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Does graphics card affect the server performance

I was wondering does graphics card actually improve the performance of the server or a dedicated cpu is already enough to do the job. If graphic cards capacity is needed how many does it required? If ...
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Running Ubuntu Server with GUI Desktop Environment | Dell PowerEdge R710 II

Let me start off by saying I’m completely new to using / running servers and I’m currently 2nd year CS & Business student in DCU, Ireland. I recently developed a program for automating sales ...
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Making /dev/dri/renderD128 available to a Xen DomU

I have a program that wants to use /dev/dri/renderD128 (to use OpenGL to render some images, via EGL and libgbm). I had that device on my Dom0, but I want to use it from one of the DomU. I was hoping ...
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Running a GPU in a PCIe x8 slot on Fujitsu Server Primergy RX300 S6

I recently got my hands on an older Fujitsu Primergy RX300 S6 server. I was thinking about adding a graphics card like a 1050 Ti (low profile because it is a 2u chassis). The board has several PCIe ...
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Compatible AMD GPU for the Dell PowerEdge r710 [closed]

I'm a complete noob when it comes to server virtualization and GPUs, so please bear with me. Are there any decent AMD GPUs that are easily compatible with the Dell PowerEdge r710? I'm looking for ...
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Google Kubernetes Engine node pool does not autoscale from 0 nodes

I am trying to run a machine learning job on GKE, and need to use a GPU. I created a node pool with Tesla K80, as described in this walkthrough. I set the minimum node size to 0, and hoped that the ...
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HP ProLiant DL380 G6 GPU installation

I have a Proliant DL380 G6 and I want to build a Graphics card into it. To be specific, it is a GTX 960 from Asus. The card When I now want to build it in, I am pretty shure I need a pcie slot riser, ...
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What are actual Tesla M60 models used by AWS?

Wikipedia says that the Tesla M60 has 2x8 GB RAM (whatever it means) and TDP 225–300 W. I use an EC2 instance (g3s.xlarge) which is supposed to have a Tesla M60. But nvidia-smi command says it has ...
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Poor man's virtual GPU, using a multiuser OS + GPU, instead of specialist vGPU card?

I've read about this system in a white paper somewhere, but can't remember where, or any details, and haven't found it since. The comment was in regard to GPU virtualisation with Type 1 (bare metal) ...
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Hypervisor support for vGPU + VM suspend?

Short version - how well do current hypervisors support vGPU with VM suspend/resume capability? Longer version: I've used VMware Workstation for many years in my home lab, with the GPU (used for ...
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Google Cloud - Monitor running on Microsoft Display Driver instead of NVIDIA K80 GPU

My Google Cloud Instance is running on Microsoft Display Driver,instead of the GPU.I tried to install Hyper-V,but Google Cloud Processors don't support it.Please help,i need to run Unity,but can't ...
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PCI Express 2.0 x16 vs 3.0 x8

Will a PCI Express 2.0 x16 graphics card fit in a PCI Express 3.0 x8 slot, and if so, will it affect the performance? Theoretically I take it the two configurations should be equal with respect to ...
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Erase GPU memory

We have Nvidia GPU cards that can be used by different users in an OpenStack environment. A first user creates a VM with access to a GPU card, then deletes the VM when done. Another user then creates ...
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Hyper-V PCIe Passthrough of GPU working (but not 100%)

I have managed to be able to passthrough a PCIe GPU (AMD RX580) into a Windows 10 Guest on a Windows Server 2016 Standard host. The problem is that whenever the GPU will be used this error throws up:...
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Adding more GPU resources to AWS EC2 Ubuntu Server

I am running a g2.2xlarge AWS EC2 instance on Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS (HVM), SSD Volume Type. The specs on this system are as follows (source): The g2.2xlarge version comes with 15 GiB memory, 60 ...
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ESXI PCIe GPU Passthrough does not allow for CUDA

I am trying to do cuda development in an ESXI environment, so I installed a Quadro 5800 in my ESXI machine (Dell T7500). I did passthrough to the Windows 7 VM that I will be doing development in, but ...
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Windows 10, two monitors with two different sessions

