NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK Update for Volta Now Available

News, Research, cuDNN, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, NCCL, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 08 2017

At GTC 2017, NVIDIA announced Volta optimized updates to the NVIDIA Deep Learning SDK. Today, we’re making these updates available as free downloads to members of the NVIDIA Developer Program.

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Scaling TensorFlow and Caffe to 256 GPUs

Research, Cluster/Supercomputing, cuDNN, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 08 2017

IBM Research unveiled a “Distributed Deep Learning” (DDL) library that enables cuDNN-accelerated deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch and Chainer to scale to tens of IBM servers leveraging hundreds of GPUs.

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Deep Learning Hyperparameter Optimization with Competing Objectives

Research, Financial Services, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 07 2017

Learn how to use SigOpt’s Bayesian optimization platform to jointly optimize competing objectives in deep learning pipelines on NVIDIA GPUs more than ten times faster than traditional approaches like random search.

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Speed to Safety: Autonomous RC Car Aids Emergency Evacuation

Research, Automotive, Autonomous, cuDNN, Image Recognition, Jetson, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Quadro, TensorRT, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 04 2017

By Abhinav Ayalur, Isaac Wilcove, Lynn Dang, Ricky Avina The alarm is ringing. You smell smoke and see people running for the exit, but you don’t do the same. Why? Because you’re the fire marshal.

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Major Upgrade to National Institutes of Health Supercomputer

Research, Bioinformatics & Genomics, Cluster/Supercomputing, Computational Chemistry, Government/National Labs, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 03 2017

The Biowulf supercomputer at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) received an upgrade with the addition of 144 NVIDIA GPUs to help researchers discover new cures and save lives.

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