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Slidecast: OpenACC Gains New Members and GCC Support

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In this slidecast, OpenACC President Duncan Poole leads a panel of speakers describing the latest additions to OpenACC.

Allinea DDT Announces Support for NVIDIA CUDA 5.5 and CUDA on ARM

Today Allinea Software announced support for version 5.5 of the NVIDIA CUDA parallel programming toolkit. The new release includes debugging support for C++11, GNU 4.8 compilers, and ARMv7 architectures, which will soon power hybrid platforms with lower energy consumption for HPC.

Round-Up: Ancillary Events & Special Booth Sessions at SC13

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SC13 in Denver is loading up with loads of special events. Here’s the roundup of ancillary events and special programs not to miss on the show floor. Be sure to send us your news!

Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge Coming to SC13

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The Intel Parallel Universe Computing Challenge is a live competition designed to raise awareness of the importance of parallelization at SC13. Be sure to stop by the Intel booth and see 8 teams battle for a $25,000 dollar prize.

Students in India using Allinea to Cut Code Development Time by a Third

Allinea reports that students at IIT Madras are debugging and profiling parallel code in record time, using the company’s DDT and MAP tools.

Notre Dame Scales HPC with Allinea MAP

The Center For Research Computing at the University of Notre Dame is using Allinea Software’s tools as part of their mission to improve code efficiency and open their HPC resources to a wider user base.

IU Center Scores Funds For Supercomputing

This week the Indiana University Center for Research in Extreme Scale Technologies has secured a pair of NSF grants worth more than $400,000. The first NSF grant totals nearly $200,000 and provides funding to develop an online HPC course to improve America’s reach in the frontiers of exascale computing. There is a dearth of experts […]

Podcast: iVEC Student Cluster Team to Use Allinea MAP as a Secret Weapon

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In this podcast, Dr. Rebecca Hartman-Baker from iVEC in Australia describes how she pulled together a team in Perth for the SC13 Student Cluster Competition. Using innovative profiling tools like Allinea MAP, the iVEC team hopes to tune application codes and gain a competitive edge.

Interview: The Evolving OpenACC for HPC Accelerators

Over at the Cray Blog, David Wallace looks at OpenACC, its programming benefits, and how it is evolving as an industry coalition. OpenACC allows HPC programmers to worry more about the problem they are trying to solve and less about the language and hardware they are using to solve the problem. By enabling parallelism via […]

CGG Using Allinea DDT for Globally Distributed Software Development

Allinea Software reports that CGG, one of the leading multinational integrated geosciences companies is ramping up its use of the Allinea DDT debugger within its globally distributed software development teams.