European LEGaTO Project Seeks to Develop Energy Efficient Stack

March 14, 2018

A new European project – Low Energy Toolset for Heterogeneous Computing (LEGaTO) – seeks to develop a software stack that improves energy management in supp Read more…

By Staff

Dealing with HPC Correctness: Challenges and Opportunities

January 25, 2018

Developing correct and reliable HPC software is notoriously difficult. While effective correctness techniques for serial codes (e.g., verification, debugging an Read more…

By Ignacio Laguna, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Ganesh Gopalakrishnan, University of Utah

KNUPATH Hermosa-based Commercial Boards Expected in Q1 2017

December 15, 2016

Last June tech start-up KnuEdge emerged from stealth mode to begin spreading the word about its new processor and fabric technology that’s been roughly a deca Read more…

By John Russell

AMD Reveals ‘Instinct’ for Machine Intelligence

December 13, 2016

At the AMD Tech Summit in Sonoma, Calif., last week (Dec. 7-9), CEO Lisa Su unveiled the company's vision to accelerate machine intelligence over the next fiv Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

SAVE Project to Improve HSA Energy Use Wraps Up

September 6, 2016

The three-year European SAVE project, which wraps up this week, has produced tools and technologies that can help reduce heterogeneous system architecture (HSA) Read more…

By John Russell

AMD Unveils Teraflop GPU with ECC Support

August 8, 2012

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has launched six new FirePro processors for workstation users who want high-end graphics and computation in a single box. One of them promises a teraflop of double precision performance as well as support for error correcting code (ECC) memory. The new offerings also includes two APUs (Accelerated Processing Units) that glue four CPU cores and hundreds of FirePro GPU stream cores onto the same chip. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

DOE Primes Pump for Exascale Supercomputers

July 12, 2012

Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, and Whamcloud have been awarded tens of millions of dollars by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to kick-start research and development required to build exascale supercomputers. The work will be performed under the FastForward program, a joint effort run by the DOE Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) that will focus on developing future hardware and software technologies capable of supporting such machines. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

From Mobile Phones to Supercomputers

April 4, 2012

With the race to crack the exaflops barrier underway, one project is looking to use some of the least powerful processors in the industry. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

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