IBM chose to ship its new POWER9 processor into the market this week by launching a single platform intended for AI applications, the IBM Power System AC922, instead of making a lot of noise about the POWER9 chip itself. Was it a good decision for IBM to launch POWER9 this way? Read more…..
November 13, 2017 by Myron Slota, President, OpenCAPI Consortium, and, Scott Graham, Chairperson, OpenCAPI Consortium The challenges in silicon scaling and the demands of today’s data-intensive Artificial Intelligence (AI), High Performance Computing (HPC), and analytics workloads are forcing rapid growth in deployment of accelerated computing in our industry. In addition, the next several years will see […]
As the world moves into the age of artificial intelligence and cognitive computing, OpenCAPI has created a new interface standard for every player in every industry.
Brad McCredie of IBM and Bob Quinn of Micron, both representing two of the OpenCAPI Consortium founding companies, talk with analyst Addison Snell on “This Week in HPC” Podcast. During this exclusive discussion on OpenCAPI, Brad and Bob discuss the OpenCAPI Consortium initiative, arrival of emerging memories, how OpenCAPI relates to other new industry standards, and the […]
October 14, 2016 | Written by: Steve Fields | Original Post Imagine the business challenges that would be solved with 10 times faster data center server performance. For those of you who design and develop technology for the data center, this has been a goal you’ve strived for and struggled to achieve due to the diminishing rate […]
Friday, October 14, 2016 | Posted by John Zipfel, Technical Program Manager and Rob Lippert, Technical Lead, Zaius Program | Original Post Here at Google Cloud, our goal is to enable our users and customers to be successful with options, high performance and value. We’re committed to open innovation, and look forward to working with industry […]
“The Gen-Z Consortium is committed to establishing an ecosystem where members, the broader industry, and customers work together to deliver robust, high-quality specifications that enable new datacenter architectures,” said Kurtis Bowman, Gen-Z Consortium president. “The formation of these three new consortia (CCIX, OpenCAPI, and Gen-Z), backed by more than 30 industry-leading global companies, supports the […]