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A Five-Year Quick Comparison of the Top500 & Green500

A Five-Year Quick Comparison of the Top500 & Green500

The Top500 list started in June 1993, making the recent June 2018 ranking its 25th anniversary. The Top500 list ranks installed high performance computing systems by computational power.

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NVIDIA HGX-2 Cloud-Server Platform Introduced at 2018 GTC Taiwan

NVIDIA HGX-2 Cloud-Server Platform Introduced at 2018 GTC Taiwan

The Vicor team was present at GTC Taiwan and witnessed the release of the new NVIDIA HGX-2 cloud server platform. The HGX-2 is targeted for hyperscale and HPC deployments

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World’s Most Powerful Artificial Intelligence Systems Announced at GTC 2018

World’s Most Powerful Artificial Intelligence Systems Announced at GTC 2018

At GTC 2018, the Vicor team was on hand to watch the announcement of the NVIDIA DGX-2, presented as the most powerful AI system to date

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How “Point of Load”​ VRs are no Longer at the Point of Load for CPUs and GPUs

How “Point of Load”​ VRs are no Longer at the Point of Load for CPUs and GPUs

Point of Load (PoL) was coined to describe a decentralized power architecture scheme where the power regulators are placed (as the name suggests) near the point of load

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How Vicor is Transforming Datacenters from 12V to 48V

How Vicor is Transforming Datacenters from 12V to 48V

Announcements by Google at the OpenPOWER Summit and the Open Compute Project (OCP) U.S. Summit are recent industry proof points of a shift to 48V server and infrastructure.

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Optimizing the Integration of Point-of-Load Buck Converters

Optimizing the Integration of Point-of-Load Buck Converters

As electronic products have grown in complexity with highly evolved feature sets, system designers by necessity have developed correspondingly sophisticated schemes for load and power management.

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Embedded World Post Show Thoughts

Embedded World Post Show Thoughts

I had a chance to visit the Embedded World show last week in Nuremberg, Germany.

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