AI IPU Infrastructure

Exclusive AI cloud infrastructure to accelerate machine learning. Proudly made in Europe.

AI Infrastructure as a service

We bring together Graphcore IPUs and the Gcore Cloud services for building AI IPU infrastructure under unified UI and API for ML acceleration.

Get started quickly, save on computing costs, and seamlessly scale to massive IPU compute on demand and with ease.

Graphcore IPU cloud services are now available, with free trials and a range of pricing options enabling innovators everywhere to make new breakthroughs in machine intelligence.

Why Graphcore IPU?

    Massive Performance Leap

    World leading performance for natural language processing, computer vision and graph networks

     

    Unique architecture for differentiated results

     

    Low latency inference

    Much More Flexible

    Designed for training and inference

     

    Support for wide range of ML models

     

    Make new breakthroughs for competitive advantage

    Easy to Use

    Support from AI experts

     

    Extensive documentation, tutorials and pre-canned models

     

    Popular ML framework support

Exclusive solution pack

Gcore IPU-based AI cloud is a Graphcore Bow IPU-POD scale-out cluster, offering an effortless way to add state of the art machine intelligence compute on demand, without the need for on-premises hardware deployment and AI infrastructure building from scratch.

The IPU is an entirely new kind of massively parallel processor, co-designed from the ground up with the Poplar® SDK, to accelerate machine intelligence. Cloud IPU’s robust performance and low cost make it ideal for machine learning teams looking to iterate quickly and frequently on their solutions.

Features and advantages

    World-class performance for natural language processing

    Build, train and deploy ready-to-use ML models via dashboard, API, or Terraform

    Dataset management and integration with S3/NFS storage

    Version control: Hardware, Code, Dataset

    Secure Trusted Cloud platform

    Free egress traffic (for public or hybrid solutions)

    SLA 99,9% guaranteed uptime

    High-skilled technical support 24/7

    Made in EU

AI full lifecycle tools and integrations

    ML and AI solutions:

    • TensorFlow
    • Keras
    • PyTorch
    • Paddle Paddle
    • ONNX
    • Hugging Face

    Receiving and processing data:

    • Storm
    • Spark
    • Kafka
    • PySpark
    • MS SQL
    • Oracle
    • MongoDB

    Development tools:

    • Visual Studio Code
    • PyCharm
    • Jupyter
    • GitLab
    • GitHub
    • RStudio
    • Xcode
    • Airflow

    Exploration and

    visualization tools:

    • Seaborn
    • Matplotlib
    • TensorBoard

    Programming

    languages:

    • JavaScript
    • R
    • Swift
    • Python

    Data

    platforms:

    • PostgreSQL
    • Hadoop
    • Spark
    • Vertika
  • pytorch
  • tensorflow
  • lightning
  • keras
  • onnx
  • hugging_face
  • paddle_paddle
  • slurm
  • kubernetes
  • prometheus
  • graphana
  • openbmc
  • redfish
  • openstack
  • vmware

Accelerate ML with ready-made AI Infrastructure

With the AI Infrastructure, customers can now easily train and compare models or custom code training, and all your models are stored in one central model repository. These models can now be deployed to the same endpoints on Gcore AI Infrastructure.

Gcore IPU-based AI cloud is designed to help businesses across various fields, including finance, healthcare, manufacturing, and scientific research. It is built to support every stage of their AI adoption journey, from building proof of concept, to training and deployment.

  • AI model development

  • ML models: Face recognition, Object

    detection

  • AI training and

    hyperparameter tuning

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ML Model delivery and deployment pipelines

Locations

Luxembourg
Amsterdam

IPU-POD systems

Ready to order in Luxembourg in June 2022

IPU-POD systems let you break through barriers to unleash entirely new breakthroughs in machine intelligence with real business impact. Get ready for production with IPU-Pod64 and take advantage of a new approach to operationalize your AI projects.

IPU-Pod64 delivers ultimate flexibility to maximize all available space and power, no matter how it is provisioned. 16 petaFLOPS of AI-compute for both training and inference to develop and deploy on the same powerful system.

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Pricing

Depending on the location, servers have different traffic options*. You can find explicit information below:

Bow Pod Popular Config Price
Bow Pod162x7763/ 512GB RAM / 2x450 SATA + 7x1.8Tb nvme / 2x100G Order
Bow Pod642x7763/ 512GB RAM / 2x450 SATA + 7x1.8Tb nvme / 2x100G Order
Bow Pod1282x7763/ 512GB RAM / 2x450 SATA + 7x1.8Tb nvme / 2x100G Order
Bow Pod2562x7763/ 512GB RAM / 2x450 SATA + 7x1.8Tb nvme / 2x100G Order
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We stand for the digital sovereignty of the European Union

With the help of IPU-based AI infrastructure solutions we are realizing the HPC ambitions of Luxembourg, turning the city into the heart of European AI hub. Thanks to Graphcore hardware and Gcore edge cloud, the new AI infrastructure can be used fully as a service.

Nigel Toon
Nigel ToonCo-founder and CEO of Graphcore
“Graphcore and Gcore solution is perfect for AI. It will make the power and flexibility of the IPU available to anyone who wants to accelerate their current workloads or to explore the use of next generation ML models.”
Andre Reitenbach
Andre ReitenbachCEO of Gcore
“Gcore is the first European provider to partner with Graphcore to bring innovations to a rapidly changing cloud market. To meet their changing AI needs, users are looking for trusted technologies that are highly efficient, easily accessible, and highly flexible.”
Christophe Brighi
Christophe BrighiHead of Economic and Commercial Affairs
“This partnership between Luxembourg-based cloud and edge solutions provider Gcore and the UK IPU producer Graphcore illustrates not only the vast opportunities that arise for trade and cooperation between the two countries, but it also confirms Luxembourg’s position as a leading data economy in the EU.”
Nigel Toon
Nigel ToonCo-founder and CEO of Graphcore
“Graphcore and Gcore solution is perfect for AI. It will make the power and flexibility of the IPU available to anyone who wants to accelerate their current workloads or to explore the use of next generation ML models.”
Andre Reitenbach
Andre ReitenbachCEO of Gcore
“Gcore is the first European provider to partner with Graphcore to bring innovations to a rapidly changing cloud market. To meet their changing AI needs, users are looking for trusted technologies that are highly efficient, easily accessible, and highly flexible.”

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