HPE and NVIDIA: Deep Learning Demystified for Faster Intelligence Across All Organizations

Derive Technologies has developed a specific alliance with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (Derive is a HPE Platinum Partner) and NVIDIA® (Derive is also a NVIDIA PREFERRED Solution Provider) surrounding Artificial Intelligence (AI) and deep learning. An article on the HPE website, by Pankaj Goyal, HPE AI Business Vice President, entitled, "Deep Learning Demystified for Faster Intelligence Across All Organizations", appeared last week, delineating different methods that HPE and NVDIA are employing to provide resources to build knowledge and experience for AI. This important, current/next-generation program, was originally generated through the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI). It is now an offering from a select group of solution provider leaders, including Derive, involving labs in a variety of settings, and hands-on knowledge and deployment within corporate, educational, research and other organizations.
 


Derive offers these solutions with, as stated in the article: "the NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 PCIe cards", on, "the HPE® Apollo 6500 and HPE ProLiant DL380." Goyal continued: "NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 GPUs are the world’s most advanced data center GPUs, delivering a robust platform for HPC and AI convergence, architected from the ground up to simplify programmability and improve GPU utilization by sharing resources among small jobs." This comprehensive, HPE and NVIDIA platform, delivered with Derive, supports all of the power of the datacenter immediately, through comprehensive virtualization of services and applications, at the graphics interface, to researchers, educators, creators and more.
 

Please read the text of the article below--reproduced in entirety in this post and through the link to HPE's website.
 

Contact Derive

Please contact a Derive HPE and NVIDIA AI/Deep Learning specialist by calling us at (212) 363-1111 [New York], (201) 299-9132 [New Jersey] or TOLL-FREE at (844) 363-1110, or by completing the form on this page (please include "HPE and NVIDIA AI" in the form's comments).

You may also learn more about Derive's solutions with NVIDIA, surrounding NVIDIA® virtual GPU by visiting this page of our website.

 

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Deep Learning Demystified for Faster Intelligence Across All Organizations

HPE and NVIDIA empowering customers with new AI solutions that are simple to deploy and manage, highly efficient, and flexible to handle the challenges of tomorrow.



 

Today’s enterprises need deep learning, but most don’t know how to get started. As rising data volumes and evolving industry trends push the limits of traditional IT, the latest innovations are helping them operate faster and smarter—and high performance computing (HPC) is just the beginning.

Enterprises are deploying robust server platforms to power HPC applications, leveraging optimal performance, reliability, and flexibility to handle increasingly dense workloads. And with these industrNewbeginningsblog.jpg y-leading tools, modeling and simulation capabilities are rapidly evolving. Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming how we operate and relate to technology. AI allows machines to think and learn like the human brain, while reducing time to intelligence and improving the accuracy of results. Some organizations are already utilizing AI algorithms to streamline search engines and power virtual assistants (like Siri, Alexa, and Cortana), but these capabilities only scratch the surface.

Deep learning, a powerful subset of AI, is driving profound advancements in a variety of disciplines such as genomics sequencing analytics, climate research, and self-driving cars. AI and deep learning techniques are rapidly expanding the scope of human knowledge. Yet many organizations have immature, sub-optimal infrastructure, limited deep learning expertise and resources, or lack of technology integration capabilities needed to meet the extreme performance requirements of deep learning. In order to harness the full power of AI, IT departments must create an IT environment with solutions that are easy to deploy and manage, highly efficient, integrated, and scalable to handle the challenges of tomorrow.
 

ACCELERATING INTELLIGENCE WITH DEEP LEARNING

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is offering several new capabilities to help users simplify AI usage and demystify deep learning. These include expertise and integrated solutions to get started, proven blueprints and services to scale and integrate, as well as technology integration to optimize deep learning environments.

HPE is helping customers to rapidly develop deep learning models with simple, “get-started” deep learning solutions and state-of-the-art training:

HPE Deep Learning Cookbook

The HPE Deep Learning Cookbook provides an easy-to-follow “recipe” to implement deep learning tools. This technology configuration guide helps enterprises estimate and refine performance, characterize frameworks, and select the ideal hardware and software stacks to fit their individual needs.

HPE Deep Learning Configuration for Rapid Software Installation

For easy setup and choice of OS, HPE offers an integrated solution with HPE Apollo 6500 and Bright Computing Software. With Bright Cluster Manager, an OS provisioning and software installation tool for clusters, you can install the Linux operating system of choice across the cluster. Further you can install the workload management tool of choice (PBS Professional, SLURM or Moab).

