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Intel is bringing subscription and rental services to semiconductors as it explores new business models, but it remains to be seen if buyers warm up to the idea of paying extra to unlock features on a chip. Intel is bringing an "on-demand" feature to its new Xeon CPUs codenamed Sapphire Rapids, which the company launched on Tuesday after long delays. The on-demand feature involves paying a fee to activate... Read more…

2022 Gordon Bell Prize Goes to Plasma Accelerator Research

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The New Scalability

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HPC is all about scalability. The most powerful systems. The biggest data sets. The most cores, the most bytes, the most flops, the most bandwidth. HPC scales! Notwithstanding a few recurring arguments over the last twenty years about scaling up versus scaling out, the definition of scalability... Read more…

The Role and Potential of CPUs in Deep Learning

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Deep learning (DL) applications have unique architectural characteristics and efficiency requirements. Hence, the choice of computing system has a profound impa Read more…

Graphcore Promises AI-Speedup with ‘Intelligent Processing Unit’

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Graphcore emerged from stealth mode today with news of a $30 million Series A round to help finance ongoing development of its machine learning (ML) and deep le Read more…

Handicapping IBM/OpenPOWER’s Odds for Success

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2016 promises to be pivotal in the IBM/OpenPOWER effort to claim a non-trivial chunk of the Intel-dominated high-end server landscape. Big Blue’s stated goal Read more…

Processor Diversity on the Rise, Reports Intersect360

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Intel x86 processors continue to dominate HPC servers while the number of cores per processor also keeps rising, perhaps no surprises there. Also somewhat antic Read more…

PGI Accelerator Compilers Add OpenACC Support for x86 Multicore CPUs

October 29, 2015

NVIDIA today announced availability of its newest PGI Accelerator Fortran, C and C++ compilers (version 15.10) now with support for OpenACC directives-based par Read more…

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