IBM Power System AC922 Introduction and Technical Overview

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IBM Redbooks, Mar 26, 2018 - Computers - 74 pages

This IBM® RedpaperTM publication is a comprehensive guide that covers the IBM Power System AC922 server (8335-GTG and 8335-GTW models). The Power AC922 server is the next generation of the IBM Power processor-based systems, which are designed for deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI), high-performance analytics, and high-performance computing (HPC).

This paper introduces the major innovative Power AC922 server features and their relevant functions:

  • Powerful IBM POWER9TM processors that offer 16 cores at 2.6 GHz with 3.09 GHz turbo performance or 20 cores at 2.0 GHz with 2.87 GHz turbo for the 8335-GTG
  • Eighteen cores at 2.98 GHz with 3.26 GHz turbo performance or 22 at 2.78 GHz cores with 3.07 GHz turbo for the 8335-GTW
  • IBM Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (CAPI) 2.0, IBM OpenCAPITM, and second-generation NVIDIA NVLink technology for exceptional processor-to-accelerator intercommunication
  • Up to six dedicated NVIDIA Tesla V100 GPUs

This publication is for professionals who want to acquire a better understanding of IBM Power SystemsTM products and is intended for the following audiences:

  • Clients
  • Sales and marketing professionals
  • Technical support professionals
  • IBM Business Partners
  • Independent software vendors (ISVs)

This paper expands the set of IBM Power Systems documentation by providing a desktop reference that offers a detailed technical description of the Power AC922 server.

This paper does not replace the current marketing materials and configuration tools. It is intended as an extra source of information that, together with existing sources, can be used to enhance your knowledge of IBM server solutions.


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