Microsoft unveils an AI virtual machine powered by Azure and NVIDIA

Microsoft has announced details of its latest VM destined for artificial intelligence workloads as the company continues to develop and release AI products following a substantial investment in OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT.

In a blog post (opens in new tab), the company stressed the important role its GPU-accelerated VMs play in providing the foundation for many generative AI advancements, both in-house and from other companies, including its own Azure OpenAI Service which puts AI writers like GPT-3.5, Codex, and DALL-E 2 into the hands of its customers.