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IBM Releases Granite AI Models To Open-Source Community

IBM Releases Granite AI Models To Open-Source Community
IBM Research announced it’s open sourcing its Granite code foundation models. IBM’s aim is to democratize access to advanced AI tools, transforming how code is written and maintained.

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IBM Research has announced the open sourcing of its Granite code foundation models, aiming to democratize access to advanced AI tools and potentially transform how code is written, maintained, and evolved across industries. The Granite models range in size from 3 billion to 34 billion parameters and are fine-tuned for tasks such as code generation, bug fixing, and code explanation, designed to enhance productivity in software development workflows. By making these tools available on popular platforms such as GitHub and Hugging Face, IBM not only broadens the potential user base but also encourages collaborative development and customization of these models. This move significantly lowers the barrier to entry for using state-of-the-art AI tools in software development, leveling the playing field and fostering a more vibrant and innovative development community. IBM's impact on enterprise efficiency and developer productivity enabled by the now open-source Granite models may be substantial, setting a new benchmark for AI integration in software development tools.