Microsoft and Nvidia collaborate to build an AI supercomputer. The venture will be aiming to make the future piece of tech available for businesses.
Microsoft and Nvidia Collaborate To Build AI Supercomputer
Nvidia, a chip manufacturing company at the moment is partnering with Microsoft in constructing a large-scale AI cloud computer, the company announced on Wednesday. The project, described as a multi-year collaboration will integrate the azure cloud computing system of Microsoft with Nvidia’s A100 and H100 chips, its Quantum-2 InfiniBand network as well as Nvidia AI Enterprise software. The AI computer will reportedly be the very first public cloud to do so.
Microsoft Azure Is the First to Make Use of the Quantum-2 InfiniBand Platform
Nvidia on Monday shared that Microsoft Azure is the first to make use of the Quantum-2 InfiniBand platform which performs both data and simulation procedures and operations at really high speeds. The A100 and H100 processors are the most powerful in the company and they can be used in a host of applications including manufacturing and science. The supercomputer will harness the virtual machines of Microsoft to handle more complex research and automated functions for companies and organizations.
Nvidia Says It Will Use Azure in Developing Advanced Generative AI
Nvidia also says that it will make use of Azure in developing advanced generative AI that provides machines the ability to create new content such as code, video, text, or images.