Intel, Micro Debut Quad-Level Cell NAND Flash

May 22, 2018

Chipmakers continue to gear designs toward AI and other demanding cloud workloads that take advantage of datacenter flash storage capacity. To that end, memory Read more…

By George Leopold

Data Management at NERSC in the Era of Petascale Deep Learning

May 9, 2018

Now that computer scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) have demonstrated 15 petaflops deep-learning training performance on the Cori supercomputer, the NERSC staff is working to address the data management issues that arise when running production deep-learning codes at such scale. Read more…

By Rob Farber

AMD Continues to Nip at Intel’s Heels

April 27, 2018

Advanced Micro Devices appears to making market share headway at the expense of long-time rival Intel Corp. based on quarterly results released this week. AMD reported quarterly revenue totaling $1.65 billion, up 40 percent from the same quarter last year. Read more…

By George Leopold

Former AMD Chip Chief and ‘Zen’ Architect Jim Keller Joins Intel

April 26, 2018

Intel announced today it has hired top microprocessor architect Jim Keller as senior vice president to lead the company’s silicon engineering group, focusing Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Intel Accelerates FPGAs into Server Mainstream with Dell EMC, Fujitsu

April 11, 2018

This morning, Intel announced adoption of its Programmable Acceleration Card (PAC), with Arria 10 GX FPGA and the Intel Acceleration Stack for Intel Xeon CPU, w Read more…

By Doug Black

Intel Won’t Secure Some Older Chips Against Spectre, Citing Limited Ecosystem Support

April 4, 2018

In Intel's latest (and possibly its final) update to its Meltdown and Spectre mitigation guide, published April 3, the company revealed that a number of its old Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Deep Learning at 15 PFlops Enables Training for Extreme Weather Identification at Scale

March 19, 2018

Petaflop per second deep learning training performance on the NERSC (National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center) Cori supercomputer has given climate Read more…

By Rob Farber

Intel, Microsft Partner on Machine Vision, AI

March 9, 2018

Intel and Microsoft are reuniting to support the chip maker’s vision processing unit on the software giant’s machine learning platform. The partners said th Read more…

By George Leopold

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