• Amazon takes on AMD, Intel with powerful Arm-based Graviton3 CPU

    1 month ago - By TechRadar

    Amazon Web Services has announced, at its annual Re:Invent meeting in Las Vegas, new instances for EC2 in the shape of the C7g. These will be powered by its newest processor, the Graviton3, which is aimed at what AWS labels as, compute-intensive workloads: HPC, batch processing, electronic design automation , media encoding, scientific modeling, ad serving, distributed analytics, and CPU-based machine learning inferencing. So don't expect them to pop up in traditional web hosting environments although they can be used for bare metal hosting or in dedicated servers / VPS -like scenarios...
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  • AWS introduces new Trn1 chips to speed up training of machine learning models

    AWS introduces new Trn1 chips to speed up training of machine learning models

    1 month ago - By TechCrunch

    As more companies move to custom silicon for their customer's workloads, Amazon has been busy on this front. They introduced the Inferentia chip in 2019 to help speed up inference learning. Then last year the company launched a second Trainium chip , designed specifically for machine learning models. Today, AWS continued to build on this previous work, introducing its latest machine learning chip, the Trn1.
    Adam Selipsky, delivering his first AWS re:Invent keynote, dispatched the news about the latest chip on stage in Las Vegas this morning.
    “So today, I'm excited to announce the new Trn1...
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  • AWS fleshes out processor roadmap with Graviton3, Trainium, new instances

    AWS fleshes out processor roadmap with Graviton3, Trainium, new instances

    1 month ago - By ZDnet

    The new Trainium-powered Trn1 instance and the new Graviton3-powered C7g instances will bring better price performance to customers leveraging machine learning.
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