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Primeur weekly 2017-05-15

Special

NVIDIA ushers in new era of robotics, with breakthroughs making It easier to build and train intelligent machines ...

NVIDIA and Toyota collaborate to accelerate market introduction of autonomous cars ...

NVIDIA launches GPU Cloud platform to simplify AI development ...

NVIDIA advances AI computing revolution with new Volta-based DGX systems ...

NVIDIA launches revolutionary Volta GPU platform, fueling next era of AI and high performance computing ...

NVIDIA to train 100,000 developers on deep learning in 2017 ...

NVIDIA paves path to AI cities with Metropolis Edge-to-Cloud platform for video analytics ...

NVIDIA Tesla accelerators on IBM Cloud demonstrate advanced performance for training deep learning models ...

BSC and NVIDIA a step forward to the interactive simulation of humans ...

Quantum computing

Refrigerator for quantum computers discovered ...

Focus on Europe

EoCoE service page open for PRACE user community ...

Spring 2017 edition of the e-IRG newsletter available ...

PRACE to issue Annual Report 2016 ...

Middleware

Bright Computing announces 8.0 release - Setting new standard for automation and ease-of-use for Linux-based clusters and public, private and hybrid Clouds ...

CETIAT France chooses Bright Cluster Manager for aerodynamics and fluid mechanics HPC environment ...

2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap for Australia is now available ...

Hardware

Cray delivers production-ready AI with new Cray CS-Storm accelerated cluster supercomputers ...

Inspur to unveil 2U 8-GPU AI supercomputer at GTC 2017 ...

Inspur unveiled AIStation, AI deep learning training cluster management software at GTC 2017 ...

Supermicro systems deliver 170 Tflop/s FP16 of peak performance for artificial intelligence, and deep learning at GTC 2017 ...

NCSA's Blue Waters project provides $1.08 billion direct return to Illinois' economy ...

Applications

SDSC's Comet helps replicate brain circuitry to direct a realistic prosthetic arm ...

University of Wyoming graduate student one of 36 selected for CyberGIS Summer School ...

Supercomputing mimics berkelium experiments to validate new find ...

'Inverse designing' spontaneously self-assembling materials ...

Story of silver birch from genomic Big Data ...

Targeted, high-energy cancer treatments get a supercomputing boost ...

Computer accurately identifies and delineates breast cancers on digital tissue slides ...

Sound over silicon: Computing's wave of the future ...

USC Viterbi School of Engineering faculty awarded multiple MURI grants ...

New funding announced for Digital Earth Australia ...

NCSA releases annual report highlighting scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the Blue Waters Project ...

Supercomputer can disprove the theory of sunspot formation ...

The Cloud

Inspur to release InCloud OS 5.0 "F.A.S.T" at the 2017 OpenStack Summit ...

IBM extends data science collaborative workspace to the private Cloud ...

Pointwise and Envenio Join Forces on Demand ...

Supermicro systems deliver 170 Tflop/s FP16 of peak performance for artificial intelligence, and deep learning at GTC 2017

8 May 2017 San Jose - Super Micro Computer Inc., a global expert in compute, storage and networking technologies including green computing, exhibited new GPU-based servers at the GPU Technology Conference (GTC) from May 8 to 11 at the San Jose Convention Center.

Optimized applications for Supermicro GPU supercomputing systems include Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, HPC, Cloud and Virtualized graphics, and Hyperscale Workloads. Supermicro had on display the SYS-1028GQ-TXRT and SYS-4028GR-TXRT with support for four and eight NVIDIA Tesla P100 SXM 2.0 modules, respectively, both featuring NVIDIA NVLink interconnect technology. Supermicro was also displaying its multi-node GPU solutions and high-performance workstations with support for 4 PCIe 3.0 x16 slots.

"Leveraging our extensive portfolio of GPU solutions, customers can massively scale their compute clusters to accelerate their most demanding deep learning, scientific and hyperscale workloads with fastest time-to-results, while achieving maximum performance per watt, per square foot, and per dollar", stated Charles Liang, President and CEO of Supermicro. "With our latest innovations in performance and density optimized 1U and 4U architectures that incorporate the new NVIDIA P100 processors with NVLink, our customers can achieve exponential improvements in deep learning application performance improvements, to address some of the world's most complex and important challenges, while also saving money."

NVIDIA's GPU computing platform provides a dramatic boost in application throughput for HPC, advanced analytics and AI workloads", stated Paresh Kharya, Tesla Product Management Lead at NVIDIA. With our Tesla data centre GPUs, Supermicro's new high-density servers offer customers high performance and superior efficiency to address their most demanding computing challenges."

