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Rex Computing Startup to Open Source Parallel CPU

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Over at EE Times, Rick Merritt writes that a startup founded by two teenagers is designing a parallel processor that it hopes delivers a 10x leap in performance per watt for high-end systems.

Announcing the AppliedMicro X-Gene ARM 64b

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In this video from ISC’14, Steve Conway from IDC introduces the Exhibitor Innovation Forum and it’s first speaker, Gaurav Singh from Applied Micro.

Eurotech Combines 64-bit ARM CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs

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Today Eurotech announced that the company has teamed up with AppliedMicro Circuits Corporation and NVIDIA to develop a unique HPC system architecture that combines extreme density and best-in-class energy efficiency.

Mont-Blanc Project Moves Forward with Funding through 2016

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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.

ARMed Up – Boston Limited Unveils Latest Viridis Microserver

This week Boston Limited unveiled the latest addition to its innovative Viridis Microserver range, powered by ARM Cortex A15 quad-core processor.

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.

Paper: Initial Explorations of ARM Processors for Scientific Computing

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As anticipation grows for using ARM processors in HPC, a new paper from a team of LHC researchers is showing promising results.