Enhanced Education and Training

HPE and NVIDIA are providing training for developers, data scientists, and researchers. At the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute (DLI), customers have access to online labs and hands-on workshops that will prepare their workforces to utilize the latest deep learning techniques and software frameworks.

HPE is offering tools and services to help scale and integrate production environments to deliver value from deep learning investments.  With new integrated hardware and software with automatic updates, these solutions are designed to scale and dramatically increase productivity.  Enterprises stand to gain a great deal from these capabilities:

Improved Deployment Effectiveness

To streamline deep learning applications, HPE has developed a new reference design for Advanced Image Classification. This trains neural networks to identify objects contained in images quickly, accelerating informed decision-making, eliminating the “guesswork,” and simplifying deep learning integration.
Integrated Production Environment

To further assist customers, HPE experts in the HPE AI Innovation Labs help run performance benchmarking remotely for a variety of use cases, algorithms, and frameworks. Customers can develop reference architectures and configurations to enable deep learning platforms and solutions as well as validate and develop relevant software for quick, reliable deployments.
Financial Flexibility – With HPE Flexible Capacity, users can realize the freedom of public cloud with the security of on-premises IT, paying as they go. A flexible payment model helps enterprises avoid over-provisioning, increase cost savings, and scale as needed to accommodate business growth.
 

TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION CAPABILITIES TO MAXIMIZE PERFORMANCE

For customers who have mature production deep learning environments and want to seek additional competitive advantage, HPE offers advanced capabilities and expertise to maximize their performance. Customers can boost their application performance by integrating the latest NVIDIA GPU technologies and glean expert advice to accelerate time to value in our HPE and NVIDIA Global Centers of Excellence (CoEs):

Latest NVIDIA GPU-Accelerated Platforms

HPE is pleased to announce support for the NVIDIA® Tesla® V100 PCIe cards on our HPE® Apollo 6500 and HPE® ProLiant DL380. NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs are the world’s most advanced data center GPUs, delivering a robust platform for HPC and AI convergence, architected from the ground up to simplify programmability and improve GPU utilization by sharing resources among small jobs.

Enhanced HPE and NVIDIA CoEs

For customers wanting to accelerate their time to value, HPE and NVIDIA have strengthened their CoE capabilities, providing access to the latest technologies, solutions, and expertise to optimize their deep learning environments. Services include technology and investment planning, code modernization, performance benchmarking, proofs of concept, and more.
 

INNOVATING FOR THE FUTURE

Cognitive computing is driving major scientific, technological, and economic advancements all over the world. Business leaders from a variety of industries came together in San Francisco this year to discuss the next steps in AI innovation. At this AI Summit, HPE showcased several innovative and unique capabilities.  New offerings included HPE support for NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs, the industry’s most comprehensive compute portfolio for deep learning (based on select HPE Apollo systems), the HPE Deep Learning Cookbook, a new deep learning infrastructure bundle, new deep learning reference configurations for image classification, new HPE Pointnext Services, and new validated deep learning reference architectures. Our exciting innovations cover the expansion of our deep learning partner ecosystem, enhanced Global CoEs for deep learning, and advanced education and training services.

HPE is striving to demystify deep learning, making AI-driven tools widely available and deployable for rapid, actionable intelligence. We are helping customers rapidly develop deep learning models, scale and integrate, and optimize their IT to reach breakneck levels of performance and groundbreaking insight. Together, HPE and NVIDIA are helping organizations evolve and grow, providing the necessary tools to harness next-generation AI capabilities.

To learn more about the game-changing possibilities of deep learning, I invite you to follow me on Twitter at @pango. You can also check out @HPE_HPC and @NvidiaAI for the latest news and updates.

Pankaj Goyal, Vice President, HPE AI Business, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Pankaj is building HPE’s Artificial Intelligence business. He is excited by the potential of AI to improve our lives, and believes HPE has a huge role to play. In his past life, he has been a computer science engineer, an entrepreneur, and a strategy consultant. Reach out to him to discuss everything AI @HPE.

[Article © Copyright 2017 Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP. All Rights Reserved.]


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Contact Derive

As above, please contact a Derive HPE and NVIDIA AI/Deep Learning specialist by calling us at (212) 363-1111 [New York], (201) 299-9132 [New Jersey] or TOLL-FREE at (844) 363-1110, or by completing the form on this page (please include "HPE and NVIDIA AI" in the form's comments).

You may also learn more about Derive's solutions with NVIDIA, surrounding NVIDIA® virtual GPU by visiting this page of our website.