Sumit Gupta

IBM POWER8 CPU and NVIDIA Pascal GPU speed ahead with NVLink

OpenPOWER, Power servers, Power Systems

A little over a year ago IBM, NVIDIA and the Department of Energy announced a collaborative effort to build two new supercomputers by 2018, each over 100 petaflops, for the Oak Ridge and Lawrence Livermore National Labs. This week, IBM and NVIDIA take a big step forward towards building these two supercomputers by overcoming a more

OpenPOWER for HPC and big data analytics data centers


Big data analytics, machine learning and deep learning are among the most rapidly growing workloads in the data center. These workloads have the compute performance requirements of traditional technical computing or high performance computing (HPC), coupled with a much larger volume and velocity of data. Conventional data center architectures have not kept up with the needs for more

POWER8 packs more than twice the big data punch

Power servers

Last week, in London, the top minds in financial technology came face to face at the STAC Summit to discuss the technology challenges facing the financial industry. The impact big data is having on the financial industry was a hot topic, and many discussions revolved around having the best technology on hand for handling data faster to gain a more