Showcased systems included:

  • Supermicro's SuperServer, SYS-4028GR-TXR(T), which supports eight NVIDIA Tesla P100 SXM2 accelerators in 4U to provide maximum high bandwidth for mission critical HPC clusters and hyperscale workloads. This solution optimizes NVIDIA NVLink GPU interconnect technology in a cube mesh architecture in tandem with RDMA fabric to improve latency of data access and transfer and maximize performance. This SuperServer provides the eight Tesla P100 SXM2 accelerator parallel computing solution, and with independent GPU and CPU thermal zones ensures uncompromised performance and stability with up to 170 TFLOPS FP16 of peak performance.
  • The 1U SuperServer, SYS-1028GQ-TXR(T), optimized to support four of the NVIDIA Tesla P100 SXM2 accelerators. This highly scalable solution implements a fully-connected quad GPU architecture utilizing NVIDIA's 160GB/s NVLink interconnects with over 5x the total bandwidth of PCI-E 3.0. This SuperServer provides a non-preheat GPU thermal zone design, which ensures highest performance and stability under the most demanding workloads and can tackle the largest DL Models, in conjunction with high speed connectivity optimized for latency and bandwidth.
  • The Supermicro 2U dual-node TwinPro SuperServer, SYS-2028TP-DTFR, offers data centre customers unmatched benefits when configured with two GPUs per node, including eight 2.5" hot-swap SATA drive bays for unprecedented storage capability, FDR 56Gbps InfiniBand onboard, highest processing power, and high energy efficiency.
  • The SuperWorkstation, SYS-7048GR-TR, supports up to four GPU cards in a 4U Tower form factor with highest efficiency Titanium Level power supplies to bring the unparalleled power of GPU supercomputing to individual digital content creators.
Source: Super Micro Computer

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Primeur weekly 2017-05-15

Special

NVIDIA ushers in new era of robotics, with breakthroughs making It easier to build and train intelligent machines ...

NVIDIA and Toyota collaborate to accelerate market introduction of autonomous cars ...

NVIDIA launches GPU Cloud platform to simplify AI development ...

NVIDIA advances AI computing revolution with new Volta-based DGX systems ...

NVIDIA launches revolutionary Volta GPU platform, fueling next era of AI and high performance computing ...

NVIDIA to train 100,000 developers on deep learning in 2017 ...

NVIDIA paves path to AI cities with Metropolis Edge-to-Cloud platform for video analytics ...

NVIDIA Tesla accelerators on IBM Cloud demonstrate advanced performance for training deep learning models ...

BSC and NVIDIA a step forward to the interactive simulation of humans ...

Quantum computing

Refrigerator for quantum computers discovered ...

Focus on Europe

EoCoE service page open for PRACE user community ...

Spring 2017 edition of the e-IRG newsletter available ...

PRACE to issue Annual Report 2016 ...

Middleware

Bright Computing announces 8.0 release - Setting new standard for automation and ease-of-use for Linux-based clusters and public, private and hybrid Clouds ...

CETIAT France chooses Bright Cluster Manager for aerodynamics and fluid mechanics HPC environment ...

2016 National Research Infrastructure Roadmap for Australia is now available ...

Hardware

Cray delivers production-ready AI with new Cray CS-Storm accelerated cluster supercomputers ...

Inspur to unveil 2U 8-GPU AI supercomputer at GTC 2017 ...

Inspur unveiled AIStation, AI deep learning training cluster management software at GTC 2017 ...

Supermicro systems deliver 170 Tflop/s FP16 of peak performance for artificial intelligence, and deep learning at GTC 2017 ...

NCSA's Blue Waters project provides $1.08 billion direct return to Illinois' economy ...

Applications

SDSC's Comet helps replicate brain circuitry to direct a realistic prosthetic arm ...

University of Wyoming graduate student one of 36 selected for CyberGIS Summer School ...

Supercomputing mimics berkelium experiments to validate new find ...

'Inverse designing' spontaneously self-assembling materials ...

Story of silver birch from genomic Big Data ...

Targeted, high-energy cancer treatments get a supercomputing boost ...

Computer accurately identifies and delineates breast cancers on digital tissue slides ...

Sound over silicon: Computing's wave of the future ...

USC Viterbi School of Engineering faculty awarded multiple MURI grants ...

New funding announced for Digital Earth Australia ...

NCSA releases annual report highlighting scientific exploration and breakthroughs enabled by the Blue Waters Project ...

Supercomputer can disprove the theory of sunspot formation ...

The Cloud

Inspur to release InCloud OS 5.0 "F.A.S.T" at the 2017 OpenStack Summit ...

IBM extends data science collaborative workspace to the private Cloud ...

Pointwise and Envenio Join Forces on Demand ...