New Zealand Building GPU-Accelerated Petaflop Supercomputer

News, Research, Climate/Weather/Ocean Modeling, Cluster / Supercomputing, Higher Education / Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 14 2017

New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) is upgrading their supercomputers with three new energy efficient systems that will be used for weather forecasting and climate research. $18 million will be used to purchase three Cray systems, the most powerful being the 1.4 petaflop Cray XC50 supercomputer equipped with NVIDIA Tesla P100

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GPU-Accelerated Supercomputers Create Largest Simulation of the Universe

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster, Government / National Labs, Higher Education / Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 13 2017

To investigate the nature of dark matter and dark energy, researchers from University of Zurich simulated the formation of our entire universe with the help of two GPU-accelerated supercomputers. With their revolutionary code called PKDGRAV3, the group of astrophysicists developed a catalog of nearly 25 billion virtual galaxies generated from a two-trillion particle cosmological simulation

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Predicting Aggressive Prostate Cancer with AI

Research, CUDA, GeForce, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Higher Education / Academia, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 13 2017

University of Alberta scientists developed a deep learning-based prostate cancer diagnostic platform that only uses a single drop of blood which will allow men to bypass the current painful biopsy methods. Using a GTX 1060 GPU, CUDA and the MathWorks Neural Network Toolbox, the scientists’ trained their model on information from millions of cancer cell

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GOAI: Open GPU-Accelerated Data Analytics

Features, Analytics, Big Data, Database, Machine Learning, Python

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 12 2017

Recently, Continuum Analytics, H2O.ai, and MapD announced the formation of the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI). GOAI—also joined by BlazingDB, Graphistry and the Gunrock project from the University of California, Davis—aims to create open frameworks that allow developers and data scientists to build applications using standard data formats and APIs on GPUs. Bringing standard analytics data […]

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GOAI: GPU Open Analytics Initiative

News, Research, Big Data & Data Mining, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jun 12 2017

Continuum Analytics, H2O.ai, and MapD recently announced the formation of the GPU Open Analytics Initiative (GOAI) to create common data frameworks enabling developers and statistical researchers to accelerate data science on GPUs. GOAI, also joined by BlazingDB, Graphistry and Gunrock from UC Davis, will foster the development of a data science ecosystem on GPUs by allowing

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