Microsoft and OpenAI plan to work on data centre project, $100 billion will be spent

Given the rapidly increasing demand for Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, greater emphasis is being laid on AI data centres capable of handling advanced tasks as compared to traditional data centres. It has been said that Microsoft will probably provide financial support to this project. It is said that 100 billion dollars will be spent on this project.

Mar 30, 2024 - 17:51
Microsoft and OpenAI plan to work on data centre project, $100 billion will be spent

Maker of ChatGPT Microsoft and OpenAI are collaborating on a data centre project. There have been reports that this project may cost up to $100 billion. Supercomputers with artificial intelligence are mostly included in this. Stargate will be its name. It is reportedly able to launch by 2028. Nevertheless, OpenAI has not responded to this.

More focus is being placed on AI data centres that can handle more complex tasks than traditional data centres, due to the quickly growing demand for Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. There have been rumours that Microsoft will most likely fund this project. which is anticipated to cost 100 times as much as some of the biggest data centres currently in use.

The report said the proposed U.S. The supercomputer will be the largest in a series the companies plan to build over the next six years. Altman and Microsoft have decided to build the supercomputer in five phases. Stargate is the fifth stage. According to the report, Microsoft is working on a smaller fourth-stage supercomputer for OpenAI, which is expected to be launched around 2026.

The report states that Microsoft and OpenAI are currently working on the third phase of the five-phase plan. In which a significant part of the cost of the next two stages is to obtain the necessary AI chips.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Content Writer