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Find the Right Accelerator for Your Deep Learning Needs

Published: 26 July 2017

ID: G00328324

Analyst(s): Chirag Dekate , Alan Priestley


Building AI infrastructure strategies can be challenging, especially for compute-intensive deep learning workloads. I&O leaders must choose the right accelerators for devising effective deep learning compute infrastructure strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Use the Right Deep Learning Accelerators for Training and Inference
    • Training Phase of Deep Learning
    • Inference Phase of Deep Learning
  • Optimize Data Movement Across the Deep Learning Infrastructures
    • Exploiting Precision Levels to Optimize Performance of Production Deep Learning Workloads
    • Data Movement Bottlenecks and Bus Architectures
  • Plan for the Broadest Deep Learning Framework and Developer Tools Support
    • Efficient Software Libraries and Middleware
    • Deep Learning Frameworks

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