AWS Tunes Up Compute And Network For HPC

When it comes to hardware, there was not a lot of big news coming out of the Amazon Web Services re:Invent 2022 conference this week. And to be specific, there was not an announcement of a fourth-generation, honegrown Graviton4 processor that many had expected given that AWS, like other cloud


Counting The Cost Of Training Large Language Models

It has been becoming increasingly clear – anecdotally at least – just how expensive it is to train large language models and recommender systems, which are arguably the two most important workloads driving AI into the enterprise. But thanks to a new system rental service to train GPT models available

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Riding CXL Memory Up In A Down Economy

The jittery economy hasn’t been kind to most semiconductor companies, even those like AMD and Nvidia that are growing in the datacenter. The pain has been mostly felt on the PC side of things, but a curtailing of spending on servers on the part of hyperscalers and enterprises have also


Clouded Thinking That Could Be Costing Us

Sponsored Post: It could be time to start examining our growing reliance on public cloud platforms. Let’s start by asking a few honest questions about the true value of the cloud model. About how much it is really costing us, what it delivers versus what it promises, and whether all


Dell Wants To Put HPC And Quantum Into More Hands

The need for high-powered computing isn’t going away. Enterprises trying to corral the massive amounts of data they’re generating and adopting emerging technologies like machine learning are demanding the sort of HPC capabilities that not too long ago were reserved for research and educational institutions. And the advances in the