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Iceotope Study with Meta on Immersion Liquid Cooling for High-Density Storage Drives

Sheffield, UK, November 30 2022 — Iceotope, a precision immersion cooling company, announced a new study with Meta that Iceotope said confirms the practicality, efficiency and effectiveness of chassis-level liquid cooling technology to meet the cooling requirements of high-density storage disks increasingly being deployed and utilised by hyperscale data centre service providers. The recently published […]

The Metaverse and the AI-Driven Compute Resources That Will Make It Happen

By Liu Jun, Vice President, Inspur Information and General Manager of AI and HPC Truly understanding the metaverse requires some imagination. The digital world makes so many things possible – from exact digital copies and simulations of real-world environments to digital worlds based on far ranging and inventive creativity. Tech titans like NVIDIA and Meta […]

Meta in Launch of Energy Storage Solutions Consortium for Carbon Reduction

Meta has joined the Energy Storage Solutions Consortium, whose mission is to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions via adoption of electricity storage technologies — i.e., batteries. The goal is to create an open-source, third-party-verified methodology to quantify grid-connected energy storage projects and “to help add a tool for organizations to create credible progress toward their […]

Meta Selects Missouri For New $800M Hyperscale Renewable Energy Data Center

KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 24, 2022 — Meta, formerly known as the Facebook company, is building its newest hyperscale data center in Kansas City, Missouri. The company made the announcement earlier today. The new data center is the first of its kind in Missouri. Meta is investing more than $800 million and supporting up to 100 jobs […]

Meta Announces AI Research SuperCluster: 16,000 GPUs, 1 Exabyte of Storage, 5 ExaFLOPS of Compute

Meta, formerly Facebook, announced it has designed and built what it calls the AI Research SuperCluster (RSC), “the fastest AI supercomputers running today and will be the fastest AI supercomputer in the world when it’s fully built out in mid-2022” delivering nearly 5 exaFLOPS, the company said in a blog announcing the system. “Once we […]

Meta Picks AWS as Strategic AI Cloud Provider

Amazon Web Services has announced that Meta (formerly Facebook) has deepened its relationship with AWS as a strategic cloud provider, using AWS’s cloud infrastructure to complement its on-premises infrastructure, and will broaden its use of AWS compute, storage, databases, and security services for scale in the cloud. Meta said it will run third-party collaborations in […]

@HPCpodcast: Will the Metaverse Hit Next-Big-Thing Status?

Is the metaverse really real? Sorry – it’s not real, though uber virtual realism is a big part of its promise. But will it be the next phase of the internet, the next big market opportunity in tech, HPC-AI included (as Nvidia asserts)? Ultimately, will it enable us to escape this world and enter a […]