OpenACC Touts Growing Adoption at Upcoming GPU Technology Conference

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openacc-logo-v4Today the OpenACC standards group announced that over 20 OpenACC-related sessions will be offered at the upcoming GPU Technology Conference (GTC) in San Jose.

OpenACC is gaining momentum and adoption,” said Duncan Poole, President of the OpenACC Standards Group. “Developers benefit because using OpenACC directives makes parallel programming more productive and collaboration easier. Large, legacy codes are easier to maintain and accelerated code is more portable across HPC systems.”

GTC sessions cover a wide range of topics, including newly parallelized applications, programming techniques and new OpenACC features.  Suggested sessions and events include:

Members of the organization will be on hand in the OpenACC booth #1013 during GTC and in the OpenACC Experts “Hangout” on the concourse to answer questions. 

In related news, Total S.A. has recently joined OpenACC in the interest of in driving adoption of parallel programming standards in the oil and gas industry.