DOE has decided to use AMD's Epyc and Radeon Instinct for its El Capitan supercomputer at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab! To review, DOE, under the CORAL-2 Procurement, was to acquire three exascale supercomputers. Aurora (1 exaflops) was awarded to Intel for Argonne National Lab, detailed here. Frontier (1.5 exaflops) was award to HPE/Cray, using… Continue reading 3/4/20 AMD Wins El Capitan!
https://insidehpc.com/2019/04/amd-powers-corona-cluster-for-hpc-analytics-at-livermore/ This win by AMD was announced previously. Nevertheless it's good to know that: “Lawrence Livermore National Lab has deployed a 170-node HPC cluster from Penguin Computing. Based on EPYC processors and Radeon InstinctGPUs, the new Corona cluster will be used to support the NNSA Advanced Simulation and Computing(ASC) program in an unclassified site dedicated to partnerships with American… Continue reading 4/14/19 LLNL HPC! Deep Learning Win