NVidia Offers Free Compute To Covid-19 Researchers

NVidia Offers Free Compute To Covid-19 Researchers

NVidia is the manufacturer of some of the world’s most powerful Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). The company assembled a cloud compute platform, based on their GPU technology, called Parabricks. For many tasks, such as genome analysis, Parabricks is faster than conventional cloud computing because of the way GPUs sequence data. NVidia is offering Parabricks free for 90 days to any researcher working on the coronavirus/Covid-19 crisis. They’re hoping this will help people who are infected with the virus.

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