AMD's star has been rising ever since it launched its Ryzen and EPYC processors, with AMD bringing back much-needed competition to the computing space, making PCs great again and putting the super into supercomputing, and AMD's MD of Sales for the APJ region joined us on iTWireTV to talk about it all.
As usual, Nvidia had a raft of product announcements ready for its annual GTC conference which started today. Among the standouts were the Grace data centre CPU, a next-generation BlueField DPU, Omniverse Enterprise for 3D collaboration, and updates to the company's Drive platform.
HPC and AI vendor Nvidia has introduced an upgraded GPU, a new workgroup server, and a next-generation networking technology.
AMD's new Instinct MI100 accelerator is said to be the world's fastest HPC GPU and the first x86 server GPU to exceed 10 Tflops (FP64).
Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer, Nissan, announced today it is migrating its on-premises, high-performance computing workloads to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to bring new cars to market faster.
Dell Technologies has announced new configurations aimed at simplifying the use of AI workloads in VMware environments.
Azure's new NDv2 GPU-accelerated instances provide up to 800 Nvidia V100 Tensor Core GPUs on a single Mellanox InfiniBand backend network.
Nvidia's new Magnum IO software helps data scientists and AI and high performance computing researchers process massive amounts of data in minutes instead of hours.
GPU vendor Nvidia has announced that its AI and HPC software will be available for Arm-based computers by the end of 2019.
Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies has unveiled the Kunpeng 920, which it says is the industry's top-performing ARM-based CPU, at a function in Shenzhen on Monday.
The human genome consists of seven billion DNA base pairs and it takes 100GB to represent the unique sequence for a person. Australian National University researchers have turned to the cloud to enable clinical applications.
Along with several other changes, Oracle has announced some new hardware options for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure.
Medical research organisation Garvan Institute has expanded its HPC system
"GPUs have been one of the key technologies" in high-performance computing, according to Data61's Professor John Taylor.
CSIRO's new Bracewell HPC system uses Dell EMC PowerEdge servers with Nvidia Tesla P100 GPUs.
Nvidia's new DGX SaturnV is the world's most efficient AI supercomputer, according to the company's vice-president of solutions architecture and engineering, Marc Hamilton.
HPE has unveiled a new software-defined platform for high-performance computing (HPC), along with updates to its Apollo server family.
Nvidia has announced another member of its Tesla GPU family, this time for servers.
Monash University's third-generation Massive supercomputer was officially commissioned yesterday.
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