#1 on the Green500 - Supermicro and Preferred Networks (PFN) Collaborate to Develop the World's Most Efficient Supercomputer
"Supermicro was excited to work with PFN on this exceptional system supporting machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) applications and energy efficiency," said
PFN partnered with Supermicro to develop this customized server, which addresses a wide range of applications that require ultra-fast communications. Based in
"We are very pleased to have partnered with Supermicro, who worked with us very closely to build MN-3, which was recognized as the world's most energy-efficiency supercomputer," stated
The PFN solution is based on the Supermicro GPU server that utilizes Intel® Xeon® CPUs, and MN-Core boards developed by Preferred Networks. This advanced system offers up to 6TB of DDR4 memory, and multiple GPUs or accelerators, as well as the interconnects that enable ultra-fast communications between GPUs.
The PFN supercomputer can serve many users simultaneously. The initial cluster consisted of 48 servers- four interconnect nodes, and five 100GbE switches. There was a total of 2,080 CPU cores, housed in a 7U high rack-mounted unit.
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Greg Kaufman, Super Micro Computer, Inc., PR@supermicro.com
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