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Ohio Supercomputer Center Launches ‘Ascend’ HPC GPU Cluster

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has officially launched Ascend, its new high performance computing (HPC) cluster for artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics and machine learning. Ascend is comprised of Dell PowerEdge servers with 48 AMD EPYC CPUs and 96 NVIDIA A100 80GB Tensor Core GPUs with NVIDIA NVLink and interconnected by the […]

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.

Ohio Supercomputer Center Acquires Dell HPC System

April 12, 2022 — The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) will launch Ascend, a Dell Technologies-based high performance computing cluster with  NVIDIA GPUs and AMD EPYC CPUs to support AI, machine learning, , simulation, big data and data analytics in fall 2022. The system is comprised of Dell PowerEdge servers with 48 AMD EPYC CPUs and […]

Purdue’s Anvil HPC System Now at Full Capacity

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 10, 2022 — Purdue University’s supercomputing power has leveled up in strength and speed with its new Anvil supercomputer. The new capacity will allow Purdue to contribute to the nation’s 21st- century research agenda by simultaneously powering scientific computational and data-driven tools at multiple universities. Having begun operations in November, Anvil is […]

TACC Using GRC Liquid Cooling in Lonestar6 Supercomputer

GRC (Green Revolution Cooling), a single-phase liquid immersion cooling company for data centers, today announced that it is providing the cooling infrastructure for the Lonestar6 supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). The company’s ICEraQ Series 10 will cool the Dell C6525 servers, which contain AMD EPYC “Milan” CPUs, used within TACC’s Lonestar6 supercomputer, a […]

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 […]

Exxact Corporation Releases NVIDIA HGX A100-powered Servers for AI and HPC

FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 6, 2021 — Exxact Corporation, a provider of high-performance computing (HPC), artificial intelligence (AI), and data center solutions, announced that it is now offering a new line of TENSOREX servers featuring the NVIDIA HGX A100 platform. This new line of GPU-accelerated systems allows researchers and scientists to combine simulation, data analytics, and AI […]

Accelerate Artificial Intelligence Initiatives with DDN and NVIDIA at Any Scale

[Sponsored Post] In this whitepaper, DDN and NVIDIA invited ESG to interview several of their joint customers that have been running production AI environments to better understand their needs and to confirm the value that DDN and NVIDIA are providing. ESG research sheds light on the rapid rise of AI initiatives among businesses, including how businesses are leveraging AI to create value. Business have been rapidly investing in AI and ML projects because they work.

NVIDIA and King’s College London Use Cambridge-1 Supercomputer for Synthetic Brain Image Research

King’s College London is using the Nvidia-based Cambridge-1 supercomputer to build AI models to generate synthetic brain images by learning from tens of thousands of MRI brain scans taken of patients of various ages and with a variety of diseases. This work is intended to enable scientists to differentiate healthy brains from those that are […]

ALCF Developer Session: Inside the NVIDIA Ampere A100 GPU in ThetaGPU and Perlmutter

On Wednesday, July 28 at 11 am CT, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility will present a developer session focused on utilization of the Nvidia Ampere A100 GPU in ALCF’s ThetaGPU and NERSC’s Perlmutter supercomputers. Registration is here. The Ampere A100 GPU builds on the performance of the NVIDIA V100 GPU and includes new features for […]