AI

Applying Machine Learning At The Front End Of HPC

IBM and the other vendors who are bidding on the CORAL2 systems for the US Department of Energy can’t talk about those bids, which are in flight, and Big Blue and its partners in building the “Summit” supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and “Sierra” at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory – that would be Nvidia for GPUs and Mellanox Technologies for InfiniBand interconnect – are all about publicly focusing on the present, since these two machines are at the top of the flops charts now.

Compute

The Datacenter Impact Of The GlobalFoundries 7 Nanometer Spike

Making money from sand is not as easy as making money from oil, and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, which has been assembling the GlobalFoundries chip making giant for the past decade is finding that out the hard way and as a consequence, the company is backing off on its development of 7 nanometer manufacturing techniques, which included a double whammy of traditional immersion lithography techniques as well as a move towards bleeding-edge extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.