C-DAC to Commission India’s Fastest HPC-AI Supercomputer With NVIDIA. NVIDIA has announced that the C-DAC will commission India’s largest HPC-AI supercomputer — ‘PARAM Siddhi – AI.
NVIDIA has announced that the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) will commission India’s largest HPC-AI supercomputer — ‘PARAM Siddhi – AI.’
This HPC-AI supercomputer is a machine with 210 AI Petaflops (6.5 Petaflops Peak DP), which is based on the NVIDIA DGX SuperPOD reference architecture comprising of — 42 NVIDIA DGX A100 systems; connected with NVIDIA Mellanox HDR InfiniBand networking along with indigenously developed HPC-AI engine; Software Frameworks; and cloud platform by C-DAC.
With the approval of Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister of Electronics and IT and Law & Justice; Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney, secretary at MeitY; Ashutosh Sharma, secretary at DST; and recommendation of National Supercomputing Mission’s technical advisory committee chaired by Dr V K Saraswat, this initiative will put India’s leadership on top of global AI supercomputing research and innovation.
The initiative has been lead by Abhishek Das, an innovative young scientist and program director at C-DAC, who has conceived the idea, designed the architecture of the largest HPC-AI Infrastructure in India. Hemant Darbari, the director-general of C-DAC said, “PARAM Siddhi – AI, the State-of-the-Art large-scale HPC-AI scalable infrastructure, will be established under National Supercomputing Mission at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) with support from Niti Aayog.”d.
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