High-performance computing

The AI revolution in HPC

AI, High-performance computing, Power servers...

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 ...read more


Five important considerations for HPC deployments

AI, Deep learning, High-performance computing...

Architecting superior high-performance computing (HPC) clusters requires a holistic approach that responds to performance at every level of the deployment. HPC workloads put massive computational demands on your infrastructure: they involve analyzing huge data sets to solve complex problems, and that means they require supercomputing capabilities. In short, there are many facets to the HPC ...read more


Scaling TensorFlow and Caffe to 256 GPUs

AI, Deep learning, High-performance computing...

Deep learning has taken the world by storm in the last four years, powering hundreds of consumer web and mobile applications that we use every day. But the extremely long training times in most frameworks present a hurdle that’s curtailing the broader proliferation of deep learning. It currently may take days or even weeks to ...read more


Build your foundation for advanced data analytics

AI, Big data & analytics, Flash storage...

Massive amounts of data and multiple data sources provide today’s businesses with the opportunity to glean new insights, leading to creative business decisions and the potential for competitive advantage. Moreover, innovative organizations are using machine learning, cognitive applications, artificial intelligence (AI) and other advanced technologies to quickly extract that insight and react with agility to ...read more


IBM PowerAI and Watson team up at O’Reilly AI Conference

AI, Deep learning, High-performance computing...

Deep learning and artificial intelligence are two terms that have become ubiquitous in the technology market, as enterprises, research centers, academic institutions and individual developers have quickly realized that the cognitive era is upon us. These technologies represent the solid possibility of unlocking greater insights from data by augmenting human capabilities with some of the ...read more


The HPC beat goes on

High-performance computing, Software-defined computing, Software-defined storage...

Earlier this year, we wrote about the silver anniversary of IBM Spectrum LSF, a milestone celebration of 25 years of innovation in HPC workload management.  And you’ve come a long way baby!  Over the years, IBM Spectrum LSF has grown from a workload scheduler to a full suite of products designed to give you a ...read more