AI / Machine Learning

Machine learning and artificial intelligence have arrived in the data center, changing the face of the hyperscale server farm as racks begin to fill with ASICs, GPUs, FPGAs and supercomputers. The race to leverage machine learning is led by the industry’s marquee names, including Google, Facebook and IBM. As usual, the battlefield runs through the data center, with implications for the major cloud platforms and chipmakers like Intel and NVIDIA.
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U.S. Contains Fully Half of 1,000 Hyperscale Data Centers Now Counted Globally, as Cloud Giants Race Toward AI

April 24, 2024
Hyperscale data centers have officially hit the thousand mark; meanwhile, total capacity is doubling every four years, finds Synergy Research. These findings harmonize with the...

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Improve Data Center Efficiency with Advanced Monitoring and Calculated Points

April 19, 2024
Max Hamner, Research and Development Engineer at Modius, explains how using calculated points adds up to a superior experience for the DCIM user.
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DOE Study: AI Boom Breeds Localized Energy Constraints, But Grid Can Meet Long-Term Demand

April 22, 2024
The surge in AI adoption and soaring AI demand has helped data center energy use in the U.S. double over the past three years, with another 50% growth likely by 2027, according...

Intel Engineers Multi-Pronged Approach to Gaining Data Center AI Market Share

April 12, 2024
Three years into the renewed stewardship of Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, new GPUs, accelerators, CPUs, open standards, and silicon offerings now lead the way in a competitive AI infrastruct...

Analyst Finds AI Boom Lifts Hyperscale Cloud Spend, Propels Data Center Infrastructure, As NVIDIA Presides

April 10, 2024
We look into a trio of ongoing cloud and AI data center sector reports recently released by industry analyst Dell'Oro Group.

For AI and HPC, Data Center Liquid Cooling Is Now

April 5, 2024
No longer on the horizon, liquid cooling technology moves front and center thanks to NVIDIA and massive data center power demands.
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How Can Data Center Managers Handle Explosive Growth Driven By AI and ML?

April 5, 2024
Marc Caiola, Vice President of Global Data Solutions at nVent, explains how leveraging the right cooling and power technologies can help data centers manage the growth of AI and...
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Hybrid Data Center Designs Offer Flexibility for Transition to Liquid Cooling

March 27, 2024
Liquid cooling adoption is growing, but air cooling will be around for many years. Data center experts see new builds shifting to flexible hybrid approaches that can support both...
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Hyperscale: The AI Tsunami

March 27, 2024
AFL's Alan Keizer and Keith Sullivan explore how AI is driving change and creating challenges for data centers.