This week Intel unveiled its upmarket version of its Cluster Studio offering aimed at performance-minded MPI application developers. Called Cluster Studio XE, the jazzed-up developer suite adds Intel analysis tools to make it easier for programmers to optimize and tune codes for maximum performance. It also includes the latest compilers, runtimes, and MPI library to keep pace with the new developments in parallel programming.
NERSC director Kathy Yelick shares insights on programming petascale systems like the Hopper system.
CUDA versus OpenMP for GPUs. What’s a developer to do?
Cray has released the details of its GPU-equipped supercomputer: the XK6. The machine is a derivative of the XE6, an AMD Opteron-based machine that the company announced a year ago. Although Cray is calling this week’s announcement the XK6 launch, systems will not be available until the second half of the year.
Can a solution for HPC software live within MPI, OpenMP, CUDA, OpenCL, and/or Ct?
Will multicore split HPC into two programming camps?