I want to do some thing but I can't find anything about it. I remember that on Linux you can do a multisit workstation with one PC and several screens and perifericals (mouse, keyboard, etc), ...
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Building a Machine Learning Server

We need to train large networks using TensorFlow that take several days to complete on a GPU. Amazon offers GPU instances like p2.16xlarge with e.g. 16 GPUs (NVIDIA K80). Now I was wondering if ...
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Supermicro X10 motherboard with discrete GPU and onboard IPMI GPU and access via KVM

Is it possible to have both GPUs running and connected to displays at the same time (with mirrored displays for example) but then also connect via the IPMI iKVM to the built in GPU? I will need ...
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GeForce GTX 1060 card in Dell R710 or R730xd for machine learning?

We are investigating speeding up some machine learning code written using Theano and Keras, in particular by getting a GPU card. Does anyone have direct experience with this or a very similar ...
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Nvidia Pascal architecture: DMA Size / maximum amount of host system RAM?

We are planning to build a pair of multi-GPU Linux servers for machine learning and data science tasks. Per our requirements, we need to put a lot of RAM in these machines; we're planning on 24x 64GiB ...
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Where to find high/critical temperatures for GPU?

I am looking for a database that has high and critical temperatures listed for CPU's and GPU's, or a tool that will be able to extract this information. Google is filled with 'my gpu runs at 63C, is ...
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PowerEdge T410 with GeForce GTX 970 - Independent power source needed?

I am attempting to install a GeForce GTX 970 graphics card in our Dell PowerEdge T410 server for the purpose of rendering 3D graphics. After inserting the graphics card into the PCI-E slot it became ...
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Use GPU to speed up server processing

I have a server that handles strings of data pushed from another server. Sometimes we receive thousands a second. This might be overly simplistic but would putting a Graphics card in the server assist ...
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libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast error on AmazonEC2 with Ubuntu14

I have a t2.large instance on Amazon EC2 with 8Go of ram and 30Go of disk space. The OS used is Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty and the desktop manager is xfce4. I'm using xrdp to remotely access the desktop, ...
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What hypervisors support vGPU? [closed]

Does anyone know if any open source hypervisor supports vGPUs? It looks like XenServer and vSphere are the only two hypervisors that support virtual graphics cards (true vGPU, not passthrough or ...
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Video memory required for desktop virtualization [closed]

I am planning to set up 3 virtual desktops using vmware. I have this server with video memory of 32mb and 32 GB RAM. What is the recommended video memory for this set up and is it possible to upgrade ...
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GPU support on OpenStack/CloudStack

I'm wondering if anyone here has had success with any of the cloud orchestration layers using a GPU (preferably vGPU)? I've been able to get XenServer 6.2 to successfully see our nvidia GRID K1 card ...
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XenServer 6.5 upgrade: NVIDIA GRID K1 gives “PAT Configuration unsupported”

We have two Supermicro SYS2027GR-TR2 servers that were running XenServer 6.2 SP1. Each system has one NVIDIA GRID K1 video card installed. We just upgraded the servers to XenServer 6.5 by doing a ...
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Amazon EC2 VNC Nvidia GPU usage?

I have a GPU instance on Amazon Web Services I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS The console show that the drivers are loaded perfectly, see below output $nvidia-smi -q | head ==============NVSMI LOG=======...
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Conflict between Nvidia Grid K2 & integrated graphics on Supermicro VDI?

My office has a Supermicro SYS-1027GR-TR2-2NVK2 VDI server with dual Nvidia GRID K2 cards running Windows Server 2012 R2 & RemoteFX. We are an architectural firm and use 3D graphics software. ...
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How important is the CPU when building a CUDA system?

I'm just a clueless sysadmin and we need to put together a couple of machines specifically for users to use CUDA. We're looking at the Dell PowerEdge T620 and jamming four CUDA cards into the sucker. ...
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How to be able to use IPMI yet have graphics acceleration with a discrete graphics card?

