Originally posted to Data Center Frontier by Rich Miller.

In a presentation at the SC17 supercomputing conference, NVIDIA founder and CEO Jensen Huang said that advanced GPUs based on the company’s Volta architecture are now available through every major computer maker and chosen by every major cloud to deliver artificial intelligence and high performance computing.

The breadth of adoption of its GPU (graphics processing unit) technology is a milestone as the company contends for high performance computing (HPC) business against chipmaking market leader Intel and a growing ecosystem of vendors offering specialized hardware to support the robust growth of technical computing. This week’s SC17 event in Denver provides a showcase for the latest advances in technology for the HPC sector, especially for workloads related to artificial intelligence (AI).

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