Advanced Computing in the Age of AI | Monday, October 18, 2021

PCIe

Astera Labs Raises $50M Series C Round to Boost AI Connectivity in the Cloud

Three-year-old connectivity chip startup Astera Labs just secured $50 million in new Series C funding to help the company add two upcoming products to its portfolio while building out ...Full Article

PCIe Tools Aim to Speed Data Fabric Apps

A design kit tailored to PCI Express 4.0 data fabrics combines orchestration software from infrastructure platform vendor Liqid and silicon switch giant Broadcom. The goal is accelerating application prototyping, ...Full Article

Latest NVM Express Spec Stresses Data

The latest release of a non-volatile memory interface and storage protocol emphasizes the enterprise shift to analytics, virtualization and other data-intensive workloads while riding the coat tails of the ...Full Article

Graphcore Touts 100x ML Speedup with PCIe Plug-In

Graphcore emerged from stealth mode this week with news of a $30 million Series A round to help finance ongoing development of its machine learning (ML) and deep learning ...Full Article

All-Flash Startup Leverages QoS as a ‘Differentiator’

With all-flash arrays making inroads into enterprise storage infrastructure, the growing list of vendors of PCIe flash arrays are looking for ways to differentiate themselves while persuading potential customers ...Full Article

A Raft of Flash Options Emerge for Datacenters

A batch of PCI Express storage devices emerged from this week's Flash Memory Summit targeting hyperscale and enterprise datacenters that are gradually incorporating PCIe for online transaction processing and ...Full Article
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