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Primeur live 2017-11-14

Exascale

Mellanox deployment collaboration with Lenovo will power Canada's largest supercomputer centre with leading performance, scalability for High Performance Computing applications ...

Middleware

Scalable clusters make HPC R&D easy as Raspberry Pi ...

NVIDIA chosen by every major computer maker and every major Cloud ...

WekaIO announces native support for Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet intelligent interconnect solutions ...

Bright Computing announces new product to help get enterprise data scientists up and running quickly with Deep Learning ...

OpenMP Architecture Review Board releases Technical Report that addresses top user requests ...

Diagnosing supercomputer problems ...

Hardware

Oak Ridge National Laboratory acquires Atos Quantum Learning Machine to support US Department of Energy research ...

Cavium and partners to showcase ThunderX2 Arm-based server platforms and FastLinQ Ethernet adapters for High Performance Computing at SC17 ...

HPE helps businesses capitalize on High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence applications with new high-density compute and storage ...

SciNet relies on Excelero for high-performance, peta-scale storage at new supercomputing facility ...

CoolIT Systems announces liquid cooled Intel Buchanan Pass server ...

Applications

Supercomputing speeds up Deep Learning training ...

INCITE grants of 5.95 billion hours awarded to 55 computational research projects ...

The Cloud

Penguin Computing announces Intel Xeon Scalable processor availability for Penguin Computing On-Demand HPC Cloud ...

Company news

Nallatech showcases next generation FPGA accelerators at Supercomputing 2017 ...

Cray supercomputer to assist Samsung's research on Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning ...

Lenovo accelerates Artificial Intelligence initiatives to solve humanity's greatest challenges ...

DDN strengthens its HPC storage leadership with new solutions and next generation monitoring tools ...

New Dell EMC solutions bring machine and deep learning to mainstream enterprises ...

Cray supercomputer to assist Samsung's research on Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

14 Nov 2017 Seattle - Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has purchased a Cray CS-Storm accelerated cluster supercomputer. The Samsung Strategy & Innovation Center (SSIC) procured the system for use in its research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) and deep learning workloads, including systems for connected cars and autonomous technologies.

SSIC, which innovates within multiple technology categories including digital health, IoT, data infrastructure and smart machines, purchased and completed the installation of the three-cabinet Cray CS-Storm 500NX system with NVIDIA Tesla Pascal P100 SXM2 GPU accelerators. The system will facilitate SSIC's research with powerful, accelerator-optimized solutions for running artificial intelligence and deep learning applications at scale with very large, complex datasets.

"At Samsung, we believe the rapid growth of data has untold potential to improve the way we live", stated John Absmeier, vice president of Smart Machines, Samsung Strategy & Innovation Center and senior vice president, Autonomous/ADAS Strategic Business Unit, HARMAN. "But first, we need to understand the technology - leveraging artificial intelligence and deep learning - that provides insights into all that data. Cray's system helps Samsung do that development, and they even use Samsung's own solid state drives in their system, providing fast and secure memory access. With Cray's technology, we look forward to the progress and products our work will unlock."

"At Cray, we design our supercomputing systems for companies like Samsung that continually push the boundaries of research, design, and engineering to develop new products that improve people's lives", stated Fred Kohout, Cray's senior vice president of products and chief marketing officer. "We are honoured that Samsung has turned to Cray to provide the supercomputing resources it needs to bring new innovations to market."

The Cray CS-Storm systems provide customers with powerful, accelerator-optimized solutions for running machine learning and deep learning applications at scale. The Cray CS-Storm 500NX system was delivered to Samsung as a fully integrated cluster supercomputer, with Samsung leading-edge memory technologies including NVMe SSDs and 2666Mhz DDR4 RDIMMs, along with the Cray Programming Environment, and full cluster systems management. The Cray CS-Storm 500NX configuration scales up to eight NVIDIA Tesla Pascal P100 SXM2 GPUs using the NVIDIA NVLink to reduce latency and increase bandwidth between GPU-to-GPU communications, enabling larger models and faster results for AI and deep learning neural network training.
Source: Cray

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Primeur live 2017-11-14

Exascale

Mellanox deployment collaboration with Lenovo will power Canada's largest supercomputer centre with leading performance, scalability for High Performance Computing applications ...

Middleware

Scalable clusters make HPC R&D easy as Raspberry Pi ...

NVIDIA chosen by every major computer maker and every major Cloud ...

WekaIO announces native support for Mellanox InfiniBand and Ethernet intelligent interconnect solutions ...

Bright Computing announces new product to help get enterprise data scientists up and running quickly with Deep Learning ...

OpenMP Architecture Review Board releases Technical Report that addresses top user requests ...

Diagnosing supercomputer problems ...

Hardware

Oak Ridge National Laboratory acquires Atos Quantum Learning Machine to support US Department of Energy research ...

Cavium and partners to showcase ThunderX2 Arm-based server platforms and FastLinQ Ethernet adapters for High Performance Computing at SC17 ...

HPE helps businesses capitalize on High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence applications with new high-density compute and storage ...

SciNet relies on Excelero for high-performance, peta-scale storage at new supercomputing facility ...

CoolIT Systems announces liquid cooled Intel Buchanan Pass server ...

Applications

Supercomputing speeds up Deep Learning training ...

INCITE grants of 5.95 billion hours awarded to 55 computational research projects ...

The Cloud

Penguin Computing announces Intel Xeon Scalable processor availability for Penguin Computing On-Demand HPC Cloud ...

Company news

Nallatech showcases next generation FPGA accelerators at Supercomputing 2017 ...

Cray supercomputer to assist Samsung's research on Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning ...

Lenovo accelerates Artificial Intelligence initiatives to solve humanity's greatest challenges ...

DDN strengthens its HPC storage leadership with new solutions and next generation monitoring tools ...

New Dell EMC solutions bring machine and deep learning to mainstream enterprises ...