Epiphany Chip to be Powered by SWARM Programming Environment

This week multicore chipmaker Adapteva announced that it will use the SWARM runtime machine to run on its Epiphany multicore processor. SWARM (Swift Adaptive Runtime Machine) provides an intermediate layer programming environment that supports application development. “The Epiphany microprocessor redefined the meaning of real-time computing and will allow for the introduction of advanced applications not […]

SuperMicro Offers Latest HPC Solutions at ISC'11

This week SuperMicro is showcasing its latest HPC solutions at ISC’11 in Hamburg. “Supermicro has built the world’s largest portfolio of high-performance, high-efficiency HPC solutions specifically optimized to support a wide range of financial, scientific and engineering disciplines,” said Charles Liang, President and CEO of Supermicro. “We focus our efforts on design perfection, optimization and […]

Microsoft Embraces GPU Computing

NVIDA’s Sanford Russell writes that Microsoft’s recent work on a new programming language extension called C++ AMP will accelerate the adoption of GPU computing. He contends that the move will push programmers get off the fence and go with GPU computing. “The take away from Microsoft’s announcement today is that the GPU computing space has reached maturity, […]

SGI User Group coming to San Antonio

Just over the email transom today from reader Davin Chan (VP of the SGIUG), a pointer to news of the 7th annual SGI User Group Conference coming up in San Antonio, TX from Oct 21-23. From Davin’s email SGI’s chief engineers will be at the conference to give technical presentations including on UV, containerized data […]