The British government and the private sector are investing close to £1 billion pounds to boost the country’s artificial intelligence sector. The investment, which was announced on Thursday, is part of a wide-ranging strategy to make the UK a global leader in AI and big data.
After four years of development, the US Department of Energy (DOE) is releasing the Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM), a computational platform for performing high-resolutions simulation of the weather and other earth systems.
For the first time in five years, Cray will be offering supercomputers equipped with AMD chips. On Wednesday the company announced it has added support for EPYC 7000 processors in its CS500 product line.
A trio of UK universities will install a set of HPE Apollo 70 clusters powered by Cavium’s ThunderX2 ARM processors. The effort is part of a three-year project, known as Catalyst UK, which is evaluating the potential of ARM-based supercomputing.