(Yicai Global) Oct. 20 -- Emblematic of a nation's technological prowess, high-performance computing (HPC) often applies in scientific research in the meteorology, astronomy, aerospace and energy fields.
The recent emergence of new technologies as the internet, Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI) confronts companies with ever more computing-intensive scenarios while stoking demand for HPC.
Tencent Cloud, a public cloud platform Tencent Holdings Ltd. [HKG:0700] operates, yesterday unveiled Tencent's supercomputing cloud solutions to help apply HPC -- often used in science labs -- in corporate tableaux by providing cloud-based services, TechWeb.com.cn reported.
Tencent's supercomputing cloud offers cloud-based HPC solutions that leverage cloud physical machine (CPM), an on-demand physical machine rental service with fees charged based on volume, cloud virtual machine (CVM), storage, networking, batch computing and in-depth learning platform Data Intelligence X (DI-X).
Tencent's supercomputing cloud finds wide use in such areas as auto-making, genetics and AI, and boasts promising application prospects in industrial settings like petroleum exploration, earth science, physical chemistry and image rendering.
Tencent has formed partnerships with such hardware suppliers as Intel Corp. [NASDAQ:INTC], NVIDIA Corp. [NASDAQ:NVDA] and Mellanox Technologies Ltd. [NASDAQ:MLNX] to ensure user access to rapidly upgrading HPC hardware.