FlexAI is a Compute and Bandwidth Beast, Built for Maximum AI Throughput
FlexAI delivers unprecedented performance for artificial intelligence (AI), delivering cutting-edge AI innovation with the dependability IT requires. FlexAI is built on IBM AC922 and LC922 NVIDIA GPU accelerated servers installed with the IBM Watson Machine Learning Accelerator software stack. FlexAI utilizes NVMe flash storage and a high-speed parallel file system with high speed networking configured to match the performance of multiple high-bandwidth GPU accelerated servers.
FlexAI is Fed by IBM Spectrum Scale V5: New Levels of Storage Performance
Substantial improvements in I/O performance
- Significantly reduced inter-node software path latency to support the newest low-latency, high-bandwidth NVMe technology
- Improved performance for many small and large block size workloads simultaneously from new 4 MB default block size with variable sub-block size
- Improved metadata operation performance to a single directory from multiple nodes
IBM Watson Machine Learning Accelerator for Enterprise AI
FlexAI can be configured with IBM Watson Machine Learning Accelerator software (WMLA) , making deep learning and machine learning more accessible to your staff, and the benefits of AI more obtainable for your business. It combines popular open source deep learning frameworks, efficient AI development tools, and accelerated IBM® Power Systems servers. IBM WMLA Enterprise is a complete environment for data science as a service, enabling your organization to bring new applied AI applications into production.
IBM Spectrum Discover
Metadata Management for FlexAI
• Event notifications and policy-based workflows
• Fine-grained views of storage consumption
• Fast, efficient search through petabytes of data
• Quickly differentiate mission-critical business data
• Policy-based custom tagging
• Extensible via Software Developers Kit (SDK)
POWER9 AC922 GPU Accelerated Server, Built for the Biggest AI Challenges
FlexAI is powered by the IBM Power System Accelerated Compute Server (AC922) that delivers unprecedented performance for artificial intelligence (AI). Organizations can now deploy data-intensive, deep learning frameworks with confidence. AC922 enables the cutting-edge AI innovation data scientists desire, with the dependability IT requires.