Microsoft and NVIDIA Together Advance AI

[SPONSORED GUEST ARTICLE] Think of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform as analogous to a general contractor who brings together the most skilled and knowledgeable artisans, technologically speaking, offering the latest and most powerful advanced AI capabilities. This would include the latest NVIDIA AI hardware and software, such as the new NVIDIA Blackwell….

Azure, AMD and the Power of Cloud-based HPC for Sustainability R&D Projects

Sustainability – both in the way it operates and in its support for the development of sustainable technologies and products – is a theme that permeates the Microsoft Azure public cloud platform and its end-user community. Azure, in combination with advanced and ultra-efficient CPUs from AMD….

Azure Native Qumulo Scalable File Service Now Available in Azure Marketplace

January 18, 2023 — High performance storage company Qumulo has announced the availability of the Azure Native Qumulo Scalable File Service. Customers can now provision Qumulo on demand directly from the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Azure Native Qumulo Scalable File Service delivers data management and storage services at multi-petabyte scale in a single namespace with the […]

Microsoft Announces GA of Azure OpenAI Service, ChatGPT on Way

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure OpenAI Service, the result of a partnership with OpenAI whose ChatGPT generative AI application has created a sensation since its late November launch that generated 1 million-plus downloads in its first week. The announcement follows last week’s news that Microsoft was in talks to invest $10 billion […]

Atos Wins £24M Settlement over UK Met Office Weather Supercomputer Contract

The Financial Times reported today that the government of the UK has paid a £24 million settlement to Atos over an £850 million contract awarded to Microsoft for a weather supercomputer to be used by the UK’s Met Office. “The French company, which was the only other shortlisted bidder, filed a lawsuit in May last […]

dotData Feature Factory Technology Adds Feature Discovery Capabilities to Azure Synapse Analytics

SAN MATEO, Calif., December 6, 2022 – dotData announced that its Feature Factory technology is now integrated with and available on Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics, an integrated, cloud-native platform for data analytics. The integration is designed to allow Azure Synapse users to discover 100X more features, derive deeper insights, and build more accurate models. “dotData’s […]

ANSYS® FLUENT® ON MICROSOFT® AZURE® HBv3 VIRTUAL MACHINES FEATURING AMD 3D V-CACHE™ TECHNOLOGY

ANSYS® FLUENT® ON MICROSOFT® AZURE® HBv3 VIRTUAL MACHINES FEATURING AMD 3D V-CACHE™ TECHNOLOGY   COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AMD EPYC™7003 Series Processors with AMD 3D V-Cache deliver outstanding scale-out performance running Ansys® Fluent® on Microsoft® Azure® HBv3 virtual machines. This performance brief concludes that Azure HBv3 VMs powered by AMD EPYC 7003 Series processors with AMD […]

SIEMENS SIMCENTER STAR-CCM+™ ON MICROSOFT® AZURE® HBv3

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AMD EPYC™7003 Series Processors with AMD 3D V-Cache technology deliver outstanding scale-out performance running Siemens® Simcenter STAR-CCM+™ on Microsoft® Azure® HBv3 virtual machines. CFD with Simcenter STAR-CCM+™ on Azure HBv3 VMs Siemens® Digital Industries Software distributes the Simcenter STAR-CCM+™ multiphysics computational fluid dynamics (CFD) application for simulating product operation under real world […]

WEATHER RESEARCH AND FORECASTING ON MICROSOFT® AZURE® HBv3 VIRTUAL MACHINES FEATURING AMD 3D V-CACHE™ TECHNOLOGY

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AMD EPYC™7003 Series Processors with AMD 3D V-Cache deliver outstanding scale-out performance running WRF® on Microsoft® Azure® HBv3 virtual machines. Weather Research Forecasting Developed and maintained by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), the Weather Research & Forecasting (WRF®) model has over 48,000 registered users in over 160 countries. WRF is […]

IonQ Aria Available on Azure Quantum Platform

COLLEGE PARK, Md.– Quantum computing company IonQ (NYSE: IONQ) today announced the availability of IonQ Aria exclusively on the Azure Quantum platform, at launch. IonQ Aria is the second IonQ system to join the Azure Quantum platform, following the rollout of IonQ Harmony in late 2019. “Having IonQ Aria be available to Azure Quantum customers […]