SambaNova DataScale

System designed for customizing, developing and deploying advanced large language models, computer vision and models for scientific exploration
SambaNova DataScale® | The AI Platform for Innovation

Purpose-built for the most demanding
AI and deep learning workloads

SambaNova DataScale® is a fully integrated hardware-software system, powered by a dataflow architecture, that enables organizations to train and deploy the most demanding deep learning, foundation model, and AI for Science workloads and achieve world record performance with the largest and most challenging models.

SambaNova DataScale SN30

Sophisticated users can customize open source models, develop their own and then train on their data to produce unique, private models tuned for your needs
Dataflow architecture eliminates the inherent inefficiencies of traditional systems to deliver massive performance advantages over GPUs
Fully integrated software-hardware system, from chip to software, purpose built for AI
Seamlessly scale from a single node to hundreds of systems

What our customers say

Powering the most demanding deep learning and AI for Science workloads

State-of-the-art deep learning, foundation models, and AI for Science is advancing quickly, defined by very large models and data, and very detailed sparse models. GPU-based infrastructure struggles to effectively manage these workloads without complex and costly overhead and compromises in performance and accuracy.

DataScale’s dataflow architecture combined with large on-chip and system memory enable organizations to run workloads that cannot practically be handled by GPUs, including:

  • Large models, such as 100B+ parameter large language models
  • Large data, including true resolution 2D and 3D images
  • Detailed models, such as RNNs, sparse models, and other AI for Science workloads
SambaNova Systems


Training and running large models consumes massive processing power spanning a huge succession of steps; however, processing power is often radically underutilized as time is spent moving data in and to memory in preparation for the next processing step.

SambaNova’s unique processors called Reconfigurable Dataflow Units (RDUs), fuse processing steps together and enable data to stay on the RDU and avoid excess memory access, increase performance and reduce the cost and power needs of neural networks.


Training and deploying deep learning and foundation models requires massive parallelization of hundreds, or even thousands, of GPUs. This process is costly, complex, and can degrade accuracy.

DataScale’s large on-chip and system memory enables it to handle the largest models and data. The SambaFlow software manages scaling across any number of devices or configurations. Seamlessly scale up to 48 racks of DataScale systems with consistent rack-to-rack bandwidth and latency.

This enables organizations to train and deploy the largest models without the cost, complexity, and overhead that GPUs require.



A complete software stack for SambaNova DataScale® , SambaFlow™ fully integrates with popular standard frameworks such as PyTorch. SambaFlow provides an open, flexible, and easy-to-use development interface.

SambaFlow automatically extracts, optimizes, and executes the optimal dataflow graph of any of your models. This enables you to achieve out-of-the-box performance, accuracy, scale, and ease of use. With SambaFlow, you can maximize productivity by focusing your development efforts in the frameworks without ever again worrying about low-level tuning.

Fully integrated and optimized rack-level solution

The state-of-the-art in AI is constantly being redefined, introducing changing requirements as new breakthroughs emerge. Legacy systems such as GPUs require data science and engineering teams to use proprietary coding languages to optimize these new models. On top of that, sufficiently training and deploying even the same model requires different forms of scalabilities. Managing a mixed portfolio of hardware to cover the full usage spectrum can be overbearing, let alone managing the frequent needs to add or switch to new infrastructure in order to keep up with the new requirements.

rack level solution DataScale is a rack level solution that can be set up and deployed in less than an hour.
open-source frameworks DataScale integrates directly with common open-source frameworks such as PyTorch, and uses low-code/no-code APIs to significantly simplify deployment of models.
optimal dataflow graph SambaFlow automatically extracts, optimizes, and executes the optimal dataflow graph of models for optimized training and inference performance out-of-the-box.
end-to-end ML pipeline DataScale can manage training and inference on the same platform, greatly simplifying the necessary infrastructure to manage the end-to-end ML pipeline.

SambaNova subscription pricing

Now organizations can achieve ROI faster, substantially reduce risk, and scale more cost effectively than is possible with any other AI infrastructure offering.

SambaNova subscription pricing

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