Ayar Labs to Show 4 Tbps Optically-enabled Intel FPGA at SC23

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nov. 8, 2023 – Ayar Labs, a company developing silicon photonics for chip-to-chip connectivity, will showcase its in-package optical I/O solution integrated with Intel’s Agilex Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) technology. In demonstrating 5x current industry bandwidth at 5x lower power and 20x lower latency, the optical FPGA – packaged in a common […]

@HPCpodcast: Industry Analyst Karl Freund Compares and Contrasts the Chips Driving the AI Revolution

Few people can talk in such an engaging way about the chips driving the AI revolution as Karl Freund, founder and principal analyst at Cambrian-AI Research. He joins us to discuss the, well, “Cambrian explosion” we’re witnessing in AI chips, the general state of the AI semiconductor….

HPC News Bytes 20231106: UK AI HPC Push, White House EO on AI, Ungaro Speaks, Market Update on HPC-AI

Here’s a dash (5:24) through the latest in HPC-AI, including: new AI UK supercomputers, the White House Executive Order on AI and its national security implications, Pete Ungaro’s appearance on the @HPCpodcast, interesting findings in Intersect360 Research’s HPC-AI new market update.

Dell and Intel Deploy UK AI Supercomputer at Univ. of Cambridge

UK AI supercomputers are breaking out all over. Today, Dell, Intel and the University of Cambridge have announced the deployment of the co-designed “Dawn” Phase 1 supercomputer. Claiming the system to be the U.K.’s fastest AI system, it will be comprised of Dell PowerEdge XE9640 servers combining two 4th Gen Xeon….

Aurora Exascale Install Update: Cautious Optimism

The twice-annual TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers is not universally loved, arguments persist whether the LINPACK benchmark is an optimal way to assess HPC system performance. But few would argue it serves a valuable purpose: for those installing leadership-class supercomputers, the TOP500 poses a challenge and a looming deadline that “concentrates the mind wonderfully.”

HPC News Bytes 20231016: China and 300eFLOPS, Samsung’s 3nm Order, Exascale Day, Women and Coding, the Coming GPU Battle

A happy mid-October morning to you! Today’s HPC News Bytes podcast offers a rapid (5:08) romp through recent HPC developments, including: China’s goal of 300 exaflops in 2025; Samsung’s 3nm chip win; Exascale Day; fewer women computer scientists since 1984; the GPU competition between NVIDIA, AMD and Intel….

HPC News Bytes 20231002: Lisa Su on AMD-NVIDIA GPU Competition; ASML EUV at Intel Fab in Ireland; AI Job Elimination; SC23 Coming up

A happy October morning to you! Our lineup of quick (4:36) commentary on recent HPC news includes: AMD’s Lisa Su on the AMD-NVIDIA GPU competition; ASML EUV at Intel-4 fab in Ireland starts volume production; AI’s job elimination impact; SC23 is coming Nov 12-17….

Argonne Preps Aurora for Exascale Simulations of Nuclear Reactors

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are preparing to use Aurora, the laboratory’s upcoming exascale supercomputer, to delve into the inner mechanics of a variety of nuclear reactor models. These simulations promise an unprecedented level of detail, offering insights that could revolutionize reactor design by improving understanding of the intricate heat flows….

HPC News Bytes 20230918: New AMD CPUs and Intel FPGAs, Arm’s IPO and Strategic Pivot, AI for Science

A happy mid-September morning to you. Here’s a hop (4:54) through recent HPC news, including: AMD launches EPYC 8004 CPUs for energy- and space-constrained workloads; Intel announces FPGAs going into its Innovation 2023 event; Arm’s successful IPO and strategic pivot; a report on AI for science….

ADLINK Announces COM-HPC Module

SAN JOSE, Aug. 15, 2023  — The ADLINK COM-HPC-cRLS Client type Size C module based on 13th Gen Intel Core processor is available for order with: o    up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9 processor, 16 Performance-cores, 8 Efficient-cores, and 32 threadso    up to 128GB DDR5 SODIMM at 4000MT/s and 36MB cache (6MB more than predecessors)o    1 x16 PCIe […]