Intel Says Its Shipping Xeon Phi ‘Knights Landing’ Processors

Intel has started shipping its long-anticipated second-generation Xeon Phi processors, which aim to expand high-performance computing capabilities, the company said this week at the International Supercomputing Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. The 14-nanometer co-processors, dubbed Knights Landing, aim to squeeze more performance out of supercomputers. Outside of supercomputers, the processors can also be used for deep-learning systems and artificial intelligence in data centers. “With Intel supported software defined visualization libraries, our flagship visualization products VTK and ParaView can now scale to the next-generation supercomputers on the latest Intel platform, including systems powered by Intel Xeon Phi Processors,” said Berk Geveci, senior director of scientific computing at Kitware, a Clifton, N.Y.-based Intel partner, in a statement. “We are already collaborating with [U.S. Department of Energy] labs to deliver large-scale … visualization to Trinity…


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