Category – Feature Article

Cray Unveils Shasta, Its Supercomputer Platform for the Exascale Era
Oct. 30, 2018
Cray has introduced Shasta, its next-generation supercomputer platform that will serve as the company entry into the realm of exascale computing. The architecture will offer a flexible design that supports a wide array of processors, coprocessors, node configurations, and system interconnects, including one developed by Cray itself.

Xilinx Unveils Its Most Ambitious Accelerator Platform
Oct. 3, 2018
Xilinx has introduced Versal, a new product family based on its heterogeneous Adaptive Computer Accelerator Platform (ACAP). The initial product offerings integrate FPGA technology with Arm CPU cores, DSPs, and AI processing engines. The new platform aims to accelerate a wide array of machine learning and data-intensive workloads running in the datacenter and on edge devices.

NVIDIA Unveils New Inferencing GPU for Datacenter
Sept. 13, 2018
At GTC Japan, NVIDIA announced the Tesla T4 GPU, the companys first datacenter product that incorporates the capabilities of the Turing architecture. To go along with the new hardware, the GPU-maker is also releasing enhanced TensorRT software.

In Intels Arduous Journey to 10 nm, Moore's Law Comes Up Short
Aug. 30, 2018
With a share price riding high and dominance in the datacentre market, it may seem perverse to state that Intel is a company facing a range of significant problems. So what caused the technology behemoth on the occasion of its 50th birthday to find itself so spectacularly on its back foot?