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Google Is Latest ‘Big Three’ Cloud Provider to Offer V100 GPUs

May 1st, 2018 (0)
Google announced today that Nvidia Tesla V100 GPUs are now available in public beta on its Google Cloud Platform (GCP), accessible through its infrastructure-as-a-service offering Compute Engine and on Kubernetes Engine, its managed environment for deploying containerized applications. The cloud ...

Quantum Error Correction: Google Takes on Qubit Accuracy

April 27th, 2018 (0)
The more we hear and read about quantum computing, the more we develop a dawning comprehension for what it seems to be - along with appreciation for why it's so hard to understand. A major reason for this, as ...

Intel Reverses Course on Patching Older Chips for Spectre/Meltdown

April 5th, 2018 (0)
In Intel’s latest (and possibly final) update to its Meltdown and Spectre mitigation guide, published April 3, the company revealed that a number of its older CPU models will not receive microcode updates intended to protect against one of ...

Nvidia Ups Hardware Game with 16-GPU DGX-2 Server and 18-Port NVSwitch

March 28th, 2018 (0)
Nvidia unveiled a raft of new products from its annual technology conference in San Jose today, and as expected, there was no major new silicon announcement (or any mention of what’s next on the roadmap for that matter). Chip ...

HPE Unleashes AI, Deep Learning Platforms

March 21st, 2018 (0)
HPE today announced the latest rev of its HPE Apollo 6500 platform, Gen10, along with a spate of new AI-oriented offerings designed to help customers optimize and scale up their AI and deep learning usage. Like its Gen9 predecessor, ...

AliCloud Takes on AWS with ‘Bare Metal’ HPC Instances in Europe

March 1st, 2018 (0)
Alibaba, the e-commerce giant from China, is taking a run at AWS in the global public cloud computing market with new offerings aimed at the surging demand for AI and HPC solutions among European enterprises. From Mobile World Congress ...

Deep Learning Portends ‘Sea Change’ for Oil and Gas Sector

February 2nd, 2018 (0)
The billowing compute and data demands that spurred the oil and gas industry to be the largest commercial users of high-performance computing are now propelling the competitive sector to deploy the latest AI technologies. Beyond the requirement for accurate ...

Eni Takes the Lead in Industrial Supercomputing

January 24th, 2018 (0)
No sooner had one system, used by BP, been declared the most powerful supercomputer in the industrial sphere than it quickly has been displaced. Last Thursday (Jan. 18) it was Italian energy company Eni’s turn to take the lead ...

Chip Flaws ‘Meltdown’ and ‘Spectre’ Loom Large

January 5th, 2018 (0)
The HPC and wider tech community are abuzz over the discovery of critical design flaws that impact virtually all contemporary microprocessors. The bugs leave processors vulnerable to side channel attacks where malicious programs can steal information from applications’ memory. ...

IBM Begins Power9 Rollout with Backing from DOE, Google

December 9th, 2017 (0)
After over a year of buildup, IBM is unveiling its first Power9 system based on the same architecture as the Department of Energy CORAL supercomputers, Summit and Sierra. The new AC922 server pairs two Power9 CPUs with four or ...
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