What is it?
Parallel computing refers to a method of using multiple computing resources at the same time to solve a computational problem. During the process, many instructions are executed simultaneously. The basic concept is to divide the content to be calculated into discrete parts, and then solve the problem by using multiple execution methods.
Why do you need it?
A traditional method of computation involves performing software operations on a single computer (with a single central processing unit). The CPU uses a series of instructions to solve the problem in sequence, but only one of the instructions can be executed at a time. Parallel computing is an evolution of this sequence calculation method, with an intention to simulate the state of the natural world, where events occur simultaneously and can be processed in parallel at the same time. According to this principle, the processing speed of complex instructions can be accelerated, and computation time can be reduced.
How is GIGABYTE helpful?
GIGABYTE's G-Series Servers feature a variety of GPU accelerator card expansion slots, which allow the benefits of parallel computing to be realized by utilizing the processing power of a multi-core GPU. The G291-2G0 can accommodate up to 16 NVIDIA T4/P4 accelerator cards in a 2U chassis, making it suitable for artificial intelligence inferencing workloads, such as: speech recognition, image and video processing, online shopping or video streaming recommendation systems, etc. NVIDIA’s Tesla T4 is designed to provide scale-up expansion of a single server’s acceleration compute capabilities, reducing inferencing delay by a factor of 10 and providing incredible compute energy efficiency 40 times higher than a CPU.
6 Key Knowledge to Build the Power of Computing for Your Business
Digitalization is the first strategy in technology for today's enterprises to stay ahead of others. To develop core business and conduct daily operations, enterprises need IT systems and computing power to store, process, manage and analyze the large amounts of data generated and collected every day. This guide will take you from understanding the relevant definitions of data centers to the functions of servers that are often deployed in modern popular technologies such as high performance computing (HPC), 5G, and artificial intelligence (AI).
CPU vs. GPU: Which Processor is Right for You?
Besides the central processing unit (CPU), the graphics processing unit (GPU) is also an important part of a high-performing server. Do you know how a GPU works and how it is different from a CPU? Do you know the best way to make them work together to deliver unrivalled processing power? GIGABYTE Technology, an industry leader in server solutions that support the most advanced processors, is pleased to present our latest Tech Guide. We will explain the differences between CPUs and GPUs; we will also introduce GIGABYTE products that will help you inject GPU computing into your server rooms and data centers.
Server Processors: The Core of a Server’s Performance
How do server processors work? In which ways are they different from the processors used in personal computers? Which processors should you choose for your servers? GIGABYTE Technology, an industry leader in server solutions that support the most advanced processors, is pleased to present our latest Tech Guide. We will go over the fundamentals of server processors, compare the differences between various types of processors, and then present GIGABYTE products that may help you achieve your goals with the CPUs most suitable for your needs.
What is Private Cloud, and is it Right for You?
In the era of cloud computing, just about everyone has heard of the terms “private cloud” and “public cloud”. Chances are, you are using one or both of them in your everyday life—but how much do you really know about them? If you had the chance, could you build a private cloud for yourself or your organization? GIGABYTE Technology, an industry leader in server solutions used by global cloud service providers, is pleased to present our latest Tech Guide. We will examine the difference between private and public clouds, introduce the private cloud’s advantages and limitations, and then introduce GIGABYTE products that may help you build and operate a private cloud of your own.
What is Big Data, and How Can You Benefit from It?
You may be familiar with the term, “big data”, but how firm is your grasp of the concept? Have you heard of the “5 V’s” of big data? Can you recite the “Three Fundamental Steps” of how to use big data? Most importantly, do you know how to reap the benefits through the use of the right tools? GIGABYTE Technology, an industry leader in high-performance server solutions, is pleased to present our latest Tech Guide. We will walk you through the basics of big data, explain why it boasts unlimited potential, and finally delve into the GIGABYTE products that will help you ride high on the most exciting wave to sweep over the IT sector.
GIGABYTE’s ARM Server Boosts Development of Smart Traffic Solution by 200%
A team of scientists at NTU has adopted GIGABYTE’s G242-P32 server and the Arm HPC Developer Kit to incubate a “high-precision traffic flow model”—a smart traffic solution that can be used to test autonomous vehicles and identify accident-prone road sections for immediate redress. The ARM-based solution gives the project a 200% boost in efficiency, thanks to the cloud-native processor architecture that “speaks” the same coding language as the roadside sensors, the high number of CPU cores that excel at parallel computing, the synergy with GPUs that enable heterogeneous computing, and the ISO certifications which make the resulting model easily deployable for automakers and government regulators alike.
CSR and ESG in Action: GIGABYTE Helps NCKU Train Award-Winning Supercomputing Team
GIGABYTE Technology is not only a leading brand in high-performance server solutions—it is also an active force for good when it comes to CSR and ESG activities. Case in point: in 2020, GIGABYTE provided four G482-Z50 servers to Taiwan’s Cheng Kung University. The servers were used to train a team of talented students, who went on to take first place in that year’s APAC HPC-AI Competition in Singapore. The parallel computing performance of the servers’ processors, the seamless connectivity between the servers, and the servers’ unrivalled reliability are the reasons why GIGABYTE servers are ideal for educating the next generation of supercomputing experts. GIGABYTE is happy to give back to society and contribute to human advancement through high tech solutions.
Cluster Computing: An Advanced Form of Distributed Computing
Cluster computing is a form of distributed computing that is similar to parallel or grid computing, but categorized in a class of its own because of its many advantages, such as high availability, load balancing, and HPC. GIGABYTE Technology, an industry leader in high-performance servers, presents this tech guide to help you learn about cluster computing. We also recommend GIGABYTE servers that can help you benefit from cluster computing.