute silicon. If you are attending SC23 November 12-17, be sure to visit Ayar Labs in booth #228 for an exclusive look at the future….

Taming the Exascale Beast: Challenges and Solutions in Architecting JUPITER

In this sponsored article, Crispin Keable PhD., senior solution architect developing HPC, AI and quantum systems for Eviden (an Atos business), discusses how his philosophy is and always has been to help customers achieve their scientific, technical, and engineering goals by using the best technology now and tomorrow…..

Recent Results Show HBM Can Make CPUs the Desired Platform for AI and HPC

Third-party performance benchmarks show CPUs with HBM2e memory now have sufficient memory bandwidth and computational capabilities to match GPU performance on many HPC and AI workloads. Recent Intel and third-party benchmarks now provide hard evidence that the upcoming Intel® Xeon® processors codenamed Sapphire Rapids with high bandwidth memory (fast, high bandwidth HBM2e memory) and Intel® Advanced Matrix Extensions can match the performance of GPUs for many AI and HPC workloads.

How Aerospace/Defense Can Harness Data with a Well-Designed AI Infrastructure

In this sponsored post, our friends over at Silicon Mechanics discuss how solving mission-critical problems using AI in the aerospace and defense industry is becoming more of a reality. Every day, new technologies emerge that can simplify deployment, management, and scaling of AI infrastructure to ensure long-term ROI. There are several questions to ask yourself to ensure deploying AI workloads, and harnessing the full potential of data, in aerospace/defense is much more plausible and efficient.

Accelerating the Modern Data Center – Gear Up for AI

Modern applications are transforming every business. From AI for better customer engagement, to data analytics for forecasting, to advanced visualization for product innovation, the need for accelerated computing is rapidly increasing. But enterprises face challenges with using existing infrastructure to power these applications.

Improving AI Inference Performance with GPU Acceleration in Aerospace and Defense

The aerospace/defense industry often must solve mission-critical problems as they arise while also planning and designing for the rigors of future workloads. Technology advancements let aerospace/defense agencies gain the benefits of AI, but it’s essential to understand these advancements and the infrastructure requirements for AI training and inference.

Overcome Form Factor and Field Limitations with AI/HPC Workloads on the Edge

In this sponsored post, our friends over at Silicon Mechanics discuss how form factor, latency, and power can all be key limitations, but find out how key advancements in technology will allow higher performance at the edge. For this discussion, the edge means any compute workloads taking place outside of both cloud and traditional on-prem data centers.

More ‘EPYC’ Options for HPC

[SPONSORED CONTENT]  High performance computing (HPC) often sets trends for the data center. Driving innovation, adding new functionality, and enabling simulations to deliver more accuracy, finer details, and insights. Recently AMD released four new AMD EPYC™ 7003 Series processors with AMD 3D V-Cache™ technology. Socket compatible with existing EPYC 7003 processors, the AMD 3D V-Cache […]

An Approach to Democratizing HPC-Style Computing

In this sponsored post, Ehsan Totoni, CTO of Bodo.ai, discusses opportunities to integrate a parallelization approach – capable of scaling to 10k cores or more – into popular cloud-based Data Warehouses to help speed large-scale analytics and ELT computing. And, because the model can be engineered for various special-purpose hardware and accelerators, there are opportunities to apply this to GPUs and FPGAs for media processing and encoding as well.

Calling All HPC Programmers! Remove Code Barriers Using One Complete Software Suite

[SPONSORED POST] HPC systems are growing larger, more complex, and feature different heterogenous hardware components to accommodate different workloads. Find out how HPE Cray Programming Environment helps ease application development.