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Startup’s AI Chip Beats GPU

Habana outruns Nvidia in inference
SAN JOSE, Calif. — A startup with ties to Amazon is sampling a 16-nm chip mainly targeted for data centers that it claims handily beats CPUs and GPUs for deep-learning inference jobs. Habana is raising funds…

Move Over GPUs:

Startup’s Chip Claims to Do Deep Learning Inference Better

Habana Labs, a startup that came out of “stealth mode” this week, announced a custom chip that is said to enable much higher machine learning inference performance compared to GPUs…

Habana Enters Machine-Learning Derby with Goya Platform

The Goya HL-1000 board is designed to deliver high performance and low latency for machine-learning applications.
Habana Labs has emerged onto the machine-learning (ML) stage with its Goya HL-1000 processor (Fig. 1). The x16 PCI Express Gen 4 board has a 200-W…

AI Chips Put to Data Center Tests

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — The rubber is about to meet the road in what’s projected to be a $25 billion market for deep-learning accelerators. Data centers are testing multiple chips in the labs now and expect to deploy some next year, probably picking…

Habana Labs targets AI processors

Habana’s deep learning inference processor, named Goya, is >2 orders of magnitude better in throughput & power than commonly deployed CPUs, according to the company. The company will offer a PCIe 4.0 card that incorporates a single Goya HL-1000 processor and…

Habana Takes Training And Inference Down Different Paths

Michael Feldman writes, “Not only do these two application areas [training and inference] present significantly different requirements for the hardware, but the markets for these systems also present their own particular needs…AI startup Habana Labs has been on this bifurcated path from…

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AWS Invests in Habana AI Training Chips

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has invested in Habana Gaudi AI training chips for its cloud offering, a big win for the Intel-owned startup. During the keynote speech at AWS’ re:Invent conference, CEO Andy Jassy…

Training On AWS with Habana Gaudi

During the research for this blog, I discovered that “Gaudi” means “fun” in German. I cannot think of a better way to describe the experience I have had with the DL1 thus far.

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Habana Debuts Record-Breaking AI Training Chip

Sally Ward-Foxton writes, “Habana has unveiled an AI training chip built on the same [Goya] architecture that can outpace the incumbent technology by a substantial margin, and features on-chip RoCE for communications scalability.”

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