petaflops Archive

artificial intelligenceNextPlatform estimates Google has double TPU3 chip performance and dense racks

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Google announced the TPU 3.0 AI coprocessor and said it is 8 times faster than the TPUv2. Above – Pods: TPUv2 (top) and TPUv3 (bottom) Photos of the full TPUv3 pod show Google scaled its next-generation pods: There are twice …

exaflopGerman university getting multi-petaflop Cray CS500 supercomputer

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Paderborn University (Germany) has selected a Cray CS500 cluster accelerated by FPGAs as the first phase of its Noctua multi-petaflop supercomputer. The new supercomputer will be comprised of 272 compute nodes, connected by Intel’s 100 Gbps Omni-Path fabric. Each node …

artificial intelligenceBreakthrough AI convolutional neural network using an optical coprocessor

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Optalysys has created convolutional neural network using its optical coprocessor. The UK-based company has developed optical computing hardware that uses lasers and spatial light modulators (SLMs) to perform complex numerical processing at extremely high speeds and using very little power. …

exaflopUpgraded Swiss Supercomputer is world number 3

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The Piz Daint supercomputer is a Cray XC50. It was upgraded for about $42 million with almost 5000 Nvidia processors late in 2016. With a peak performance of seven petaflops, “Piz Daint” has been Europe’s fastest supercomputer since its debut …

exaflop4 petaflop Cray computer will be used for nuclear fusion research in Japan

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Japan has selected a Cray XC50 supercomputer to support its mission to advance nuclear fusion research and development. It will be a 4 petaflop computer that will replace a 1.5-petaflop Bullx cluster known as Helios that was shutdown already. It …

chinaChina’s 240 petaflop supercomputer and 200+ petaflop US supercomputer will be competing in a few months

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China will be launching one of three pre-exaFlop supercomputers later this year. The new supercomputer will be 200 times faster and have 100 times more storage capacity than the Tianhe-1 supercomputer, China’s first petaflop supercomputer launched in 2010, Zhang said. …

exaflopNew supercomputers and the exaFLOP race

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China has an exaflop supercomputer budget of $150 million to $300 million. The exaflop supercomputer could be built as early as 2019. It is to be built in Shandong province coast as soon as 2019 to support ocean research in …

chinaChina leads in top 500 supercomputers with 202 versus the US with 143

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China has overtaking the US in the total number of ranked supercomputer systems in the top 500 by a margin of 202 to 143. It is the largest number of supercomputers China has ever claimed on the TOP500 ranking, with …

artificial intelligenceIntel AI accelerator capable of Trillion operations per second per watt

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Intel today introduced its new Movidius™ Myriad™ X vision processing unit (VPU), advancing Intel’s end-to-end portfolio of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to deliver more autonomous capabilities across a wide range of product categories including drones, robotics, smart cameras and virtual …

artificial intelligenceDeep Learning at 15 Petaflops from Intel and partners

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An Arxiv paper, presents the first, 15-PetaFLOP Deep Learning system for solving scientific pattern classification problems on contemporary HPC architectures. Intel researchers and parters developed supervised convolutional architectures for discriminating signals in high-energy physics data as well as semi-supervised architectures …