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Oracle Jumpstarts GPU Computing Business

Oracle announced it is now offering NVIDIA’s P100 GPU instances in its public cloud, with plans to add the more powerful V100 GPUs in the near future.

Retooled Aurora Supercomputer Will Be America’s First Exascale System

The US Department of Energy is in the process of revamping the contract for the Aurora supercomputer, shifting its deployment from 2018 to 2021, and increasing its performance from 180 petaflops to over 1 exaflop. That will more than likely make it the first supercomputer in the US to leap over the exascale hurdle.

Intel Unveils Programmable Acceleration Card for Servers

Intel has announced its first full-fledged FPGA card for accelerating datacenter workloads. Known as the Intel Programmable Acceleration Card, or PAC for short, the device is powered by the Arria 10 GX FPGA.