US Military Shipping Container Supercomputer Has 6 Petaflop Performance

The Department of Defense (DoD)’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) has a supercomputer in a shipping container with 6 PetaFLOPS of performance. It will be used for both training and inference workloads. It has 1.3 Petabytes of solid-state storage. The US Army paid $12 million for the 6 petaflop supercomputer in a shipping container. …

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World’s Fastest Supercomputer Triples Performance to 445 PetaFLOPS

Using HPL-AI, a new approach to benchmarking AI supercomputers, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Summit supercomputer system reached 445 petaflops or nearly half an exaflops. The system’s official Linpack performance is 148 petaflops announced in the new TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers. Summit, the world’s fastest supercomputer, NVIDIA ran HPL-AI computations in less than …

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IBM Built Three of the Top 11 Supercomputers in the World Today

IBM is the only vendor to have multiple systems in the Top 10 of the semi-annual Top500 and Green500 supercomputer lists. This includes the US Dept of Energy’s Summit and Sierra supercomputers, the overall number one and number two most powerful supercomputers in the world, along with the Lassen Supercomputer built for Lawrence Livermore National …

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Most powerful supercomputer in Texas by 2019 with new cooling technology

A 250 petaflop supercomputer immersed in liquid coolant is being built in Texas. In 2019, it could be the world’s most powerful supercomputer. 40,000 server immersed in coolant are going into a data center in Houston. It is being built by DownUnder GeoSolutions (DUG). It will perform cutting-edge computer modeling for energy companies and bring …

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Nvidia DGX-2 is 2 petaflop AI supercomputer for $399,000

NVIDIA launched NVIDIA DGX-2, the first single server capable of delivering two petaflops of computational power.A DGX-2 has the deep learning processing power of 300 servers occupying 15 racks of datacenter space, while being 60x smaller and 18x more power efficient. NVIDIA DGX-2 is a server rack with 16 Volta GPUs and Dual Xeon Platinums …

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EU $1.2 billion supercomputer project to several 10-100 PetaFLOP computers by 2020 and exaFLOP by 2022

The European Union will spend one billion euros ($1.2 billion) to try to catch up to China, the U.S. and Japan in supercomputing. The goal of the project is for Europe to acquire two “world-class” supercomputers, capable of at least a hundred million billion calculations per second (100 petaFLOPS), and at least two mid-range systems, …

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EU proposes 1 billion euro investment in world class supercomputers over the next 3-5 years

The European Commission contribution in EuroHPC will be around EUR 486 million under the current Multiannual Financial Framework, matched by a similar amount from Member States and associated countries. Overall, around EUR 1 billion of public funding would be invested by 2020, and private members of the initiative would also add in-kind contributions. The 1 …

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Nvidia AI and multi-petaOps chips for class 5 automated cars within 4 years

Nvidia Corp chief executive Jensen Huang said on Thursday artificial intelligence would enable fully automated cars within 4 years, but sought to tamp down expectations for a surge in demand for its chips from cryptocurrency miners. “It will take no more than 4 years to have fully autonomous cars on the road. How long it …

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AMD reveals PetaFLOP supercomputer in a single rack

Yesterday, AMD revealed the Project 47 supercomputer was powered by 20 AMD EPYC 7601 processors and 80 Radeon Instinct GPUs. It is a petaFLOP supercomputer in a rack. Other hardware included 10TB of Samsung memory and 20 Mellanox 100G cards (and 1 switch). Project 47 is capable of 1 PetaFLOP of single-precision compute performance or …

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Mark Zuckerberg has made a Jarvis Artificial Intelligence for his home

So far this year, Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) built a simple AI that he can talk to on his phone and computer, that can control his home, including lights, temperature, appliances, music and security, that learns my tastes and patterns, that can learn new words and concepts, and that can even entertain his daughter Max. …

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Amazon building an app that matches truck drivers to shippers

Amazon is building an app that matches truck drivers with shippers, a new service that would deepen its presence in the $800 billion trucking industry. The app, scheduled to launch next summer, is designed to make it easier for truck drivers to find shippers that need goods moved, much in the way Uber connects drivers …

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