Nvidia AI to assist Sweden to upgrade Berzelius supercomputer

Nvidia in a blog post said Sweden will upgrade its Berzelius supercomputer using Nvidia’s artificial intelligence (AI) systems to aid in understanding various diseases such as cancer.
NVIDIA DGX A100 systemsBerzelius supercomputer, which will be one of the world’s fastest AI supercomputers, has developed large language models capable of drafting a speech or answering questions in Swedish, sporting 20 billion parameters, a measure of an artificial network’s capacity.

Researchers plan to develop a model with 175 billion parameters over time which would also be fluent in Danish and Norwegian, Nvidia said in a blog post.

Funded by the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, the Berzelius supercomputer was unveiled in 2021 at Linkoping University featuring 60 of the fastest AI systems from Nvidia. The upgrade will add another 34 systems. It will also help in image and video recognition, and autonomous systems used in factories.

To build big AIs, Berzelius will add 34 NVIDIA DGX A100 systems to its cluster of 60 that makeup the SuperPOD. The new units will sport GPUs with 80GB of memory each.