Aurora Supercomputer Ranks Fastest for AI

At ISC High Performance 2024, Intel announced in collaboration with Argonne National Laboratory and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) that the Aurora supercomputer has broken the exascale barrier at 1.012 exaflops and is the fastest AI system in the world dedicated to AI for open science, achieving 10.6 AI exaflops. Intel will also detail the crucial role of open ecosystems in driving AI-accelerated high performance computing (HPC).

Intel Gaudi 2 Remains Only Benchmarked Alternative to NV H100 for GenAI Performance

Newest MLPerf results for Intel Gaudi 2 accelerator and 5th Gen Intel Xeon demonstrate how Intel is raising the bar for generative AI performance across its portfolio and with its ecosystem partners.

Intel Innovation 2023 Highlights

Tuesday morning (Sept. 19, 2023), Intel kicked off its third annual developer event, Intel Innovation 2023, virtually and in San Jose, California. During the Day 1 keynote, “Developing the Future of the Siliconomy,” Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, and a variety of customers, unveiled an array of technologies and applications that bring artificial intelligence everywhere and make it more accessible across all workloads.

insideBIGDATA AI News Briefs – 9/13/2023

Welcome insideBIGDATA AI News Briefs, our timely new feature bringing you the latest industry insights and perspectives surrounding the field of AI including deep learning, large language models, generative AI, and transformers. We’re working tirelessly to dig up the most timely and curious tidbits underlying the day’s most popular technologies. We know this field is advancing rapidly and we want to bring you a regular resource to keep you informed and state-of-the-art.

The insideBIGDATA IMPACT 50 List for Q3 2023

The team here at insideBIGDATA is deeply entrenched in keeping the pulse of the big data ecosystem of companies from around the globe. We’re in close contact with the movers and shakers making waves in the technology areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. Our in-box is filled each day with new announcements, commentaries, and insights about what’s driving the success of our industry so we’re in a unique position to publish our quarterly IMPACT 50 List.

Deci delivers breakthrough inference performance on Intel’s 4th Gen Sapphire Rapids CPU

Deci, the deep learning company building the next generation of AI, announced a breakthrough performance on Intel’s newly released 4th Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, code-named Sapphire Rapids. By optimizing the AI models which run on Intel’s new hardware, Deci enables AI developers to achieve GPU-like inference performance on CPUs in production for both Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing (NLP) tasks.

Research Highlights: Interactive continual learning for robots: a neuromorphicapproach

In this regular column we take a look at highlights for breaking research topics of the day in the areas of big data, data science, machine learning, AI and deep learning. For data scientists, it’s important to keep connected with the research arm of the field in order to understand where the technology is headed. Enjoy!

Intel’s Habana Labs Launches Second-Generation AI Processors for Training and Inferencing

Intel announced that Habana Labs, its data center team focused on AI deep learning processor technologies, launched its second-generation deep learning processors for training and inference: Habana® Gaudi®2 and Habana® Greco™. These new processors address an industry gap by providing customers with high-performance, high-efficiency deep learning compute choices for both training workloads and inference deployments in the data center while lowering the AI barrier to entry for companies of all sizes.

At John Deere, ‘Hard Iron Meets Artificial Intelligence’

Intel and John Deere developed an integrated, end-to-end system of hardware and software that can generate insights in real-time, at levels beyond human capability. When using a neural network-based inference engine, the solution logs defects in real-time and automatically stops the welding process.

Deci and Intel Collaborate to Optimize Deep Learning Inference on Intel’s CPUs

Deci, the deep learning company building the next generation of AI, announced a broad strategic business and technology collaboration with Intel Corporation to optimize deep learning inference on Intel Architecture (IA) CPUs. As one of the first companies to participate in Intel Ignite startup accelerator, Deci will now work with Intel to deploy innovative AI technologies to mutual customers.