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The U.S. has its first exascale computing system, as the Frontier system at Oak Ridge becomes the first supercomputer to officially exceed one quintillion calculations per second on the Top500 list. Details on Frontier, the path to exascale, and why it matters.
Meta has built a new supercomputer that will likely become the fastest AI system in the world when it is completed later this year, the company said today. Meta says the system will boost its AI capabilities and vision for a future digital metaverse.
The ongoing development of quantum computers will create a new class of data processing facility, which in many cases will be very different from the enterprise and cloud data centers seen today. Here’s a look inside Google’s Quantum AI facility.
As Hurricane Ida illustrates, real-time weather data collection and accurate forecasting are essential for protecting lives and property. New satellites are providing imaging data that can help refine weather modeling and forecasts.
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.