Later this month, HP Enterprise will ship what looks to be the first server aimed specifically at AI inferencing for machine learning.
Machine learning is a two-part process, training and inferencing. Training is usign powerful GPUs from Nvidia and AMD or other high-performance chips to “teach” the AI system what to look for, such as image recognition.
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Inference answers if the subject is a match for trained models. A GPU is overkill for that task, and a much lower power processor can be used.
Source:: Network World – Data Center