Huawei AI-powered supercomputer wins two world championships
A supercomputer built on Huawei’s AI system broke the world record and won two world championships at a supercomputing conference, once again demonstrating the advanced data throughput and computing power of the high-tech company.
Huawei’s Ascend AI-based Peng Cheng Cloud Brain II supercomputer, ranked first on both the IO500 ISC21 list and the 10-node challenge list, second released at the Supercomputing Conference 2021 (SC21) , according to a press release on Huawei. Sina Weibo official account on Saturday. His score for the IO500 ISC21 list is almost 20 times that of the finalist.
Peng Cheng Cloud Brain II is a joint project between Huawei and the Peng Cheng Laboratory (PCL) for research and exploration in the field of AI, such as computer vision, natural language, autonomous driving, transportation smart and smart health care.
It is powered by Huawei Atlas 900 AI hardware that infuses robust computing power into the Peng Cheng Cloud Brain II and computing architecture-based software for Neural Networks (CANN) and the MindStudio toolchain.
The Peng Cheng Cloud Brain II has been used in a wide range of basic scientific research, including climate prediction, medical research and development, genetic analysis as well as in the application of digital city management and the Large-scale multilingual translation to serve the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).