New Online Course Gets IT Up to Speed on AI

“Introduction to AI in the Data Center” from NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute prepares IT professionals to accelerate adoption of AI.
by Will Ramey

Enterprise use of AI has grown 270 percent over the past four years, according to a 2019 survey of CIOs by Gartner.

To stay competitive in the face of this rapid adoption, organizations need to build data center infrastructure that is scalable and flexible enough to meet quickly evolving and expanding AI workloads.

IT plays a critical role in this. IT professionals across data center management, development operations (devops), security compliance and data governance need to be set up for success.

To help, the NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute has released an online, self-paced Introduction to AI in the Data Center course designed for IT professionals. (Enroll today — the course is free through Jan. 31, 2020 with code DLI_IT_BLOG_PROMO.)

The course explores AI concepts and terminology, NVIDIA’s AI software architecture and how to implement and scale AI workloads in the data center.

In this focused four-hour course, IT professionals will understand how AI is transforming industry and how to deploy GPU accelerated computing in the data center to facilitate this capability in their own organization. Plus, participants will earn a digital badge of completion to support their professional growth.

For enterprises considering how to get started with the right resources and training to support their needs, this course will get your IT teams started on the right foot. At a high level, the course covers:

  • GPU Computing in the Data Center
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Introduction to GPUs
  • GPU Software Ecosystem
  • Server-Level Considerations
  • Rack-Level Considerations
  • Data Center-Level Considerations

The Deep Learning Institute offers hands-on training in AI, accelerated computing and accelerated data science. Developers, data scientists, researchers, students, and now IT professionals can enroll in DLI courses to get the practical experience they need to learn how to deploy AI in their work. To date, the DLI has trained more than 200,000 people.

Enroll in the “Introduction to AI in the Data Center” course for free with code DLI_IT_BLOG_PROMO before Jan. 31, 2020.

To learn more about NVIDIA technology, read about our data center and AI solutions. Plus, join us in March at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference in Silicon Valley for hands-on training, expert-led talks, and opportunities to network with others in the industry.