Google Cloud Debuts 16-GPU Ampere A100 Instances

July 7, 2020

On the heels of the Nvidia’s Ampere A100 GPU launch in May, Google Cloud is announcing alpha availability of the A100 “Accelerator Optimized” VM A2 instance family on Google Compute Engine. The instances are powered by the HGX A100 16-GPU platform, which combines two HGX A100 8-GPU baseboards using... Read more…

Google Cloud Makes Good on Promise to Add Nvidia P100 GPUs

September 21, 2017

Google has taken down the notice on its cloud platform website that says Nvidia Tesla P100s are “coming soon.” That's because the search giant has announced Read more…

MIT Mathematician Spins Up 220,000-Core Google Compute Cluster

April 21, 2017

On Thursday, Google announced that MIT math professor and computational number theorist Andrew V. Sutherland had set a record for the largest Google Compute Engine (GCE) job. Sutherland ran the massive mathematics workload on 220,000 GCE cores using preemptible virtual machine instances. Read more…

Google Gets First Dibs on New Skylake Chips

February 27, 2017

As part of an ongoing effort to differentiate its public cloud services, Google made good this week on its intention to bring custom Xeon Skylake chips from Int Read more…

Google Joins Internet2, Targets Machine Learning and Data Analytics

October 25, 2016

Internet2 (I2) issued a brief announcement yesterday that Google had joined its community. The move is interesting in that it is more evidence of efforts by the Read more…

Podcast: Why HPC is Ready for the Cloud

November 15, 2015

Not surprisingly Tim Carroll is unambiguous about whether HPC is ready for the cloud. It absolutely is says Carroll. He is, after all, VP of Sales and Ecosystem Read more…

Cycle Computing Orchestrates Cancer Research on Google Cloud

September 10, 2015

This week HPC cloud software specialist Cycle Computing announced that its full suite of products can now be used to spin up clusters on Google’s cloud platf Read more…

Google Compute Engine Enters General Availability

December 5, 2013

Search giant Google announced this week that its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offering, Google Compute Engine (GCE), has gone into general availability. T Read more…

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