UMass Rolls Out New GPU Cluster for Deep Learning

February 8, 2017

UMass today rolled out its new GPU cluster – Gypsum – aimed at deep learning. Like many institutions, UMass is seeking to attract Ph.D. students drawn to deep learning and artificial intelligence. At 400 GPUs, Gypsum is on the large side for academic GPU clusters according the university. Read more…

By John Russell

GPU Monster Shreds Password Hashes

December 6, 2012

Today's notion of safe passwords may soon be a thing of the past. Thanks to cheaper hardware, cloud software, and free password cracking programs, it's easier than ever to hack these digital keys. Just how easy? Earlier this week, a custom-built GPU cluster tore through 348 billion password hashes per second during the Passwords^12 Conference in Oslo, Norway. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

UK Lab Fires Up New GPU Cluster

July 3, 2012

University consortium launches with two terascale machines. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

NVIDIA Serves Up Reality, GPU-Style

July 26, 2010

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. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Getting GPUs on the Grid

November 4, 2009

More grid users are getting acquainted with GPU clusters. Read more…

By Miriam Boon

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