Next Gen Infrastructure for the AI World (IBM18004)

Summit was crowned the “Fastest System in the World” in the biannual Top500 survey.  Learn practical applications of how the same IBM Power Systems technologies that support Summit can be used in the developing world of AI.
 
Audience
IBM Business Partners
 
Pre-requisites
None
 
Objective
This workshop is aimed at experienced Data Scientists/Data Engineers, designed to cover all aspect of the IBM solution and enables Data Scientists to deliver accelerated training results and faster time to value. Attendees will familiarize themselves with the installation and configuration of PowerAI, and understand the unique platform properties and scalability.
 
Content
Unit 1 - Introduction to IBM Power Systems
o The OpenPOWER Foundation
o Why Power Systems?

o Getting the most out of Nvidia GPU technology
o Operating Systems and Support

Unit 2 - Introduction to PowerAI
o What is Machine Learning and Deep Learning

o What is PowerAI
o Unique Capabilities
o install, Configuration, Optimization Overview
 
Unit 3 - AI Vision Overview
o The Vision Challenge

o AI Vision Capabilities
o Use Cases
o Architecture and Deployment
 
Unit 4 - AI Vision Demo
o Preparing Data for AI Vision
o How to use AI Vision to Train Classifiers
o Deploying Custom Classifiers with AI Vision 

 
Unit 5 - DSX Local
o Introduction to DSX Local
o Architecture, Pre-reqs and Sizing
o Best Practices
o Smaller Scale Alternatives