In the second article in his series on future hardware for HPC, Robert Roe from Scientific Computing World looks at alternatives to the x86, including server on a chip and OpenPower.
The European Commission has granted an additional €8 million Euros to extend the Mont-Blanc Project activities until September 2016. This funding comes on the heels of some significant milestones for the project, which endeavors to design a new type of energy-efficient computer architecture for Exascale systems.
This week Boston Limited unveiled the latest addition to its innovative Viridis Microserver range, powered by ARM Cortex A15 quad-core processor.
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.