Xilinx Extends Data Center Leadership with New Alveo U280 HBM2 Accelerator Card; Dell EMC First to Qualify Alveo U200
"We are pleased to welcome Dell EMC as a go-to-market partner, and to unveil the Alveo U280, which is suited for memory-bound applications that can benefit from industry-standard HBM2 and outstanding throughput," said Manish Muthal, vice president, data center,
The new Alveo U280 accelerator card offers eight gigabytes of HBM2 at 460 gigabytes-per-second to provide high-performance, adaptable acceleration for memory-bound, compute intensive applications including database analytics and machine learning inference. The U280 acceleration card includes PCI Express 4.0 with CCIX support to leverage the latest server interconnect infrastructure for high-bandwidth, low latency, cache coherent shared memory access with upcoming CCIX host processors. All of these features are designed to support today's demanding HPC environments, as well as other common data center workloads such as financial trading and risk modeling, database acceleration and more.
The Alveo U280 will start sampling in Q1 2019. For more product information and to register for updates, customers can visit www.xilinx.com/u280.
Dell EMC PowerEdge Alveo U200 Qualification
Dell EMC PowerEdge servers are the first to qualify the Alveo U200 accelerator and will be available starting this December. The Alveo accelerator card will be fully qualified and available in PowerEdge servers including the R740, R740xd, R7425, R840 and R940xa.
"With the Alveo U200 as a qualified option for Dell EMC PowerEdge servers, we are able to offer customers a Xilinx FPGA-based acceleration option to meet fast-growing computational demand in today's modern data centers," said
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