As data centers continue to be impacted by accelerated digital transformation initiatives, a shift to more dynamic infrastructure and cooling systems is needed to address varying power densities and flexible, efficient and sustainable scale.
NVIDIA is entering the CPU market with an Arm-based processor that will be tightly integrated with its next-generation GPUs. The Grace CPU seeks to bring new levels of power and efficiency to massive AI workloads, and offer a high-end alternative to Intel x86 CPUs.
George Clement, Senior Application Engineer, from Intel, highlights a case study that shows the importance of data center management to gain greater insight into power demand, thermal efficiency, server utilization, and capacity planning in their HPC environment.
As powerful new chips target AI workloads, here’s a look at the players to watch, including specialized hardware from startups, incumbents and hyperscaler operators.
Data Bytes is our new weekly roundup of research and analysis on data centers and cloud computing. This week: New data on cloud investment by hyperscalers, latest trends in PUE, HPC spending pauses for COVID-19, and projections on edge server growth.
Rack densities are beginning to rise, and some companies specializing in liquid cooling for the data center industry are investing in growth. Others see more potential in the fast-growing esports market.
Forced Physics DCT is a data center startup that has spent more than a decade harnessing molecular physics to create a low-energy cooling solution for data centers.
In a deal underscoring the growing importance of data center networking, technical computing heavyweight NVIDIA has agreed to pay $6.9 billion to acquire networking specialist Mellanox.
A new HPC system from DownUnder GeoSolutions will immerse 40,000 servers in liquid coolant at Skybox Datacenters in Houston. The massive system is expected to deliver 250 petaflops of computing power.
The new Frontera supercomputer at the University of Texas combines several approaches to liquid cooling, including GPUs immersed in dielectric liquid coolant fluid, and x86 servers using direct water cooling to the processor.