AI Meetup: Vector DB and Benchmarking Framework for LLama


May 15, 06:00 PM BST
  • London (Microsoft Reactor, 8th floor, Paddington Central, 2 Kingd...) AICamp
  • 170 RSVP
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Welcome to our monthly AI meetup in London. Join us for deep dive tech talks on AI, GenAI, LLMs and machine learning, food/drink, networking with speakers and fellow developers

Agenda:
* 6:00pm~6:30pm: Checkin and Networking
* 6:30pm~6:45pm: Welcome/community update
* 6:45pm~8:30pm: Tech talks
* 8:30pm: Open discussion & Mixer

Tech Talk: Vector database: A technical deep-dive
Speaker: JP Hwang (Weaviate)
Abstract: Vectors are the language of AI. And as generative AI takes over the world, vector databases are exploding in popularity. But why is a whole new product category required for vectors? This talk will answer this by showing you the inner workings of vector databases, and why traditional databases are often not the right solution for AI-native applications.
In this session, we'll discuss how data is stored, retrieved, augmented and isolated for users, and how index types, quantization, multi-tenancy, sharding, and replication affect their behaviour and performance. We will also discuss vector databases' integration with AI models that can generate vectors, or use retrieved data to produce augmented, or transformed outputs.
When you emerge from this deep dive, you will have seen the inner workings of a vector database, and the key aspects that make them different to your grandma's database.

Tech Talk: Unveiling BeFOri: New Benchmarking Framework for LLama
Speaker: Ciera Fowler, Neha Sharma (Ori)
Abstract: In this session, we'll explore how BeFOri enhances performance benchmarks and drives advancements in AI model efficiency. BeFOri, the benchmarking framework is designed to optimize and evaluate LLama2 and LLama3 models on Nvidia V100s and H100 chips.

Speakers/Topics:
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Venue:
Microsoft Reactor, 8th floor, Paddington Central, 2 Kingdom Street, London W2 6BD

Sponsors:
We are actively seeking sponsors to support AI developers community.  Whether it is by offering venue spaces, providing food, or cash sponsorship. Sponsors will not only speak at the meetups, receive prominent recognition, but also gain exposure to our extensive membership base of 10,000+ AI developers in London or 350K+ worldwide.

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JP Hwang, Ciera Fowler

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