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Living In The SmartNIC Future

“Pure Bottom Up Doesn’t Work, Pure Top Down Doesn’t Work” 5 Leadership Lessons With Steve Scott, CTO at Cray

“Driving innovation is hard. Pure bottom up doesn’t work. Pure top down doesn’t work. You need to provide guidance to engineers about where …

Leadership

Awaiting IBM’s Power Systems Growth Spurt

IBM

Aerodynamic Simulation Reveals Best Position in a Peloton of Cyclists

Professor Bert Blocken, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and KU Leuven is recognized worldwide for his thorough scientific investigations …

Engineering

Teasing Out The Top 500 Truth Through Networking

Networking

Two Hard-to-Detect Spectre Flaws Found for Intel, Arm Processors

Two academics have uncovered two more Spectre flaws that seem to be "undetectable" by existing tools.

Information Security

A new brain-inspired computer takes us one step closer to simulating brain neural networks in real-time

A computer built to mimic the brain's neural networks produces similar results to that of the best brain-simulation supercomputer software currently …

Why Intel Must Respond To AMD’s Single Socket Threat

The US may have just pulled even with China in the race to build supercomputing’s next big thing - MIT Technology Review

There was much celebrating in America last month when the US Department of Energy unveiled Summit, the world’s fastest supercomputer. Now the race is …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

How quantum computers will change everything without you noticing

The recent string of quantum computing breakthroughs has optimism in the field at an all-time high. That quantum computers are imminent seems certain, but we shouldn’t expect IBM or Apple to start shipping the first generation of personal quantum computers (PQCs maybe?) anytime soon — or …

Supercomputers Have Been Slow to Adopt Flash Storage – Cray Wants to Change That

Cray is preparing to launch Flash storage arrays for supercomputers • The high-performance computing space has been slow to adopt flash, relying …

Containers for High Performance Computing

With a few adjustments to the technology, Docker containers could bring heretofore unseen efficiencies to supercomputers and high-performance …

GPUs Increasingly Rule the Supercomputer World

NVIDIA GPUs now power five of the world’s seven fastest systems and 17 of the 20 most energy efficient systems identified by Top500.org, the …

Peeling The Covers Off The Summit Supercomputer

The irony, of course, is that there is never a summit when it comes to supercomputing. …Peeling The Covers Off The Summit Supercomputer was written …

Cray Bolsters HPC to AI Crossover Appeal

Most companies in the HPC space have made the natural transition to moving into the deep learning and AI space over the last couple of years. …Cray …

GPUs Power Five of World’s Top Seven Supercomputers

The top 10 echelon of the newly minted Top500 list boasts three powerful new systems with one common engine: the Nvidia Volta V100 general-purpose …

Cray Announces New AI Workflow Software Suite and Reference Configurations To Empower Data Scientists

The Art Of Supercomputing War

The shenanigans with the Top 500 rankings of the world’s most powerful supercomputers continues, but there are a bunch of real supercomputers that …

AMD’s Epyc Return To The Datacenter Ring

The server market has been spoiling for a fight for so long that it is hard to remember a time when there was intense competition across multiple …

The Machine Learning Hype Cycle and HPC

Like many other HPC professionals I’m following the hype cycle[1] around Machine Learning/Deep Learning with interest. I subscribe to the view that …

The supercomputer that could map the human brain

Bobby Kasthuri has a problem.<p>In an effort to understand, on the finest level, what makes us human, he’s set out to create a complete map of the human …

Understanding Mainstream Chips Used in Artificial Intelligence

On January 2018, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicked off in Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring more than 4,000 exhibitors. CES is the …

Waiting to exascale: Now that IBM has Summit-ed, who's to node what comes next?

Big Blue's rig with Nvidia grunt looks to be first truly exascale system<b>Comment</b> IBM's 200 petaFLOPS (200,000 trillion calculations per second) Summit …

Canada’s Most Powerful Research Supercomputer Simulates Life of a Star

ArticleTo understand a star’s structure, researchers simulate them on a supercomputer using complex hydrodynamics calculations over a long series of …

The US Again Has the World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

Plenty of people around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge …

Move Over, China: U.S. Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

The United States just won bragging rights in the race to build the world’s speediest supercomputer.<p>For five years, China had the world’s fastest computer, a symbolic achievement for a country trying to show that it is a tech powerhouse. But the United States retook the lead thanks to a machine, …

Artificial Intelligence

The AI winter is well on its way

Deep learning has been at the forefront of the so-called AI revolution for years now, and many people believed that it would take us to the world of the technological singularity. Many companies talked big in 2014, 2015, and 2016 when technologies such as Alpha Go were pushing new boundaries. For …

Cray Partners with Digital Catapult’s Machine Intelligence Garage to Drive UK AI Innovation

SEATTLE, June 05, 2018 — Cray Inc. today announced that it has partnered with UK Innovation Center, Digital Catapult and its Machine Intelligence …

As Moore’s Law Winds Down, Chipmakers Consider the Path Forward

At this month’s ISC High Performance conference, representatives from Intel, NVIDIA, Xilinx, and NEC will speak about the challenges they face as …

Inside the Volta GPU Architecture and CUDA 9

"This presentation will give an overview about the new NVIDIA Volta GPU architecture and the latest CUDA 9 release. The NVIDIA Volta architecture …