Japan Meteorological Agency Takes Delivery of Pair of Crays

Cray has supplied two identical Cray XC50 supercomputers to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) in northwestern Tokyo. Boasting more than 18 petaflops combined peak computing capacity, the new

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Tackling the Challenge of Bringing AI to HPC

As HPC users consider the benefits offered by machine learning, don’t ignore the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family that now delivers up to a 198x faster inference performance, and 127x f

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ASC18: Final Results Revealed & Wrapped Up

It was an exciting week at ASC18 in Nanyang, China. The student teams braved extreme heat, extremely difficult applications, and extreme competition in order to cross the cluster competition fini

By Dan Olds

Spring Meetings Underscore Quantum Computing’s Rise

The month of April 2018 saw four very important and interesting meetings to discuss the state of quantum computing technologies, their potential impacts, and the technology challenges ahead. Thes

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Nvidia Claims New ResNet-50 Top Marks; Microsoft Previews Brainwave

May 8, 2018

It’s becoming tough to sort out competing AI performance claims and to keep track of new AI initiatives. Perhaps the new MLPerf benchmark will eventually hel Read more…

By John Russell

MLPerf – Will New Machine Learning Benchmark Help Propel AI Forward?

May 2, 2018

Let the AI benchmarking wars begin. Today, a diverse group from academia and industry – Google, Baidu, Intel, AMD, Harvard, and Stanford among them – releas Read more…

By John Russell

IBM: Software Ecosystem for OpenPOWER is Ready for Prime Time

April 16, 2018

With key pieces of the IBM/OpenPOWER versus Intel/x86 gambit settling into place – e.g., the arrival of Power9 chips and Power9-based systems, hyperscaler sup Read more…

By John Russell

Google Releases Improved Neural Networks for Vision Recognition

April 4, 2018

On Tuesday, Google released its “next generation of on-device computer vision networks” – MobileNewtV2 – which Google says are substantially faster than Read more…

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GTC18 Research Highlight: Programming a Hybrid CPU-GPU Cluster Using Unicorn

March 27, 2018

Unicorn is a parallel programming framework that provides a simple way to program multi-node clusters with CPUs and GPUs, and potentially other compute devices. Read more…

By Subodh Kumar, IIT Delhi

Deep Neural Network from University of Illinois Accelerates aLIGO Research

March 27, 2018

Gravitational wave astronomy burst onto the scene with the success of the original LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) effort and has sin Read more…

By John Russell

HPC Cloud Provider Nimbix Rolls Out IBM Power9 Targeting AI

March 22, 2018

HPC cloud specialist Nimbix this week announced the addition of IBM’s Power9 technology to the Nimbix cloud starting with an early access “gated program” Read more…

By John Russell

European LEGaTO Project Seeks to Develop Energy Efficient Stack

March 14, 2018

A new European project – Low Energy Toolset for Heterogeneous Computing (LEGaTO) – seeks to develop a software stack that improves energy management in supp Read more…

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