This Week’s Top 5 Data Center News Stories: May 19, 2023

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1. New Chips From Meta and Ampere

On Thursday, chipmaker Ampere Computing announced its AmpereOne chip for cloud providers and enterprises constructing their own private clouds. According to the company, the chip, featuring 192 cores and a custom ARM-compatible design, is built to balance high-performance with energy efficiency.

Not to be outdone, Meta, too, announced plans for its own custom accelerator chip, MTIA, alongside a new “AI-optimized data center design” and a “16,000 GPU supercomputer” dedicated to AI research. MTIA, says Meta, will be used to support the workloads of internal AI models.

2. Watson AI Is Back, Baby

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