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Using GPGPUs with Kubernetes

by Stephan Fabel on 10 December 2018

This post walks through the use of GPGPUs with Kubernetes and DevicePlugins. We’ll use MicroK8s for a developer workstation example and charmed K8s for a cluster since that’s a consistent multi-cloud Kubernetes approach. The various cloud …

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NVIDIA GTC 2018

by Canonical on 14 March 2018

Event Information Date: March 27 – 29 City/State: San Jose, CA Location: San Jose McEnery Convention Center Booth: #1227 GTC is the premier AI and deep learning conference, providing unparalleled training, industry insights, and direct access …

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How we commoditised GPUs for Kubernetes

by Samuel Cozannet on 19 April 2017

[Edit 2017-04-20] A careful reader informed me (thanks for that HN user puzzle) that it is no longer required to run in privileged mode to access the GPUs in K8s. I therefore removed a note that …

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Cloud Chatter: March 2017

by James Donner on 3 April 2017

Our March edition is packed with exciting content. We begin with our recent announcement of Ubuntu 12.04 Extended Security Maintenance providing ongoing security updates for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS at least another year. Download our latest ‘Carrier …

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NVidia CUDA inside a LXD container

by Stéphane Graber on 28 March 2017

GPU inside a container LXD supports GPU passthrough but this is implemented in a very different way than what you would expect from a virtual machine. With containers, rather than passing a raw PCI device and …

Ubuntu

Job concurrency in Kubernetes: LXD and CPU pinning to the rescue

by Samuel Cozannet on 27 March 2017

A few days ago, someone shared with me a project to run video transcoding jobs in Kubernetes. During her tests, made on a default Kubernetes installation on bare metal servers with 40 cores & 512GB RAM, …

Internet of Things

This elevator catches intruders, saves lives, generates money, …

by Maarten Ectors on 13 March 2017

The world is becoming software defined and most people don’t realise what this means until software apps and app stores invade their day to day objects like elevators. This blog post is about the smartest elevator …

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GPUs and Kubernetes for deep learning — Part 2/3: Adding storage

by Samuel Cozannet on 7 March 2017

Earlier this week we built a GPU cluster and installed Kubernetes so that we can do some advanced data processing. What is the thing you need next right after you have GPUs? Data. Data. and Data. …

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Installing a DIY bare metal GPU cluster for Kubernetes

by Samuel Cozannet on 30 January 2017

I don’t know if you have ever seen one of the Orange Boxes from Canonical These are really sleek machines. They contain 10 Intel NUCs, plus an 11th one for the management. They are used as …