Category Archives: AI

Is the changing landscape of AI enabling new opportunities for IBM Power Servers?

No single processor architecture for server applications has ever been successful because no two workloads are the same. For the past decade, Intel had all but dominated the server market, effectively shutting out AMD, the only other x86 server vendor, and leaving only HPC, mainframe, database and other specialized applications for different processor architectures. With […]

Powering Artificial Intelligence with the World’s Best Ethernet Solutions

Before you break out the torches and pitch forks let’s play this out. Many of today’s advanced HPC workloads such as AI, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics are possible over Ethernet. With Mellanox Spectrum™ 25/50/100Gb Ethernet Switches and Connect®-X network adapters there is a very compelling argument for why it may be the best and […]

Accelerating Artificial Intelligence over High Performance Network

Last year, on November 10, 2016, IBM announced: Tencent Cloud Joins IBM and Mellanox to Break Data Sorting World Records. In that press release, IBM mentioned that when running over high speed network, at 100Gb/s, the Tencent Cloud established four world records by winning the GraySort and MinuteSort categories at the renowned Sort Benchmark Contest […]