Google unveils next generation of TPU for cloud computing Google unveils next generation of TPU for cloud computing
Google’s latest TPU boards are capable of generating 180 teraFLOPS of power! At Google I/O today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai provided an update on... Google unveils next generation of TPU for cloud computing

Google’s latest TPU boards are capable of generating 180 teraFLOPS of power!

At Google I/O today, Google CEO Sundar Pichai provided an update on next generation of the custom-made Tensor Processing Units (TPU) which Google uses power its Google Compute Engine.

These new cloud TPU feature four chips on a single board and are capable of generating 180 teraFLOPS, which equate to 180 trillion floating-point operations per second. Furthermore, Google has managed to link 64 of these TPUs into one TPU Pod super computer, for a combined processing power of 11.5 petaFLOPS. Pichai says this new technology “lays the foundation for significant progress”.

Google first announced TPUs at last year’s Google I/O event. T

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