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Atos Launches First Supercomputer Equipped with NVIDIA A100 GPU

New Atos accelerator blade enables JUWELS BullSequana process to grow to be the most highly effective supercomputer in Europe

Paris, France, May perhaps 14 2020

Atos, a world-wide chief in electronic transformation, today announces its new BullSequana X2415, the 1st supercomputer in Europe to integrate NVIDIA’s Ampere upcoming-era graphics processing unit architecture, the NVIDIA® A100 Tensor Core GPU. This new supercomputer blade will deliver unparalleled computing energy to increase software overall performance for HPC and AI workloads, tackling the worries of the exascale era. The BullSequana X2415 blade will improve computing energy by a lot more than two* and improve electrical power intake thanks to Atos’ one hundred% highly economical h2o-cooled patented DLC (Direct Liquid Cooling) solution, which uses warm h2o to awesome the device.

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Forschungszentrum Jülich will integrate this new blade into its booster module, extending its present JUWELS BullSequana supercomputer, building it the 1st process around the globe the use this new technologies. The JUWELS Booster will present scientists across Europe with significantly greater computational methods. Some of the initiatives it will gasoline are the European Commission’s  Human Mind Project  and the Jülich Laboratories of  “Climate Science” and “Molecular Systems”. The moment thoroughly deployed this summer months the upgraded supercomputing process, operated less than ParTec’s application ParaStation Modulo, is envisioned to present a computational peak overall performance of a lot more than 70 Petaflops/s building it the most highly effective supercomputer in Europe and a showcase for European exascale architecture.

“By integrating the best technologies out there, together with this most current blade from Atos which contains NVIDIA’s highly effective A100 GPU into our supercomputer, we are able to increase our supercomputing energy. This is an critical milestone on our path to arrive at our greatest objective of giving exascale abilities to science and business” stated Prof. Thomas Lippert, Director of the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC).

“We’re happy to be a single of the 1st supercomputer brands around the globe to contain NVIDIA’s A100 GPU and to be able to offer you scientists around the globe the optimum software overall performance for their HPC and AI workloads stated Agnès Boudot, Senior Vice President, Head of HPC & Quantum at Atos.  “We’re genuinely energized to be doing work with Jülich to increase its computing energy and to help its JUWELS process to grow to be the most highly effective supercomputer in Europe.”

“Atos is a single of the prime players planet-vast in the superior stop of the server market place. It is the top European-dependent seller of HPC techniques, mainly because of to the overall performance and energy of its BullSequana techniques, its sturdy technological knowledge and innovation and its potential to proficiently manage substantial-scale initiatives globally. It has doubled its presence in the TOP500 position in excess of the very last 5 a long time and its server market place share around the globe proceeds to improve. We see Atos as a single of the critical supercomputing brands that will very likely profit in excess of the upcoming couple a long time as demand for exascale techniques gets to be a lot more considerable.” said Steve Conway, Senior Advisor at Hyperion Investigation.

The new blade features an NVIDIA HGX-A100 base-board geared up with four NVIDIA A100 GPUs related by means of third-era NVIDIA NVLink™ technologies, alongside two AMD EPYC CPUs and up to four NVIDIA Mellanox InfiniBand ports related by means of a Dragonfly+ configuration. The NVIDIA Ampere architecture is a groundbreaking engineering accomplishment that provides a massive overall performance improvement in excess of the past era for AI schooling and inference. The NVIDIA A100 Tensor Core GPU features the world’s greatest seven-nanometer processor, with a lot more than 54 billion transistors. This group of technologies, alongside with the NVIDIA market place-top ecosystem of in excess of 700 GPU-accelerated HPC programs and aid from NGC, will permit scientists to hit the ground running with containerized application optimized for the progress and deployment of GPU-accelerated HPC and AI initiatives.

The BullSequana X2415 will be out there in Q2 of 2020.

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* in contrast to Atos’ present GPU blade

  

X2415 technical specs

 1U type element blade with 1 acceleration node.

Direct Liquid Cooling.

Per node:

1 x CPU Board with

  • two x AMD EPYC/Milan CPUs
  • sixteen x DDR4 32GB @3200MTs minimal

1 x GPU board “HGX-A100” with four x NVIDIA A100 GPUs

two x Interconnect Mezzanine boards (BXI or HDR200)

Optional 1 x M.two SATA SSD up to 1.92TB or 1 x M.two NVMe SSD 960GB

 

About Atos

Atos is a world-wide chief in electronic transformation with 110,000 workers in 73 international locations and yearly income of € 12 billion. European quantity a single in Cloud, Cybersecurity and Large-Effectiveness Computing, the Group supplies stop-to-stop Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Large Facts, Company Purposes and Electronic Office alternatives. The Group is the Around the world Details Technologies Husband or wife for the Olympic & Paralympic Online games and operates less than the brand names Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris inventory index.

The function of Atos is to help design and style the future of the facts space. Its knowledge and expert services aid the progress of knowledge, training and study in a multicultural solution and contribute to the progress of scientific and technological excellence. Across the planet, the Group enables its prospects and workers, and users of societies at substantial to reside, operate and create sustainably, in a safe and secure facts space.

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