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Nvidia launches colossal HGX-2 cloud server to power HPC and AI

Nvidia launched a monster box yesterday called the HGX-2, and it’s the stuff that geek dreams are made of. It’s a cloud server that is purported to be so powerful it combines high-performa

Google brings Nvidia’s Tesla V100 GPUs to its cloud

Google today announced that Nvidia’s high-powered Tesla V100 GPUs are now available for workloads on both Compute Engine and Kubernetes Engine. For now, this is only a public beta, but for those

Pure Storage teams with Nvidia on GPU-fueled Flash storage solution for AI

As companies gather increasing amounts of data, they face a choice over bottlenecks. They can have it in the storage component or the backend compute system. Some companies have attacked the problem b

Paperspace goes serverless to simplify AI deployment in the cloud

Building a GPU-fueled infrastructure service is not a simple matter for a startup to undertake, but that’s precisely what Paperspace has set out to do. Today, it took it to the next level when i

OpenStack gets support for virtual GPUs and new container features

OpenStack, the open-source infrastructure project that aims to give enterprises the equivalent of AWS for the private clouds, today announced the launch of its 17th release, dubbed "Queens."

Google Cloud launches preemptible GPUs with a 50% discount

Google Cloud today announced the launch of preemptible GPUs. Like Google’s preemptible VMs (and AWS’s comparable spot instances), these GPUs come at a significant discount — in this

Google Cloud Platform cuts the price of GPUs by up to 36 percent

Google today announced that it’s cutting the price of using Nvidia’s Tesla GPUs through its Compute Engine by up to 36 percent. In U.S. regions, using the somewhat older K80 GPUs will now

NVIDIA eyeing netbook market, waiting for evolution

Ah, graphics. One of the present-day netbook’s Achilles’ heels. While NVIDIA struck a deal earlier this year with VIA to work on its netbook-friendly “Nano” processors, it appears that the gra

Intel's many-core pseudo-GPU CPU: Larrabee

I can be a chip-head sometimes when it suits me, but most of this discussion is way over my level of expertise. You can read the 16-page writeup over at Anandtech if you want, but you better be ready

Where are the ATI GPUs in the new MacBook Pros?

[photopress:nvidia .jpg,full,center] We’d heard that the new MacBook Pros that launched today were going to feature new ATI GPUs, but here we are, they’re launched, and they feature NVIDIA

NVIDIA GoForce 5500: The More You Know

Did you know that the NVIDIA GoForce 5500 mobile GPU is capable of running Quake 3 at full specs on a cell phone? I didn’t and it kind of weirds me out. I remember back when Quake 3 first came o