At the Open Compute Summit, Microsoft and NVIDIA unveiled a new hyperscale GPU accelerator for artificial intelligence workloads in the cloud. The HGX-1 harnesses eight NVIDIA Tesla P100 GPUs and high-speed interconnects.
Facebook is beefing up its high performance computing horsepower with Big Basin, an AI server powered by eight NVIDIA GPU accelerators. Big Basin was introduced at today’s Open Compute Summit.
Data center provider ScaleMatrix has opened a startup accelerator on its San Diego campus, which includes co-working space and a genomics laboratory to support life sciences and genomics startups.
Intel says new technologies like AI, the IoT and virtual reality will create an explosion of data, driving demand for new infrastructure and an “interconnectedness of everything.” The data center is central to this vision.
Intel today unveiled FPGA-powered hardware targeting the artificial intelligence (AI) market, which has emerged as a focus of investment for the largest data center operators.
Widespread anxiety about artificial intelligence (AI) presents a challenge for companies building the new generation of AI technologies, as well as the data centers that will power them. The tech sector is trying to change that.
The Big Sur GPU-powered server is the key to Facebook’s bid to create a smarter newsfeed for its 1.6 billion users around the globe. We see it in action at Facebook’s Oregon data center.
Machine learning and artificial intelligence have arrived in the data center. This trend is changing the face of the hyperscale server farm, as racks begin to fill with ASICs, GPUs, FPGAs and supercomputers.
Facebook is building a new generation Open Compute hardware, part of its vision for powerful data centers that will use artificial intelligence and virtual reality to deliver experiences over the Internet. Here’s how they’re doing it.