November 4, 2009

Getting GPUs on the Grid

Miriam Boon

Enhancing the performance of computer clusters and supercomputers using graphical processing units is all the rage. But what happens when you put these chips on a full-fledged grid? Meet “Magic,” a supercomputing cluster based at the University of Buffalo’s CyberInfrastructure Laboratory (CI Lab). On the surface, Magic is like any other cluster of Dell nodes.

Full story at International Science Grid This Week