Tag: CPUs

Chief Processor Architect Exits AMD

Sep 22, 2015 |

Jim Keller, former chief architect of microprocessor cores at AMD, left the chip company for the second time last week to pursue other opportunities. Keller was in charge of the company’s next-generation x86 “Zen” cores, which take center stage in AMD’s roadmap and in its strategy to combat larger rival Intel. Not due out until Read more…

AMD Refreshes Roadmap, Transitions Back to HPC

May 7, 2015 |

AMD revealed key elements of its multi-year strategy as part of its 2015 Financial Analyst Day event in New York on Wednesday. Out of the gate, CEO Lisa Su acknowledged the company’s recent challenges, pointing to a weak PC market and market share losses, before turning her attention to the game plan that AMD is Read more…

Intel Adds Programming Support for Latest Silicon

Sep 6, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/Parallel_Studio_Cluster_XE_2013_small.bmp” alt=”” width=”146″ height=”96″ />We’re only a little more than halfway through 2012, but Intel has already announced the 2013 versions Parallel Studio XE and Cluster Studio XE, two software suites that support x86-based parallel programming for high performance computing and beyond. Intel refreshes their software development offerings each year at about this time to sync up its tool support with the latest and greatest silicon and to add new features for developers.

Blue Genes and GPU Clusters Top the Latest Green500

Nov 21, 2011 |

There’s more than one way to build energy efficient supercomputers.

China’s Indigenous Supercomputing Strategy Bears First Fruit

Nov 1, 2011 |

If anyone wasn’t taking China seriously as a contender for supercomputing supremacy, such doubts should have been dispelled last week when the New York Times reported that the nation has deployed its first petascale supercomputer built with domestically produced CPUs. And it’s not just the processors that were homegrown. Most major components of the new machine were designed and built with native engineering, including the liquid cooling technology, the system network, and the software stack.

NVIDIA Floating Idea of Tegra Servers

Oct 26, 2011 |

GPU maker considers its mobile chip for datacenter duty.

Intel Prepping 22nm CPUs for Spring Lift-Off

Oct 24, 2011 |

Next-gen Ivy Bridge processors likely to appear in March 2012.

Newest Opteron CPU Headed for Big Supers

Sep 9, 2011 |

AMD starts shipping Interlagos chips in volume.

GPU Computing Wades Into the Mainstream

Jul 14, 2011 |

No longer the “Next Big Thing” in HPC, GPUs are becoming conventional.

Startup Brings HPC to Big Data Analytics

Jun 16, 2011 |

For all the accolades one hears about German engineering, there are few IT vendors native to that country. Recently though, we got the opportunity to talk with one such company, ParStream, a Cologne-based startup that has developed a bleeding-edge CPU/GPU-based analytics platform that marries high performance computing to big data.