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IBM and H2O.ai combine forces to provide machine learning on IBM Power Systems

Collaboration taps POWER9 for open source AI workbench I am delighted to announce our new collaboration with H2O.ai to bring together our technologies surrounding artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning.  This collaboration further cements and grows the IBM Power Systems goal to be an enterprise’s preferred AI platform. By working with H2O.ai, we […]

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Deep learning & HPC applications get even faster

Data is coming at us from every direction, and it’s up to data scientists and IT leaders to make sense of it by cleaning, processing and extracting actionable insights. It can be challenging enough to prepare your data pipeline, and once you complete this task, you don’t want hardware components to limit your ability to […]

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POWER9: A chip’s trip around the world

IBM Systems introduced the first of many POWER9 servers a couple of months ago with the best platform for enterprise AI. The IBM Power System AC922 has capabilities spanning AI, deep learning and machine learning. In fact, the entire POWER9 family is evolutionary and brings data-intensive computing for whatever your business needs, no matter the […]

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Deep learning performance breakthrough

Have you noticed that interest in artificial intelligence (AI) has really taken off in the last year or so? A lot of that interest is fueled by deep learning. Deep learning has revolutionized the way we use our phones, bringing us new applications such as Google Voice and Apple’s Siri, which are based on AI […]

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Teaming up to deliver the best server for enterprise AI

Growing up and playing sports through college, I learned that winning is a team effort. No single player, no matter how spectacular, can carry a team to a championship alone. This analogy resonates as that’s what we are now seeing as we embark on the artificial intelligence (AI) era. I believe that the whole is […]

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With IBM POWER9, we’re all riding the AI wave

There’s a big connection between my love for water sports and hardware design — both involve observing waves and planning several moves ahead. Four years ago, when we started sketching the POWER9™ chip from scratch, we saw an upsurge of modern workloads driven by artificial intelligence and massive data sets. We are now ready to […]

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Reaching the Summit: The next milestone for HPC

The high-performance computing landscape is evolving at a furious pace that some are describing as an important inflection point, as Moore’s Law delivers diminishing returns while performance demands increase. Leaders of organizations are grappling with how to embrace recent system-level innovations like acceleration, while simultaneously being challenged to incorporate analytics into their HPC workloads. On […]

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The AI revolution in HPC

In a few months, when the HPC community gathers in Denver for SuperComputing 2017, I expect it will become clear that the supercomputing field is poised to take the next giant step in its evolutionary path. More clients and more companies will showcase the value of integrating artificial intelligence (AI) and HPC.  For decades, the […]

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Making deep learning easy and accessible to enterprises

As much as we talk about the power of deep learning, most companies are still warming up to the technology. There’s no denying the promise it offers, but realizing business value can be challenging. We’re about to change that, making it easier for leaders to harness insights with deep learning from the deluge of data. […]

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