In my lab, we have a compute server (two of them, but identical in config) running Fedora 19, built on the Supermicro H8QGI-F and 4 x AMD Opteron 6272s. It has an nVidia GT 610 discrete graphic card, ...
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Installing a dual display graphics card in a Windows 2008 server

Trying to hook up a Dell Poweredge T620 to 2 27" monitors via a PNY Nvidia NVS 310. Server running Windows 2008 R2 Standard SP1. Nothing fancy, but need a very large desktop area (2 x 2560 x 1440). ...
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Сan I use IOMMU for VT-d to give each virtual machine one at a time GPU?

If I use VMWare with 4 virtual-machines and 4 GPUs (nVidia Quadro/Tesla), then can I give (move) some devices to different virtual-machines for each by a single card? If I have one of these CPU, then ...
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NVIDIA Tesla K20C in Dell PowerEdge R720xd — power cables

I am trying to put an NVIDIA Tesla K20C into a Dell PowerEdge R720xd. I'm having a bit of trouble understanding the power requirements of the card. First, here is a picture of two pages of the ...
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Should I turn off hybrid server with GPU on IDLE?

There is a server with 2 CPUs (Intel Xeon E5-2670, Sandy Bridge) and 1 AMD GPU (Tahiti XT Radeon HD 7970). There are also SSD (system and executable files) and HDD (heavy data) that connected to this ...
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Nagios monitoring nvidia on Windows OS

Can somebody give me advice, about monitoring on Nagios. How i can monitor GPU temperature on NVidia graphic card, under Windows 2008 R2 OS?
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How AWS does GPU virtualization? [closed]

What kind of technology is Amazon using for GPU virtualization ? Can multiple VMs on an AWS GPU instance concurrently share GPU and have acceleration for their CUDA/ openCL programs ? I know following ...
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CUDA: Is it possible to dynamically restrict the number of cores / threads / clock freq. while a process is running on a GPU?

I'm running multiple NVidia GTX 680 under Ubuntu 10.04 in a pretty hot environment (troubles with rack cooling) and sometimes it's getting over 95C. When I detect the overheating, can I somehow tell ...
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Dedicated GPU in Dell PowerEdge C1100

We recently purchased a Dell PowerEdge C1100 off lease with the initention of using it for graphics processing. We installed an AMD HD 7000 series GPU in it that runs off of board power and it sends ...
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GPU (Specifically NVidia) Cloud Computing Centres [closed]

In the CPU computing world, you have giant cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, Amazon EC2 and Rackspace. You have also smaller companies that provide dedicated hosting services. Amazon EC2 has ...
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Linux CLI program to verify/control nVidia hardware RAID?

I have a server with a Supermicro motherboard that has an nVidia RAID controller on board. When I boot up, I can hit F10 and see/modify the RAID settings. However, I don't want to reboot this server ...
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Can I safely use a 1U server with an actively cooled Nvidia GTX 680 video card?

I'm about to configure some new GPU capable nodes for our needs and I was wondering if someone has any experience with using simple video cards like Nvidia GTX 680 (actively cooled with a fan) in a 1U ...
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How does two gpus work?

I am current having a highend GPU installed in my server - and I am considering to install a cheap GPU to support the monitor. Reason is that the server is using the highend GPU for OpenCL and i ...
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What does CUDA compute capability indicate? How to identify device CUDA C version computability?

I am attempting to identify if my Nvidia GPU device is compatible with the latest version of CUDA. Searching the online documentation within CUDA Zone along with the Wikipedia page I am able to ...
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start dummy X server for user logged remotely

I have a server (CentOS6) which has an ATI GPU. For users to have access to this GPU for computation with OpenCL, they need to have an X session open unfortunately (a restriction on the ATI driver). ...
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How to run GPGPU Memory Testing

We use a lot of GPGPU computing (mostly with CUDA, but some OpenCL). Often when users are running code, the code errors out with a memory error on only one of our hosts. I suspect one of the cards ...
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Restoring raid 5 array after bios flash [closed]

I have just flashed my BIOS and now my machine does not detect my raid5 array! It has three 2TB drives in it so that is a LOT of data that will be lost! I have NOT deleted the array and it does not ...
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RemoteFX On NVIDIA Lower Cost Video Cards

I am looking into a Windows Server 2008 SP1 with RemoteFX enabled, however I do not want to buy one of the NVIDIA Quadro $1000+ video cards to do it (as only a small number of users will be using ...