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What to Expect from SC18

Here’s a rapid-fire run through of things that we expect to see on the show floor and hear discussions of – some whispered – over the course of next week and beyond.

AMD Introduces First 7nm Datacenter GPUs

AMD has announced the MI50 and MI60, the company’s latest Radeon Instinct GPUs targeted to high performance computing, deep learning, rendering, and cloud computing.

AMD Takes Aim at Performance Leadership with Next-Generation EPYC Processor

AMD has offered a tantalizing preview of “Rome,” the Zen 2 EPYC processor that will offer up to 64 cores and four times the floating point performance as its predecessor. If the claims hold up, the second-generation processor has a shot at being the highest performing datacenter CPU in 2019.

Getting Cool Insights Faster in Iceland

Episode 248: In this sponsored podcast, Addison Snell discusses Iceland's advantages for data center co-location with Gunnar Stefànsson, Director of Business Development, Opin Kerfi.

Intel Steers Back to HPC with Cascade Lake AP Processor

Intel has officially unveiled Cascade Lake Advance Performance (AP), a 48-core Xeon variant aimed at the high performance computing crowd.