CUDA 9.2 Now Available

Accelerated Computing, Features, CUDA

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 21 2018

CUDA 9.2 includes updates to libraries, a new library for accelerating custom linear-algebra algorithms, and lower kernel launch latency.

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Improving Biomolecular Design with GPU-Accelerated Supercomputers

Accelerated Computing, Cluster/Supercomputing, Material Science, Molecular Dynamics, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 18 2018

For the first time ever, chemists from the University of California, San Diego designed a two-dimensional protein crystal simulation that toggles between states of varying porosity and density.

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Making Containers Easier with HPC Container Maker

Accelerated Computing, Containers, NVIDIA GPU Cloud, SuperComputing

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 17 2018

Today’s groundbreaking scientific discoveries are taking place in high performance computing (HPC) data centers.

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Improving Cancer Treatment with GPU-Accelerated Supercomputers

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Cluster/Supercomputing, cuDNN, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Image Processing, Image Recognition, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 10 2018

Researchers from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Institute in Houston, Texas developed a deep learning process that automatically identifies the precise size and location of tumors and determines how much radiation should be administere

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Volta Tensor Core GPU Achieves New AI Performance Milestones

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Featured, machine learning and AI, Tensor Core, Tesla V100

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 07 2018

Artificial intelligence powered by deep learning now solves challenges once thought impossible, such as computers understanding and conversing in natural speech and autonomous driving.

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NVVL Accelerates Machine Learning on Video Datasets

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Featured, machine learning and AI, NVVL

Nadeem Mohammad, posted May 02 2018

Loading data onto GPUs for training has historically been a minor issue for most deep learning practitioners. Data read from a local spinning hard drive or NAS device would be preprocessed on the CPU, then shipped to the GPU for training.

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GPU-Accelerated Supercomputers Aid Researchers Working to Stop the Dengue Virus

Accelerated Computing, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 30 2018

Using supercomputers equipped with NVIDIA Tesla GPUs, a team of researchers at Colorado State University have identified a critical protein structure in the dengue virus that could potentially prevent the replication of the disease.

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Belgium Supercomputer Installed to Further AI Research

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 25 2018

Research university KU Leuven in Belgium just installed a new Hewlett Packard Enterprise supercomputer equipped with NVIDIA GPUs, to further the university’s deep learning research.

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Nv-Wavenet: Better Speech Synthesis Using GPU-Enabled WaveNet Inference

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, algorithms and numerical techniques, Development Tools and Libraries, Featured, Higher Education and Research, machine learning and AI, Speech, WaveNet

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 23 2018

WaveNets represent an exciting new neural network architecture used to generate raw audio waveforms, including the ability to synthesize very high quality speech.

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Fujitsu Upgrades Japan’s AI Research Supercomputer to 54 Petaflops

Accelerated Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence, Tesla

Nadeem Mohammad, posted Apr 20 2018

Fujitsu announced today they upgraded the RAIDEN deep learning supercomputers at RIKEN, Japan’s largest research institution, from four petaflops to 54 petaflops, making it one of the most powerful DGX-1 supercomputer installations in the world.

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