PGI 17.7 Delivers OpenACC and CUDA Fortran for Volta GPUs

News, Cluster/Supercomputing, CUDA, OpenACC, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Sep 14 2017

PGI compilers & tools are used by scientists and engineers who develop applications for high-performance computing (HPC) systems.

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New Translator Provides More Human-Like Translations

News, Cluster/Supercomputing, cuDNN, GeForce, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Media & Entertainment, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 31 2017

Germany-based startup DeepL launched a neural machine translator that was preferred by professional (human) translators by a 3-to-1 margin over similar tools.

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Swinburne’s New GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer to Study Gravity

Research, Astronomy & Astrophysics, Cluster/Supercomputing, Higher Education/Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Aug 16 2017

Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology announced plans of a new supercomputer that will be used to power research into astrophysics and gravitational waves, with the university seeking to further prove the science behind Einstein’s theory of

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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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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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Supercomputers Reveal How the HIV Virus Moves

Research, Cluster/Supercomputing, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Higher Education/Academia, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 20 2017

University of Illinois scientists used two GPU-accelerated supercomputers to simulate the behavior of 64 million atoms to capture 1.2 microseconds of the life of an HIV capsid.

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CSIRO Powers Bionic Vision Research with New GPU-Accelerated Supercomputer

Research, Cluster/Supercomputing, CUDA, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Higher Education/Academia, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Jul 19 2017

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia welcomed a new large scale scientific computing system to expand their capability in deep learning, a key approach to furthering progress towards artificial intelli

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