Amazon Introduces Innovative Chips for AI Model Training and Execution

There’s a shortage of GPUs as the demand for generative AI, which is often trained and run on GPUs, grows. Nvidia’s best-performing chips are reportedly sold out until 2024. The CEO of chipmaker TSMC was less optimistic recently, suggesting that the shortage of GPUs from Nvidia — as well as from Nvidia’s rivals — could extend into 2025.
To lessen their reliance on GPUs, firms that can afford it (that is, tech giants) are developing — and in some cases making available to customers — custom chips tailored for creating, iterating and productizing AI models. One of those firms is Amazon, which today at its annual re:Invent conference unveiled the latest generation of its chips for model training and…

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