Tag: GPU acceleration

Titan Helps Researchers Explore Explosive Star Scenarios

Dec 8, 2015 |

A team led by Michael Zingale of Stony Brook University is exploring the physics of Type Ia supernovas using the Titan supercomputer at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Titan is the flagship machine of the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF), a DOE Office of Science User Facility located at Read more…

Think Fast: IBM Talks Acceleration in HPC and the Enterprise

Nov 16, 2015 |

At SC15 today, IBM today provided a glimpse of its broadening vision for accelerator-assisted computing with announcements around Watson, a strategic alliance with FPGA specialist Xilinx, an expanded developer outreach via the SuperVessel program, and new efforts to accelerate the datacenter and a wide variety of applications used in both HPC and the enterprise. “Accelerators Read more…

Benchmarking Effort Declares Tie Between Cloud and Native Hardware

Feb 3, 2011 |

A recent effort led by Cycle Computing based on the SHOC benchmark revealed equal performance between GPU-accelerated cloud and native hardware.

NVIDIA’s Senior Solution Architect, Dale Southard on GPU Clouds for HPC

Dec 8, 2010 |

This week we talked to Dale Southard of NVIDIA about the challenges and benefits of providing access to GPU resources in a cloud enviornment. We touch upon issues related to performance, CUDA, future directions, and Dale’s own experiences in HPC and how they carried over to his work with GPU clouds.

MATLAB Adds GPGPU Support

Sep 20, 2010 |

MATLAB users with a taste for GPU computing now have a perfect reason to move up to the latest version. Release R2010b adds native GPGPU support that allows user to harness NVIDIA graphics processors for engineering and scientific computing. The new capability is provided within the Parallel Computing Toolbox and Distributed Computing Server.