Apr 9, 2024 2 min read

NVIDIA Quantum-X800 InfiniBand Platform

NVIDIA Quantum-X800 InfiniBand Platform
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The NVIDIA Quantum-X800 InfiniBand Platform introduces a leap forward in networking technology, designed to address the intensive demands of AI infrastructure and data center performance. This platform is engineered with several key innovations that define its superiority in the field.

NVIDIA Quantum-X800 InfiniBand

144 ports of 800Gb/s connectivity per port

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Advanced In-Network Computing Technologies

Leveraging cutting-edge technologies such as NVIDIA SHARP v4, Message Passing Interface (MPI) tag matching, MPI_Alltoall, and programmable cores significantly enhances NVIDIA In-Network Computing capabilities. These innovations collectively boost performance, making the Quantum-X800 an integral component of any AI-driven infrastructure.

Enhanced Network Resilience and Efficiency

  • Adaptive Routing: By intelligently combining the capabilities of the switch and ConnectX-8 SuperNIC, the platform optimizes bandwidth usage while ensuring network resilience, crucial for AI fabrics.
  • Telemetry-Based Congestion Control: This feature provides vital noise isolation for multi-tenant AI workloads, ensuring uninterrupted performance.
  • Network Resiliency Improvements: Proactive measures are taken to address hardware issues, maintaining optimal application performance without disruptions.
  • Acceleration Engines: These engines are designed to reduce latency and double data throughput, thereby increasing network efficiency.
  • Self-Healing Interconnect: Enhances the resilience and reliability of the InfiniBand network, assuring consistent network integrity.

Accelerating the Next Generation of AI

The global trajectory towards ubiquitous AI necessitates platforms that can maximize performance while keeping the total cost of ownership (TCO) in check. NVIDIA Quantum-X800 emerges as a pivotal solution in this landscape, providing the necessary bandwidth and ultra-low latency for the training and deployment of trillion-parameter-scale AI models. Its convergence with high-performance computing (HPC) is setting new benchmarks in scientific discovery and AI innovation.

Key Components of the NVIDIA Quantum-X800 Platform

  • NVIDIA Quantum-X800 Q3400 InfiniBand Switch: At the heart of the platform, this switch propels networking speeds to 800 gigabits per second (Gb/s), supporting scalable AI compute fabrics.
  • NVIDIA ConnectX-8 SuperNIC: Offers advanced offload and quality-of-service enhancements, driving unparalleled 800G connectivity and performance.
  • Advanced Hardware-based In-Network Computing: Incorporates NVIDIA Scalable Hierarchical Aggregation and Reduction Protocol (SHARP)™ v4, adaptive routing, and telemetry-based congestion control for peak performance.

Unique Advantages for AI Infrastructure

Optimized for GPU computing, the NVIDIA Quantum-X800 InfiniBand Platform addresses the needs of AI infrastructure at the trillion-parameter scale, marking a new era of AI innovation.

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