The world’s largest public GPGPU computing on-demand service was launched this week at the Siggraph International Conference in Los Angeles. PEER 1 Hosting, a provider of IT infrastructure, has constructed a 128-GPU compute cloud that incorporates NVIDIA Tesla gear and mental image’s RealityServer 3D Web platform.
This morning NVIDIA and its hosting partner PEER 1 announced that they would be delivering the industry’s first large-scale hosted GPU cloud, which means, among other things, that the popular RealityServer platform might be able to infiltrate more user groups due to the shedding of GPU cluster requirements.
NVIDIA’s RealityServer 3.0 is now shipping; Fujitsu announces early success for its supercomputing project despite funding woes; and Microsoft previews a new visualization programming language. We recap those stories and more in our weekly wrapup.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco this week, NVIDIA announced a GPU-powered 3D Web platform. Called the NVIDIA RealityServer, it consists of Tesla GPUs, rendering software and a Web service environment, all integrated into a platform designed to deliver photorealistic image streams via a cloud computing model.