Podcast EP135: Democratizing HPC & AI

Podcast EP135: Democratizing HPC & AI
by Daniel Nenni on 01-06-2023 at 10:00 am

Dan is joined by Doug Norton, VP of Business Development for Inspire Semiconductor, an Austin-based high performance computing chip design company.  He is also the President of the Society of HPC Professionals, a vendor neutral, non-profit organization educating and connecting the High Performance Computing user community.… Read More


How to Efficiently and Effectively Secure SoC Interfaces for Data Protection

How to Efficiently and Effectively Secure SoC Interfaces for Data Protection
by Kalar Rajendiran on 01-04-2023 at 6:00 am

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Before the advent of the digitized society and computer chips, things that needed protection were mostly hard assets such as jewelry, coins, real estate, etc. Administering security was simple and depended on strong guards who provided security through physical means. Then came the safety box services offered by financial … Read More


Webinar: PCIe/CXL Latency and Power Considerations for HPC SoCs

Webinar: PCIe/CXL Latency and Power Considerations for HPC SoCs
by Admin on 12-15-2022 at 3:53 pm

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If you are designing chips for high-performance computing (HPC) and data center applications, bandwidth is, of course, a key consideration. However, as data centers get bigger and the required compute power increases, keeping power consumption to a minimum becomes a priority. In

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Achieving 400W Thermal Envelope for AI Datacenter SoCs

Achieving 400W Thermal Envelope for AI Datacenter SoCs
by Kalar Rajendiran on 12-05-2022 at 10:00 am

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Successful ASIC providers offer top-notch infrastructure and methodologies that can accommodate varied demands from a multitude of customers. Such ASIC providers also need access to best-in-class IP portfolio, advanced packaging and test capabilities, and heterogeneous chiplet integration capability among other things.… Read More


High-End Interconnect IP Forecast 2022 to 2026

High-End Interconnect IP Forecast 2022 to 2026
by Eric Esteve on 12-04-2022 at 10:00 am

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The Interface IP market has grown with 21% CAGR from 2017 to 2021 and we review the part of this market restricted to the high-end of PCIe, DDR, Ethernet and D2D IP made of PHY and controller targeting the most advanced technology nodes and latest protocol release. We will show that an IP vendor focusing investment on the high-end interconnect… Read More


Webinar: The Journey to HPC in the Cloud: Concept to Running Workloads

Webinar: The Journey to HPC in the Cloud: Concept to Running Workloads
by Admin on 08-19-2022 at 3:05 pm

Live Webinar – Thursday, September 22, 2022 | 15:00 CET

Why should you attend this webinar?

The cloud is without doubt a key tool in modern sciences, delivering High Performance Computing (HPC) on demand to facilitate innovation through simulation and to process increasingly large and complex data sets.

But how do organisations

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Memory Security Relies on Ultra High-Performance AES-XTS Encryption/Decryption

Memory Security Relies on Ultra High-Performance AES-XTS Encryption/Decryption
by Kalar Rajendiran on 07-11-2022 at 10:00 am

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A recent SemiWiki post covered the topic of protecting high-speed interfaces in data centers using security IP. That post was based on a presentation made by Dana Neustadter at IP-Soc Silicon Valley 2022 conference. Dana’s talk was an overview of various interfaces and Synopsys’ security IP for protecting those interfaces. … Read More


Future.HPC is Coming!

Future.HPC is Coming!
by Daniel Nenni on 05-03-2022 at 6:00 am

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According to the experts, the semiconductor industry is poised for a decade of growth and is projected to become a trillion dollar industry by 2030. In 2021 the semiconductor industry finally hit $600B so $1T by 2030 seems like a big ask, but not really if you look at the indicators inside the semiconductor ecosystem. Foundries, … Read More


Bespoke Silicon is Coming, Absolutely!

Bespoke Silicon is Coming, Absolutely!
by Daniel Nenni on 04-18-2022 at 6:00 am

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It was nice to be at a live conference again. DesignCon was held at the Santa Clara Convention Center, my favorite location, which to me there was a back to normal crowd. The sessions I attended were full and the show floor was busy. Masks and vaccinations were not required, maybe that was it. Or there was a pent-up demand to get back engaged… Read More