Meta Sees Little Risk in RISC-V Custom Accelerators

Many have waited years to hear someone like Prahlad Venkatapuram, Senior Director of Engineering at Meta, say what came out this week at the RISC-V Summit: “We’ve identified that RISC-V is the way to go for us moving forward for all the products we have in the roadmap. That includes


Redefining datacenter connectivity with open source networking

SPONSORED FEATURE: The face of modern networking is changing dramatically in parallel with the exponential increase in the volume of data traffic over the last several years. Enterprises and cloud service providers alike are struggling to handle that transmission workload, whilst simultaneously trying to contain costs. It’s a tall order


With HPC Humming Along, HPE Awaits Its AI Boom

The ProLiant server business is down in the dumps, and the storage business is in a slump. But petascale and exascale supercomputer deals based the combination of AMD CPUs and GPUs have filled in a lot of the gap. And Hewlett Packard Enterprise is now waiting, like all OEMs and

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What To Do When You Can’t Get Nvidia H100 GPUs

In a world where allocations of “Hopper” H100 GPUs coming out of Nvidia’s factories are going out well into 2024, and the allocations for the impending “Antares” MI300X and MI300A GPUs are probably long since spoken for, anyone trying to build a GPU cluster to power a large language model