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“Accelerating GPU software development”

Nvidia recently announced the availability of CUDA 7 Release Candidate (RC).  The production version should follow soon.  CUDA 7 continues the long evolution of the CUDA language and products for Nvidia… 197 more words


Preparing for classes

This year, again, my teaching is in the second semester. So now the holidays are over, I’m busy making final preparations for the coming semester. I’ll be teaching a class on computer architecture, specifically focusing on current parallel systems. 38 more words


The Past and Future of FPGA Soft Processors

Earlier this month I had the privilege of giving a keynote at Reconfig 2014. I decided to speak on the past and future of FPGA soft processors. 233 more words


Applying HPC to Improve Business ROI

Scientific Computing (12/09/14) Suzanne Tracy

One of the goals of the recent SC14 conference on high-performance computing (HPC) was to assess the economic and scientific value of HPC systems. 170 more words

High Performance Computing

NVBIO - GPU Accelerated Bioinformatics Library

Bioinformatics applications have a need for speed.  For example, Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) platforms from Illumina and ThermoFisher/LifeTechnologies can generate massive datasets, requiring substantial computing horsepower for data analysis.   919 more words


CUDA Unified Memory

CUDA is the language of Nvidia GPU’s.  To extract maximum performance from GPU’s, you’ll want to develop applications in CUDA.

CUDA Toolkit is the primary IDE (integrated development environment) for developing CUDA-enabled applications.   847 more words