Huawei Atlas 900 Announced: The Strongest AI Training In The World
The Vice-Chairman of Huawei, Hu Houkun, at the Huawei Connect 2019 conference, gave a keynote speech â€“ â€œCreating a New Height of Intelligenceâ€.
In the speech, Hu Houkun introduced Huaweiâ€™s AI strategy and said that Huaweiâ€™s full-stack AI strategy has been fully implemented. In addition, the company released the Huawei Atlas 900. According to Huawei, this is the worldâ€™s fastest AI training cluster. Furthermore, it will make AI available for multiple purposes.
Huawei Atlas 9000 is currently in use on Huawei Cloud. Huawei said that in the Resnet-50 test for measuring AI training performance, the Huawei Atlas 900 completed the entire test with 59.8s. This is a new world record.
Furthermore, Huawei demonstrated the components of the Atlas 900 which includes thousands of Ascend 910 AI chips. This integrates three high-speed interfaces including PCIe 4.0, with a total power of 256-1024 P FLOPS (per second). Above all, the computing power is one petaflop.
Huawei Connect is Huaweiâ€™s largest global ecological conference for the ICT industry. The main agenda of the conference is on Artificial Intelligence (AI). This is also the theme of the conference â€“ the meaning of Advance Intelligence.
Finally, the topics of the conference cover the fields of space exploration, oil and gas exploration, cloud computing, operating system, open-source, etc., which are quite extensive and rich