New cores with better microarchitectures, new instructions (including SVE), and adapted to new process nodes. The N2 is an evolution of the N1 used by Amazon and others. The V1 is a...
NVIDIA has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Mellanox for $6.9 billion. NVIDIA will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mellanox for $125 per share in cash. NVIDIA and Mellanox are both known as high performance computing (HPC) industry leaders and their products...
AMD unveiled the world's first lineup of 7nm GPUs for the datacenter that will utilize an all new version of the ROCM open software platform for accelerated computing. "The AMD Radeon Instinct MI60 and MI50 accelerators feature flexible mixed-precision capabilities, powered by high-performance...
Cray has announced that it has created the first Exascale-class supercomputer called "Shasta." Shasta is an entirely new design that will feature exascale performance capability, new data-centric workloads, and processor architectures. New modularity and extensibility will be enabled through...
lawrence berkeley national laboratory
national energy research scientific computing
u.s. department of energy
Blender is an free and open source 3D creation suite which appeals to a demographic ranging from professionals to amateur video editors. Now they want to assist developers with understanding their system's ability to run Blender. A Blender Benchmark has been developed and released as a beta...
Google Cloud and Nvidia have unveiled their collaboration to bring new high-performance computing (HPC) devices to the Google Cloud Platform. Nvidia Tesla V100, P100, & K80 GPUs are being provided to customers as a GPU-accelerated cloud computing resource to solve data challenges in the deep...
What is Cannonlake?
Cannonlake was apparently meant to be the succesor to Skylake, featuring 8 cores on the mainstream desktop with a token IPC jump of 5%~, but due to 10nm woes Desktop and Server Cannonlake were scrapped and were replaced with two 14nm desktop lineup slot ins...
Goodness, China, what a big Supercomputer you have! The better to brute force your encryption with, my dear! The NSA and the DOE are both warning that unless significant increases are made in U.S. investment into supercomputer resources, China is likely to take world leadership in...
I saw cageymaru posted this in the Ryzen leaked benchmarks thread, but thought it warranted its own thread:
This is the article in which I saw this...