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GIGABYTE Releases Arm-Based Server for NVIDIA Baseboard Accelerators for HPC, AI

May 19, 2022 – GIGABYTE Technology, (TWSE: 2376), maker of high-performance servers and workstations, today announced a scalable server, G492-PD0, that supports dual Ampere Altra Max or Altra processors with NVIDIA HGX A100 Tensor Core GPUs for cloud infrastructure, HPC, AI and other high performance environments. “Leveraging Ampere’s Altra Max CPU with a high core […]

NEC Selects DDN and Nvidia for AI Research Supercomputer in Japan

CHATSWORTH, Calif., May 18, 2022 — High performance storage company DDN today announced that NEC Corporation (NEC) has selected DDN storage for its new supercomputer dedicated to AI research. DDN said the system will have a raw compute performance of 580 PFLOPS, provide “data scientists at NEC with access to the largest AI-focused development environment in […]

Kao Data Partners with Virgin Media O2 Business to Increase High-Performance Connectivity Options

London, 28th April 2022 – Kao Data, a developer and operator of high-performance data centres for enterprise, cloud, HPC and AI, has announced it has signed a formal carrier agreement with Virgin Media Business Wholesale – the wholesale fixed connectivity arm of Virgin Media O2 Business – to increase the low-latency connectivity solutions at its […]

PNY Named 2021 NVIDIA Partner Network Americas Distribution Partner of the Year

[SPONSORED POST] On April 5, 2022, PNY was proud to be named the 2021 NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN) Americas Distribution Partner of the Year, for being a value-added partner and trusted advisor to the channel for NVIDIA’s professional visualization products for over 20 years.

MLPerf Results Highlight Advances in Machine Learning Inference Performance and Efficiency

SAN FRANCISCO – April 6, 2022 – Today MLCommons, an open engineering consortium, released new results for three MLPerf benchmark suites – Inference v2.0, Mobile v2.0, and Tiny v0.7. MLCommons said the three benchmark suites measure the performance of inference – applying a trained machine learning model to new data. Inference enables adding intelligence to a wide range […]

NVIDIA in Partnership to Build Taiwan’s 1st HPC System for Medical Research

NVIDIA and Taiwan-based Asustek Computer have announced a partnership with Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) to develop Taiwan’s first AI biomedical research supercomputer. According to an article in Digitimes Asia, NHRI will provide health research data while Asustek and NVIDIA will deliver AI cloud technology and high-performance computing servers. Digitimes Asia reported that Asustek […]

@HPCpodcast: The GTC Cornucopia

Last week’s rendition of NVIDIA’s bi-annual GTC extravaganza unveiled a raft of new HPC/AI announcements, the latest public performance of a company in its prime led by a leather-clad CEO generally regarded as a master marketer. Ok, roll your eyes at that gushing statement if you like, but it reflects the sentiment of Wall Street, which pushed NVIDIA stock up 10 percent the day CEO Jensen Huang delivered his GTC keynote, and of most (if not all) in the HPC industry analyst community. In this episode of the @HPCpodcast….

ALCF and NVIDIA to Hold July GPU Hackathon; Applications Due May 24

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, in collaboration with NVIDIA, will host a free GPU hackathon on July 19 and July 26-28, 2022. Applications to participate are due May 24, 2022. More information is available here. Those with questions should contact ALCF at: training@alcf.anl.gov The multi-day virtual event is designed to help teams of three to […]

Report: In Wake of NVIDIA’s Failed Acquisition Bid, Goldman to Take Arm Public with $60B Valuation

In the end, Arm Ltd. may generate more cash by going public than it would have if the attempted NVIDIA acquisition had gone through. A report from the Reuters news service stated that SoftBank Group, the owner of Arm Lt., will select Goldman Sachs “as the lead underwriter on the initial public offering of Arm […]

Classiq Collaborates with NVIDIA on Quantum

TEL AVIV, Israel — Classiq, provider of a platform for creating quantum software, today announced a collaboration with NVIDIA to bring large-scale quantum circuits to customers. Now, businesses and other organizations can prepare for and explore the benefits of larger quantum circuits before the hardware is available. “Working with Classiq allows customers to expedite the […]