SC16 Preview: Modernizing, Modularizing Fortran Codes

November 9, 2016

The programming language Fortran has been in existence since 1957, and a large percentage of software that runs on HPC systems worldwide is written, at least in part, in Fortran. Since it has been in existence for so long, and so many scientists and engineers learned it early in their careers and have utilized it extensively, much of this code is not up to modern standards of software development. Read more…

By Mark Potts

Building Parallel Code with Hybrid Fortran

July 31, 2014

Over at the Typhoon Computing blog, Michel Müller addresses a topic that is top of mind to many HPC programmers: porting code to accelerators. Fortran p Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Intel Firms Up Fortran, Steps to Standards

September 4, 2013

Following Intel's low-key announcement today of updates to Cluster Studio and Parallel Studio, we spoke with its software and tools guru, James Reinders, about what these enhancements mean for Xeon Phi, Fortran development, and the advancement along standards lines, including OpenMP 4.0 and.... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

NVIDIA Takes PGI Under Wing

July 29, 2013

Moments ago, NVIDIA announced its acquisition of the Portland Group (PGI) which has provided compiler and tools for the HPC-oriented C and Fortran markets. According to the company's Sumit Gupta, this will allow them to further build their software portfolio and to push the adoption of GPUs through OpenACC in particular. NVIDIA and PGI will... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Speaking Many Languages into the MIC

May 8, 2013

Traditional HPC languages, Fortran, C and C++, have little native control over hardware capabilities such as SIMD operations, multi-core availability and prefetch instructions. The burden of optimization is therefore... Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Why Fortran Still Matters

September 20, 2011

Steve Lionel, aka, "Doctor Fortran" defends the venerable programming language and its modern relevance. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

From Scripting to Scaling

April 12, 2010

New generation of HPC programmers embracing higher level languages. Read more…

By Craig Lucas

Déjà Vu All Over Again

November 16, 2009

Never short on opinions, especially when it comes to high performance computing, Convey Computer Co-Founder Steve Wallach talked to HPCwire about the future of HPC and how lessons from the past can point the way for the future. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

  • arrow
  • Click Here for More Headlines
  • arrow

Leading Solution Providers

Whitepaper:

Strategies for the Spectrum of Cloud Adoptions

Whether an organization chooses a cloud for general business needs or a highly tailored workload, the spectrum of offerings and configurations can be overwhelming. To help you navigate the various cloud options available today, we're breaking down your options, exploring pros and cons, and sharing ways to keep your options open and your business agile as you execute your cloud strategy.

Download this report

Sponsored by Microsoft

Whitepaper:

Adaptive Flexibility is the Future of Supercomputing – The Arm advantage for HPC workloads

Researchers in academic labs and commercial R&D groups continue to need more compute capacity, which means leveraging the latest innovations in HPC technologies as well as an assortment of resources to meet the unique needs of different workloads. Increasingly, systems based on Arm processors are stepping into that role, offering low power consumption and strategic advantages for HPC workloads.

Download this report

Sponsored by Cray

Whitepaper:

HPC Goes Mainstream

Whether it's for fraud detection, personalized medicine, manufacturing, smart cities, autonomous vehicles and many other areas, advanced-scale computing has exploded beyond the realm of academia and government and into the private sector. And with data-intensive workloads on the rise, commercial users are turning to HPC-based infrastructure to run the AI, ML and cognitive computing applications that their organizations depend on.

Download this report

Sponsored by SUSE

Advanced Scale Career Development & Workforce Enhancement Center

Featured Advanced Scale Jobs:

Receive the Monthly
Advanced Computing Job Bank Resource:

HPCwire Resource Library

HPCwire Product Showcase

Subscribe to the Monthly
Technology Product Showcase:

Subscribe
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!