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AMD EPYC Processors come to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure for HPC

AMD has announced the availability of the first AMD EPYC processor-based instance on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. “The AMD EPYC processor ‘E’ series will lead with the bare metal, Standard ‘E2’, available immediately as the first instance type within the Series. At $0.03/Core hour, the AMD EPYC instance is up to 66 per cent less on average per core than general purpose instances offered by the competition.”

Video: Powered by GPUs, Altair and Oracle Accelerate CFD in the Cloud

Today Altair and Oracle announced a joint HPC Cloud solution that leverages GPU technology for exceptional CFD simulation performance. Now part of the Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, the technology effectively accelerates external aerodynamics and other complex flow simulations at scale and at reasonable cost. “The integration with Oracle’s cloud platform addresses this challenge, and provides customers the ability to use GPU-based solvers in the cloud for accelerated performance without the need to purchase expensive hardware.”