Xilinx Seeks To Mainstream FPGAs In The Datacenter

Post written by Karl Freund Karl Freund is a Moor Insights & Strategy analyst for deep learning & HPC Why are so many companies suddenly jumping into the datacenter accelerator game? Major chip companies such as Intel, NVIDIA and Xilinx as well as startups such as Nervana (being acquired by Intel), Wave Computing, GraphCore, KnuPath and others are all vying for a piece of a rapidly growing market. That market consists primarily of just seven customers, the world’s largest datacenters: Alibaba, Amazon.com, Baidu, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Tencent. These companies are increasingly turning to technologies that can run specific algorithms at least 10 times faster in order to meet the demand for applications such as machine learning, ultra-high-definition video streaming and complex data analytics. While GPUs (Graphics Processing Units) from NVIDIA…

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