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Tiffany Trader

With over a decade’s experience covering the HPC space, Tiffany Trader is one of the preeminent voices reporting on advanced scale computing today.

Intel Extends IPU Roadmap Through 2026

May 11th, 2022 (0)
Intel is extending its roadmap for infrastructure processors through 2026, the company said at its Vision conference being held in Grapevine, Texas. The company’s IPUs (infrastructure processing units) are megachips that are designed to improve datacenter efficiency by offloading ...

Is Your AI Ready to Be Regulated? Lessons from GDPR

April 14th, 2022 (0)
It’s been six years since European Union (EU) passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a wide-ranging and complex regulation intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the EU. Now, as analogous regulations around artificial ...

ISC 2022: Digital Twins Keynote Preview

April 8th, 2022 (0)
In this contributed Q&A, ISC’s Nages Sieslack interviews Rev Lebaredian, vice president of Omniverse and simulation technology at Nvidia, about the use of digital twin technology for science and industry. Lebaredian will be delivering the opening keynote at ISC ...

Microsoft Azure Adds Ampere Arm-based Virtual Machines

April 5th, 2022 (0)
Further evidence of the blossoming diversity of architectures offered in the cloud arrived this week with the news that Ampere Altra Arm-based processors have been added to Microsoft’s Azure infrastructure. Microsoft says the Arm-based instances, currently in preview, offer ...

Why Finance Departments Are Embracing Intelligent Automation

April 5th, 2022 (0)
Enterprises use intelligent automation to automate a wide variety of manual tasks, thereby freeing up their employees to spend more time on creative, higher-level activities. As a result, employees are empowered to deliver their customers better products, services, and ...

Pfizer Discusses Use of Supercomputing and AI for Covid Drug Development

March 25th, 2022 (0)
Over 16 months ago, Pfizer achieved a historic scientific moonshot — the unprecedentedly swift development and authorization of a novel vaccine for a novel virus using methods that hitherto had not been used in approved drugs at scale. Throughout ...

Cerebras Systems Supplies 2nd-Gen AI System to TotalEnergies

March 3rd, 2022 (0)
Cerebras Systems, pioneer of wafer-scale computing for AI and HPC, today announced that TotalEnergies (formerly “Total”) has deployed the Cerebras CS-2 system at its Houston facilities to accelerate its multi-energy research. The news marks the first publicly disclosed customer ...

Industry Heavyweights Launch UCIe Consortium to Drive Chiplet Interconnect Standard

March 3rd, 2022 (0)
A new industry consortium aims to establish a die-to-die interconnect standard – Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express (UCIe) – in support of an open chiplet ecosystem. Intel Corporation donated the UCIe 1.0 spec, which was then ratified by the 10 ...

Nvidia Acquires Bright Computing for its HPC Cluster Management Software

January 11th, 2022 (0)
GPU-maker Nvidia is broadening its enterprise software portfolio by buying HPC cluster management company Bright Computing for an undisclosed sum. Unlike Nvidia’s ongoing effort to purchase semiconductor IP company Arm Ltd., which has been stymied by regulatory challenges in the ...

Cerebras Brings Its Wafer-Scale Engine AI System to the Cloud

September 16th, 2021 (0)
Five months ago, when Cerebras Systems debuted its second-generation wafer-scale silicon system (CS-2), co-founder and CEO Andrew Feldman hinted of the company’s coming cloud plans, and now those plans have come to fruition. Today, Cerebras and Cirrascale Cloud Services ...
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