May 12, 2023
Travis Humble is the director the Quantum Science Center (QSC) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. QSC is one of six National QIS Research established by the U.S. National Quantum Initiative Act (NQIA) in 2018 and being overseen by the Department of Energy. Hopes are high that these centers, through their own research and in collaboration... Read more…
November 19, 2022
For all of its politeness, a fascinating panel on the last day of SC22 – Quantum Computing: A Future for HPC Acceleration? – mostly served to illustrate the Read more…
August 16, 2022
The Quantum Science Center (QSC), headquartered at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is one of five such centers created by the National Quantum Initiative Act in 2018 and run by the Department of Energy. They all have distinct and overlapping goals. That’s sort of the point, to bring both focus and cooperation... Read more…
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Data center infrastructure running AI and HPC workloads requires powerful microprocessor chips and the use of CPUs, GPUs, and acceleration chips to carry out compute intensive tasks. AI and HPC processing generate excessive heat which results in higher data center power consumption and additional data center costs.
Data centers traditionally use air cooling solutions including heatsinks and fans that may not be able to reduce energy consumption while maintaining infrastructure performance for AI and HPC workloads. Liquid cooled systems will be increasingly replacing air cooled solutions for data centers running HPC and AI workloads to meet heat and performance needs.
QCT worked with Intel to develop the QCT QoolRack, a rack-level direct-to-chip cooling solution which meets data center needs with impressive cooling power savings per rack over air cooled solutions, and reduces data centers’ carbon footprint with QCT QoolRack smart management.
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