Predictions 2024: HPC-AI, Quantum, Storage and Data Management, Optical Computing, Containers, GenAI — Where It’s All Going

We offer these predictions across a range of developments, trends and challenges facing the HPC-AI industry in 2024. Some take on the entrepreneurial spirit of business consultant Peter Drucker and his famous call-to-arms: “The best….

Analog Devices Deploys SambaNova for GenAI

January 10, 2024—Wilmington, MA and Palo Alto, CA — Semiconduct company Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADI) and AI platform developer SambaNova Systems announced that ADI is deploying SambaNova Suite for its global AI strategy, “making AI pervasive enterprise-wide,” ADI said. “ADI is synonymous with innovation, and we have a legacy of technology leadership in bridging […]

SambaNova: New AI Chip Runs 5 Trillion Parameter Models

Specialty AI chip maker SambaNova Systems today announced the SN40L processor, which the company said will power SambaNova’s full stack large language model (LLM) platform, the SambaNova Suite. Manufactured by TSMC, the SN40L can serve a 5 trillion parameter model, with 256k+ sequence length possible on a single system node, according to the company.

ALCF AI Testbed’s Graphcore System Available to Researchers

April 28, 2023, Lemont, IL — The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility is accepting proposals to access the facility’s 22-petaFLOPS Graphcore Bow Pod64 at the ALCF AI Testbed. Access is open to the global research community via an approved proposal submission. The newest ALCF AI Testbed platform to be made available to researchers, the Graphcore Bow […]

Proposals Open to Research Community for ALCF AI Testbed’s Cerebras and SambaNova Systems

Proposals are now being accepted by the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility for access to its AI Testbed, a collection of advanced artificial intelligence accelerators available for science. Researchers interested in using the AI Testbed’s Cerebras CS-2 and SambaNova DataScale systems can submit project proposals via the ALCF’s Director’s Discretionary program. Access to additional testbed resources, including Graphcore, Groq, and Habana accelerators, will be […]

ALCF Deploys Testbed to Advance AI for Science

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) is building a testbed comprised of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) platforms. Designed to explore the possibilities of high-performance computing (HPC) architectures, the ALCF AI Testbed will enable the facility and its user community to help define the role of AI accelerators in next-generation scientific machine learning. “The testbed combines a […]

SambaNova Systems Announces SambaNova DataScale — Built for AI 

Palo Alto, CA, Dec. 9, 2020 — SambaNova Systems, builder of systems platform for artificial intelligence and data-intensive applications from the data center to the cloud and the edge, today announced SambaNova Systems DataScale. Built on SambaNova Systems Reconfigurable Dataflow Architecture (RDA), SambaNova DataScale is optimized for dataflow from the algorithms to the silicon, enabling […]

Nvidia Dominates MLPerf AI Benchmark Competition Again

Nvidia said it has extended its lead on the MLPerf Benchmark for AI inference with the company’s A100 GPU chip introduced earlier this year. Nvidia won each of the six application tests for data center and edge computing systems in the second version of MLPerf Inference. These tests are an expansion beyond the initial two […]