How ‘Knights Mill’ Gets Its Deep Learning Flops

Intel, the subject of much speculation regarding the delayed, rewritten or potentially canceled “Aurora” contract (the Argonne Lab part of the CORAL “pre-exascale” award), parsed out

By Tiffany Trader

The Ultra-High Density AI Supercomputer AGX-2 Demonstrated at ISC17

Frankfurt, Germany, June 23, 2017 – Inspur, a leading HPC&AI total solutions provider, demonstrated the ultra-high density AI supercomputer AGX-2 which dedicate to accelerate the Artificial

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Tsinghua Crowned Eight-Time Student Cluster Champions at ISC

Always a hard-fought competition, the Student Cluster Competition awards were announced Wednesday, June 21, at the ISC High Performance Conference 2017. Amid whoops and hollers from the crowd, Th

By Kim McMahon

GPUs, Power9, Figure Prominently in IBM’s Bet on Weather Forecasting

IBM jumped into the weather forecasting business roughly a year and a half ago by purchasing The Weather Company. This week at ISC 2017, Big Blue rolled out plans to push deeper into climate scie

By John Russell

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Amazon Showcases “How-to” Blogs on Genomics Workflows

June 5, 2017

Computational science is often not the strongest suit for life scientists and that’s been a factor in the relatively modest adoption of the cloud for genomics Read more…

By John Russell

Nvidia Shares Recipe to Accelerate AI Cloud Adoption

May 29, 2017

In March, Nvidia revealed blueprints for a new open source Tesla GPU-based accelerator – HGX-1 – developed for clouds with Microsoft under its Project Olym Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Google Debuts TPU v2 and will Add to Google Cloud

May 25, 2017

Not long after stirring attention in the deep learning/AI community by revealing the details of its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), Google last week announced the Read more…

By John Russell

Cray Offers Supercomputing as a Service, Targets Biotechs First

May 16, 2017

Leading supercomputer vendor Cray and datacenter/cloud provider the Markley Group today announced plans to jointly deliver supercomputing as a service. The init Read more…

By John Russell

Nvidia’s ‘GPU Cloud’ Adopts Containers for AI Development

May 11, 2017

GPU powerhouse Nvidia's entry into the cloud market is differentiated from public cloud leaders by its focus on delivering development tools for training artifi Read more…

By George Leopold

‘Retired’ UC Berkeley Professor Tackles Google Tensor Processing Unit

May 9, 2017

Retirement, it seems, isn’t for everyone. Indeed you may already know that David Patterson joined Google’s Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) development effort a Read more…

By John Russell

Bright Computing 8.0 Adds Azure, Expands Machine Learning Support

May 9, 2017

Bright Computing, long a prominent provider of cluster management tools for HPC, today released version 8.0 of Bright Cluster Manager and Bright OpenStack. The Read more…

By John Russell

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…

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