Qubit Stream: Monte Carlo Advance, Infosys Joins the Fray, D-Wave Meeting Plans, and More

It seems the stream of quantum computing reports never ceases. This week – IonQ and Goldman Sachs tackle Monte Carlo on quantum hardware, Cambridge Quantum pushes chemistry calculations forward

By John Russell

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

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-apples) datacenter and edge categorie

By John Russell

Cerebras Brings Its Wafer-Scale Engine AI System to the Cloud

Five months ago, when Cerebras Systems debuted its second-generation wafer-scale silicon system (CS-2), co-founder and CEO Andrew Feldman hinted of the company’s coming cloud plans, and now tho

By Tiffany Trader

AI Hardware Summit: Panel on Memory Looks Forward

What will system memory look like in five years? Good question. While Monday's panel, Designing AI Super-Chips at the Speed of Memory, at the AI Hardware Summit, tackled several topics, the panel

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Amazon, NCAR, SilverLining Team for Unprecedented Cloud Climate Simulations

September 10, 2021

Earth’s climate is, to put it mildly, not in a good place. In the wake of a damning report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), scientis Read more…

IBM Introduces its First Power10-based Server, the Power E1080; Targets Hybrid Cloud

September 8, 2021

IBM today introduced the Power E1080 server, its first system powered by a Power10 IBM microprocessor. The new system reinforces IBM’s emphasis on hybrid cloud markets and the new chip beefs up its inference capabilities. IBM – like other CPU makers – is hoping to make inferencing a core capability... Read more…

Deploying Kubernetes Based HPC Clusters in a Multi-Cloud Environment

September 2, 2021

With cloud computing as the de facto deployment model in large enterprises, the usage of multiple clouds within a single enterprise has become omnipresent. The Read more…

Hot Chips: Here Come the DPUs and IPUs from Arm, Nvidia and Intel

August 25, 2021

The emergence of data processing units (DPU) and infrastructure processing units (IPU) as potentially important pieces in cloud and datacenter architectures was Read more…

Zapata Computing’s Formula for Achieving Quantum Advantage Today

August 16, 2021

While most of the quantum computing world is focused on achieving fault tolerant computing – some day – with intermediate applications for NISQ (near interm Read more…

$10B ‘Secret’ NSA Cloud Contract Awarded to AWS Is Already in Dispute

August 11, 2021

A $10 billion ‘secret’ cloud computing contract that was recently won by Amazon Web Services from the U.S. National Security Agency quickly came under fire Read more…

IBM Research Spins Up 11,400 Core Cloud Cluster for EDA

August 5, 2021

For many HPC users, their needs are not evenly distributed throughout a year: some might need few – if any – resources for months, then they might need a ve Read more…

Digging into the Atos-Nimbix Deal: Big US HPC and Global Cloud Aspirations. Look out HPE?

August 2, 2021

Behind Atos’s deal announced last week to acquire HPC-cloud specialist Nimbix are ramped-up plans to penetrate the U.S. HPC market and global expansion of its Read more…

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