LC sited two different AI accelerators at LLNL in 2020: the Cerebras wafer-scale AI engine attached to Lassen; and an AI accelerator from SambaNova Systems into the Corona supercomputing cluster.
LLNL has established the AI Innovation Incubator (AI3), a collaborative hub aimed at uniting experts in artificial intelligence (AI) from LLNL, industry and academia to advance AI for large-scale scientific and commercial applications.
In his opening keynote address at the AI Systems Summit, LLNL CTO Bronis de Supinski described integration of two AI-specific systems to achieve system level heterogeneity.
LLNL has installed a new AI accelerator into the Corona supercomputer, allowing researchers to run simulations while offloading AI calculations from those simulations to the AI system.
Livermore Computing's CTO Bronis de Supinski discusses the Lab's early work with, and vision for, the Cerebras-Lassen hardware integration.
LLNL and Cerebras Systems have installed the company’s AI computer into Lassen, making LLNL the first institution to integrate the cutting-edge AI platform with a supercomputer.