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    AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Systems packing AMD Epyc and Xilinx Alveo U250 parts scored 30K img/sec in GoogLeNet.
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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Well... okay, but what was the previous record? How is it defined? Single system? Is there a benchmark or is this just a continuous operation and they pulled the number as they felt like it?

    Nice to know, but I find it hard to relate to anything. This article almost feels like an advert.

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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Quote Originally Posted by Ozaron View Post
    Well... okay, but what was the previous record? How is it defined? Single system? Is there a benchmark or is this just a continuous operation and they pulled the number as they felt like it?

    Nice to know, but I find it hard to relate to anything. This article almost feels like an advert.
    30,000 images per-second inference throughput!

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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Quote Originally Posted by MajorZod View Post
    30,000 images per-second inference throughput!
    Me: "This article is lacking context"
    You: *types single, quoted-from-article statistic without context*

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozaron View Post
    Me: "This article is lacking context"
    You: *types single, quoted-from-article statistic without context*
    But... 30K images/sec


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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Quote Originally Posted by Ozaron View Post
    Me: "This article is lacking context"
    You: *types single, quoted-from-article statistic without context*
    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=What+is+image+p...nce+throughput

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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    This is more a sideswipe towards Nvidia/IBM since they are working together on similar stuff.

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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Sorry, I've got a sass blocker running..
    Last edited by Ozaron; 04-10-2018 at 09:11 PM.

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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Quote Originally Posted by Ozaron View Post
    Sorry, I've got a sass blocker running..
    Sass blocker isn't very efficient, I would recommend installing "HowToGoogle v2.0", it is quite helpful

    This article was written for people whom have an idea how these systems work, explaining it in the article would be a multi-page article in itself.

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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Sass blocker isn't very efficient, I would recommend installing "HowToGoogle v2.0", it is quite helpful

    This article was written for people whom have an idea how these systems work, explaining it in the article would be a multi-page article in itself.
    I just read it as "AMD put out press release to show that they are good at a carefully selected benchmark which they are good at".

    I presume if I cared about this stuff, I hope I would already know the relative merits.

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    Re: AMD and Xilinx scalp AI inference world record

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    This article was written for people whom have an idea how these systems work, explaining it in the article would be a multi-page article in itself.
    Yep, that's almost certainly true, but it doesn't even reference performance numbers of comparative systems. There's nothing to learn here except the existence of this product and how well it does in this specific workload. I dunno, maybe it's just me.

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