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Coursera Offers HPC Techniques to Scientific Computing

Apr 10, 2013 |

Randall J. Leveque, Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington in Seattle, will be conducting a free course that brings the principles of parallelism in high performance computers to those in scientific computing.

XPRESS Route to Exascale

Feb 28, 2013 |

<img src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/abstract_future_150x.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”83″ />The Center for Research in Extreme Scale Computing (CREST) at Indiana University just got a $1.1 million grant to help further the move to exascale computing. Director Thomas Sterling is using some of the money to bolster UI’s research into highly parallel processing for HPC. He talks to HPCwire about his plans.

Will Multicore Save the Day?

Oct 22, 2010 |

Muticore processors may extend the viability of Moore’s Law, but present their own challenges.

Intel Defends iCore Performance vs Parallel Processing

Jul 6, 2010 |

A recent report found the Core i7 couldn’t match the parallel processing performance of an NVIDIA GPU.

Kudos for CUDA

Jul 6, 2010 |

It’s been almost three years since GPU computing broke into the mainstream of HPC with the introduction of NVIDIA’s CUDA API in September 2007. Adoption of the technology since then has proceeded at a surprisingly strong and steady pace. The relatively-rapid adoption of CUDA by a community not known for the rapid adoption of much of anything is a noteworthy signal.

Life After Moore’s Law

Apr 29, 2010 |

Multicore CPUs are not the answer, says NVIDIA’s Bill Dally.