AMD’s Long And Winding Road To The Hybrid CPU-GPU Instinct MI300A

Back in 2012, when AMD was in the process of backing out of the datacenter CPU business and did not really have its datacenter GPU act together at all, the US Department of Energy exhibited the enlightened self-interest that is a strong foundation of both economics and politics and took a chance and invested in AMD to do research in memory technologies and hybrid CPU-GPU computing at exascale.