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Nvidia Sees Green in Data Science Workloads

We already knew that GPUs are useful for lots of things besides making Fortnite uncomfortably realistic. All the biggest supercomputers in the world use GPUs to accelerate math, and more recently they've been used to pow Read more…

Deep Learning Taking Over HPC, But It’s Good for Business Too

Be prepared for a heavy dose of deep learning if you're on the floor of the Supercomputing 2018 show this week in Dallas, Texas, where the scientific community will demonstrate how neural network-powered AI applications Read more…

Nvidia Platform Pushes GPUs into Machine Learning, High Performance Data Analytics

GPU leader Nvidia, generally associated with deep learning, autonomous vehicles and other higher-end AI-related workloads (and gaming, of course), is mounting an open source end-to-end GPU acceleration platform and ecosy Read more…

MapD’s GPU-Powered Database Now Available in Google Cloud’s Marketplace

GPU-powered database pioneer MapD Technologies today announced that customers can now get its software through the Google Cloud Launcher, the online marketplace for Google Cloud Platform. The news comes on the heals of a Read more…

Anaconda Enterprise Now Supports GPU Clusters

Organizations that need to train machine learning models on massive amounts of data may be interested in the latest release of Anaconda Enterprise, which adds support for training on GPU clusters. Customers running An Read more…

A Wave of Purpose-Built AI Hardware Is Building

Google last week unveiled the third version of its Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), which is designed to accelerate deep learning workloads developed in its TensorFlow environment. But that's just the start of a groundswell Read more…

Reporter’s Notebook: The 2018 GTC Experience

Nvidia's GPU Technology Conference (GTC) is winding down after four days of frenzied GPU action. It was this reporter's first foray to this particular show, which attracted 8,500 GPU-loving (or just GPU-curious) folks to Read more…

Nvidia To Use Virtual Reality for Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Nvidia today revealed how it's planning to use virtual reality technology to accelerate the testing of autonomous vehicles. The new offering, dubbed Drive Constellation, should dramatically improve the capability to test Read more…

Nvidia Riding High as GPU Workloads and Capabilities Soar

Don't look now, but GPUs are gobbling up big workloads as massive data-crunching AI use cases proliferate around the world. That news couldn't be sweeter for Nvidia, which is hosting its ninth annual GPU Technology Confe Read more…

HPE Goes Vertical with AI

HPE today unveiled new offerings aimed at getting customers up and running with artificial intelligence solutions, including an anomaly detection system for industrial equipment and a new GPU-equipped server cluster desi Read more…

Hadoop Was Hard to Find at Strata This Week

It's been barely six months since the word "Hadoop" was removed from the name of the world's biggest big-data trade show, and at this week's Strata Data Conference in New York City, Hadoop all but disappeared. Yet key pa Read more…

Drones and GPUs Provide AI Boost for Inspection Firm

A company backed by GE's venture capital arm is using NVidia GPUs, deep learning frameworks, and drones to automate the inspection of physical assets in the oil and gas, electrical distribution, and transportation indust Read more…

Nvidia’s Mammoth Volta GPU Aims High for AI, HPC

At Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC17) in San Jose, Calif., yesterday morning, CEO Jensen Huang announced the company’s much-anticipated Volta architecture and flagship high-end GPU, the Tesla V100, noting t Read more…

Kinetica Gets Fuzzy with In-GPU Algorithms

Fuzzy Logix made its name by providing analytics that ran inside MPP databases, giving customers a 10x to 100x performance boost compared to standard relational databases. Now that it's ported its library of algorithms t Read more…

IBM Bare Metal Cloud Targets AI with New P100 GPUs

IBM announced today that it will be adding Nvidia P100 graphics processors to its Bluemix cloud later this month, becoming the “first major global cloud vendor” to provide the high-end “Pascal” GPUs. Big Blue is Read more…

IBM: We’re the Red Hat of Deep Learning

IBM today took the wraps off a new release of PowerAI, the prepackaged bundle of deep learning frameworks that debuted last fall. With the addition of Google's TensorFlow framework, the company says its AI business model Read more…

Spark ML Runs 10x Faster on GPUs, Databricks Says

Apache Spark machine learning workloads can run up to 10x faster by moving them to a deep learning paradigm on GPUs, according to Databricks, which today announced that its hosted Spark service on Amazon's new GPU cloud. Read more…

Power8 with NVLink Coming to the Nimbix Cloud

Starting later this month, HPC professionals and data scientists wishing to try out NVLink’d Nvidia Pascal P100 GPUs won’t have to spend upwards of $100,000 on NVIDIA’s DGX-1 server or fork over about half that for Read more…

AWS Beats Azure to K80 General Availability

Amazon Web Services has seeded its cloud with Nvidia Tesla K80 GPUs to meet the growing demand for accelerated computing across an increasingly-diverse range of workloads. The P2 instance family is a welcome addition fo Read more…

IBM Debuts Power8 Chip with NVLink and 3 New Systems

Not long after revealing more details about its next-gen Power9 chip due in 2017, IBM today rolled out three new Power8-based Linux servers and a new version of its Power8 chip featuring on-chip NVLink interconnect. One Read more…

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