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GPU Computing Gets Jolt of Java

Aug 13, 2012 |

Free compiler allows Java developers to target GPU accelerators.

Intel Releases Knights Corner ISA, Lays Groundwork for MIC Launch

Jun 11, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”” alt=”” width=”99″ height=”78″ />Intel has released a partial software stack for Knights Corner, the company’s first commercial chip based on its Many Integrated Core (MIC) architecture. Also released were a number of documents describing the processor’s micro-architecture, including the Knights Corner Instruction Set (ISA) Manual, which will help toolmakers and application developers build software for the upcoming chip.

Microsoft Cranks its AMP

Feb 7, 2012 |

Software maker offers heterogeneous computing in a C++ wrapper.

GPGPU Acceleration: The PGI Option

Jun 27, 2011 |

The Portland Group’s directives-based approach to programming accelerators.

The Not-So-Unlikely Marriage of CUDA and x86

Nov 16, 2010 |

NVIDIA’s CUDA is easily the most popular programming language for general-purpose GPU computing. But one of the more interesting developments in the CUDA-verse doesn’t really involve GPUs at all. In September, HPC compiler vendor PGI (The Portland Group Inc.) announced its intent to build a CUDA compiler for x86 platforms. The technology will be demonstrated for the first time in public at SC10 this week in New Orleans.

NVIDIA Launches GPGPU Plug-In for Visual Studio

Jul 22, 2010 |

GPU programming comes to Microsoft’s popular IDE.

Imagination Preps GPU/CPU Compilers for Parallel Processing

Nov 24, 2009 |

Company aims to ease programming for heterogeneous chips.

Making the Case for Free Software

Aug 3, 2009 |

Defunct HPC vendor SiCortex touches off the open source debate.

A Trio of HPC Offerings Unveiled at ISC

Jul 1, 2009 |

Last week’s International Supercomputing Conference (ISC’09) was a convenient excuse for vendors to announce a raft of new products, but three, in particular, stood out.

Heterogeneous Compilers Ready for Takeoff

Dec 9, 2008 |

The second wave of GPGPU software development tools is upon us. New tools from The Portland Group Inc. (PGI) and French-based CAPS Enterprise enable everyday C and Fortran programmers to tap into GPU acceleration within an integrated heterogeneous computing environment.