Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Saturday, November 27, 2021

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Intel’s 30x AI Performance Aim for Xeon Sapphire Rapids CPUs May Not Solve All AI Needs: Analysts

With its upcoming Intel Sapphire Rapids CPUs, designed as the next generation of Intel Xeon CPUs after Ice Lake and slated for release in 2022, chipmaker Intel Corp. is ...Full Article

Hardware Acceleration of Recurrent Neural Networks: the Need and the Challenges

Recurrent neural networks (RNNs) have shown phenomenal success in several sequence learning tasks such as machine translation, language processing, image captioning, scene labeling, action recognition, time-series forecasting, and music ...Full Article

Intel Refreshes Optane Persistent Memory, Adds New NAND SSDs

Intel Corp. remains persistent in upgrading its Optane persistent memory series. The chip maker (NASDAQ: INTC) said this week its second generation Optane series is tuned to the latest version ...Full Article

AMD’s Road Ahead: 5nm Epyc, CPU-GPU Coupling, 20% CAGR

Promising Wall Street a 20 percent CAGR and an aggressive CPU-GPU product roadmap, AMD delivered a confident self-portrait at its financial analyst day in Santa Clara yesterday that’s at ...Full Article

AMD Launches Epyc Rome, First 7nm CPU

From a gala event at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco yesterday (Aug. 7), AMD launched its 2nd generation Epyc Rome chips, based on its 7nm process ...Full Article

Deep Learning Competitors Stalk Nvidia

There is no shortage of processing architectures emerging to accelerate deep learning workloads, with two more options emerging this week to challenge GPU leader Nvidia. First, Intel researchers claimed ...Full Article

Cray Melds AI App Development with HPC

Cray Inc. is coming to the aid of harried application developers with a new workflow software suite designed to accelerate AI implementation by combining analytics and artificial intelligence capabilities ...Full Article

Startup Expands Deep Learning CPU Development

An Israeli chip startup developing a new processor architecture for embedded AI applications has lined up another group of investors as it seeks to add intelligence to embedded devices ...Full Article

ARM Doubles Down on AI

ARM Ltd. joined a growing roster of processor specialists zeroing in on artificial intelligence and machine learning applications with the introduction of two new processor cores, one emphasizing performance, ...Full Article

Quanta Cloud Raises Server Ante with GPUs

Quanta Cloud Technology, the server and storage unit of the Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta Computer, has over the last year been targeting the high end of the enterprise datacenter market. ...Full Article
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