Cerebras Systems has emerged from stealth mode with a wafer-sized chip that completely rethinks the form factor for data center computing. The challenge: Each chip uses 15 kilowatts of power.
Insights: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Machine learning and artificial intelligence have arrived in the data center, changing the face of the hyperscale server farm as racks begin to fill with ASICs, GPUs, FPGAs and supercomputers. The race to leverage machine learning is led by the industry’s marquee names, including Google, Facebook and IBM. As usual, the battlefield runs through the data center, with implications for the major cloud platforms and chipmakers like Intel and NVIDIA.
Startups are investing heavily in new applications for artificial intelligence in medical imaging, in the hope that algorithms can bring new capabilities to diagnoses and patient care.
Retail chains like Wal-Mart, Giant and Lowe’s are turning to artificial intelligence and robots to help improve customer experiences and assume some of the tedious elements of retail operations.
The rise of AI has brought more hardware to accelerate specific tasks, Our DCF Executive Roundtable discuss whether powerful new AI hardware will bring changes in data center design and operations.
Many of the key trends highlighted by venture capitalist Mary Meeker in her Internet Trends report will boost demand for data centers and cloud computing.
Edge applications will require new thinking, and efficient use of resources. We kick off our “Facets of the Edge” series with a look at how SWIM.AI uses lightweight hardware to power edge AI for real-time traffic management.
The market for artificial intelligence hardware is entering a new phase, as a cluster of startups prepare to bring specialized AI chips to market.
The micro-edge will be networked not just with local resources, but with data centers and cloud facilities around the world. Martin Olsen, Vice President, Global Edge and Integrated Solutions at Vertiv, outlines how 5G and edge computing is contributing to IoT and AI advancement.
For data centers, the evolution and arrival of 5G is crucial to business success – as well as data throughput, edge computing, ultra-low latency, and efficiency. A new report from Vertiv explores 5G use cases that can help your business optimize their applications and better approach machine learning and AI.
New technology can make data center construction faster, cheaper, safer and more inclusive, according to Nancy Novak of Compass Datacenters, who spoke on the topic at Data Center World.