AMD’s Exascale Strategy Hinges on Heterogeneity

July 29, 2015

In a recent IEEE Micro article, a team of engineers and computers scientists from chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) detail AMD's vision for exascale computing, which in its most essential form combines CPU-GPU integration with hardware and software support to facilitate the running of scientific workloads on exascale-class systems. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Supercomputing Propels Fusion Science

September 29, 2014

University of Texas at Austin physicist Wendell Horton has been using the resources of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to study the full 3D structure Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

One Step Closer to Fusion Energy

August 27, 2013

Fusion science, which seeks to recreate the energy of the stars for use on Earth, has long been the holy grail of energy researchers. A recent experiment at Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility puts fusion energy one step closer. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Sequoia Goes Core-AZY

March 20, 2013

LLNL researchers have successfully harnessed all 1,572,864 of Sequoia's cores for one impressive simulation. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Video: AMD and ARM Connect at Fusion Summit

June 15, 2011

This week at the AMD Fusion Developer Summit, AMD invited ARM Fellow and VP of Technology, Jem Davies to highlight the ways that ARM and AMD have the same goals and are following a similar route to success via open standards and innovative archtectures. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

AMD Hitches Hopes to Fusion

June 1, 2011

AMD execs answer tough questions about tying the future of AMD to GPGPU movement. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

Will AMD ARM Itself?

April 28, 2011

Adopting the ARM architecture would be a leap of faith for the x86 chip vendor, but perhaps a necessary one. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

The Weekly Top Five

April 14, 2011

The Weekly Top Five features the five biggest HPC stories of the week, condensed for your reading pleasure. This week, we cover Bull's third petascale computing contract; IBM's new POWER7 servers, the first hybrid spintronics computer chips, Bull and Whamcloud's beefed-up Lustre support; and Tilera's latest manycore development tools. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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