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Facebook’s New AI Training Server is Nearly Twice as Fast
By: The Verge
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Facebook today announced a new server design it calls Big Basin, a successor to its Big Sur line of artificial intelligence training systems. These Nvidia-powered GPU servers, tied together into large training networks for AI software, are what enable Facebook products to perform object and facial recognition and real-time text translation, as well as describe and understand the contents of photos and videos.

Big Basin can now train on learning models 30 percent larger than its predecessor, Facebook says. It can also crunch through the massive number sets used by an AI system to improve itself at nearly twice the speed, according to tests conducted on standardized neural network models.

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