High-Performance Computing + AI

Azure high-performance computing is a complete set of computing, networking, and storage services integrated with workload orchestration resources to support the widest range of HPC applications.

Unlock Your Innovation

Azure offers HPC engineers, data scientists and researchers with both competitive price/performance against on premises and ease of use through a simple, consolidated interface. When combined with Microsoft’s world-leading AI service APIs, Azure HPC empowers you to produce more intelligent outcomes faster than you ever thought possible.

Rising to the Challenge
Duke University Ventilator Splitting Project

Ventilators have become a scarce resource as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world. Professor Randles and her team at Duke University rushed to find a safe and easy way to effectively split a single ventilator between two patients. They partnered with Microsoft AI for Health to run over 800,000 computer hours in just 36 hours to build a life-saving solution.

Case Studies
HPC+AI Making a Difference

Technology only matters if it can make a difference in peoples lives. Read how HPC+AI is impacting organizations and their ability to innovate.

Sensyne Health and AI

Sensyne Health aids National Health Service in the COVID-19 struggle with Microsoft HPC and AI technologies

Van Gogh Museum with Azure

Van Gogh Museum creates bespoke portraits in WeChat with Azure

Dudek Cloud Workstations

Dudek uses cloud workstations to dramatically reduce drone image processing time, speed emergency response (GPU)

Transforming electric vehicle production
Microsoft Azure and NVIDIA gives BMW the computing power for automated quality control

BMW is one of the most iconic automotive brands on Earth, and it’s building on its legacy of innovation by looking ahead to the production of electric vehicles. Knowing that the next generation of vehicles will require a new generation of manufacturing robots, BMW partnered with other innovators in the robotics and computer vision space. Leveraging those partnerships, as well as Azure Machine Learning with NVIDIA GPUs to power its cloud infrastructure, BMW is building process excellence, flexibility, and continuous optimization into its manufacturing processes.

Customer Stories
Real HPC+AI Stories Happening Today

From Azure Machine Learning, to RocketML and NVIDIA GPU Clusters, check out some of the stories below to see how Microsoft Azure and NVIDIA are revolutionizing HPC in the workplace

White Papers
Deep Dive into HPC+AI Architecture

Take a look under the hood to understand more specifically how HPC+AI can help you achieve your vision.

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Featured white paper

The need for an AI-first infrastructure firmly established by Natural Language Processing from use cases such as speech enabled food kiosks & self-driving vehicles.

Featured white paper

Microsoft Azure and NVIDIA Bring Top 30 Supercomputer Performance to Public Cloud Services

Unprecedented Scale

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