The Latest MLPerf Inference Results: Nvidia GPUs Hold Sway but Here Come CPUs and Intel

September 22, 2021

The latest round of MLPerf inference benchmark (v 1.1) results was released today and Nvidia again dominated, sweeping the top spots in the closed (apples-to-ap Read more…

Inspur Takes OCP Beyond Hyperscalers

May 12, 2020

Inspur, China’s server leader, is expanding its AI offerings based on Open Compute Project specifications, including an OCP “cloud optimized” server geare Read more…

AI Is Boosting Server Sales in China

February 6, 2020

Emerging AI workloads are propelling the booming Chinese server market, particularly those hosting programmable co-processors capable of supporting graphics chips used for parallel processing of machine learning tasks. The chief benefactor has been China’s server leader, Inspur. According to datacenter... Read more…

Xilinx Moves FPGAs Deeper into Datacenters

October 17, 2018

Three Chinese infrastructure vendors are embracing FPGA technology as a way of accelerating datacenter workloads. FPGA specialist Xilinx Inc. announced during a developer forum in Beijing this week that Alibaba Cloud, Huawei and server vendor Inspur are rolling out datacenter platforms based on the chip maker’s FPGA-as-a-service model. Among the datacenter workloads being targeted is AI inference, the partners said Tuesday. Read more…

ASC17 Makes Splash at Wuxi Supercomputing Center

April 24, 2017

A record-breaking twenty student teams plus scores of company representatives, media professionals, staff and student volunteers transformed a formerly empty hall inside the Wuxi Supercomputing Center into a bustling hub of HPC activity, kicking off day one of 2017 Asia Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC17). Read more…

Spurred by Global Ambitions, Inspur in Joint HPC Deal with DDN

January 17, 2017

Inspur, the fast-growth cloud computing and server vendor from China that has several systems on the current Top500 list, and DDN, a leader in high-end storage, Read more…

Huazhong University of Science and Technology Crowned the ASC16 Champion

April 22, 2016

ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge 2016 (ASC16) concluded in Wuhan on April 22. The co-host Huazhong University of Science and Technology won the championship Read more…

HPL Record of 12.03TFLOPS Created at ASC16

April 20, 2016

In the first day of HPL contest at the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge (ASC16) on April 20, the team from Zhejiang University achieved a floating point comp Read more…

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