Knights Landing Proves Solid Ground for Intel’s Stake in Deep Learning

June 21, 2016 Nicole Hemsoth Intel has finally opened the first public discussions of its investment in the future of machine learning and deep learning and while some might argue it is a bit late in the game with its rivals dominating the training market for such workloads, the company had to wait for the official rollout of Knights Landing and extensions to the scalable system framework to make it official—and meaty enough to capture real share from the few players doing deep learning at scale. Yesterday, we detailed the announcement of the first volume shipments of Knights Landing, which already is finding a home on future supercomputers set to emerge throughout this year and beyond. While the focus of that news was centered on high performance, during his keynote…


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