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2010-11-15 08:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SC10 -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, is exhibiting an impressive selection of GPU-optimized supercomputing servers at the SuperComputing 2010 (SC10) Conference held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, November 15-18, including a SuperBlade® that supports 20 GPUs in a single 7U blade enclosure. (Photo:...

2010-11-11 22:09:05

New research from the University of Warwick, to be presented at the World's largest supercomputing conference next week, pits China's new No. 1 supercomputer against alternative US designs. The work provides crucial new analysis that will benefit the battle plans of both sides, in an escalating war between two competing technologies. Professor Stephen Jarvis, Royal Society Industry Fellow at the University of Warwick's Department of Computer Science, will tell some of the 15,000 delegates in...

2010-11-09 08:15:00

BEIJING, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As the development of display card, the performance of graphics processing units (GPU) becomes more and more powerful. And there is a trend that GPU would surpass and even replace CPU in some fields. So it will be a great waste of GPU if it is merely used for image processing. Then NVIDIA released the CUDA (Compute Unified Device Architecture) technology, which is a parallel computing architecture enabling GPU handles with complex computing issues....

2010-11-09 08:00:00

TORONTO, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Platform Computing, the leader in cluster, grid and cloud management software, today announced that the company is making it easy for high performance computing (HPC) customers to take immediate advantage of the performance provided by graphic processing units (GPUs) by extending its products to provide superior management of GPU clusters and GPU-aware applications. Platform's flagship workload scheduler products, Platform HPC, Platform LSF and...

2010-11-04 01:38:25

Parents may frown upon video games, but the technology used in the wildly popular games is quietly fostering a revolution in speeding the development of new products and potentially life-saving drugs. That's the topic of an article in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine. C&EN Associate Editor Lauren K. Wolf notes that consumer demand for life-like avatars and interactive scenery has pushed computer firms to develop inexpensive yet...

2010-11-03 00:00:39

LLNL Selects Appro HyperPowerâ“ž¢, Hybrid Blade Clusters to Support Data Analysis and Visualization Projects Appro (http://www.appro.com), a leading provider of supercomputing solutions, today announces the deployment of Appro HyperPowerâ“ž¢ Clusters, based on the Appro CPU/GPU GreenBlade System to provide Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) Computing Center with a new visualization cluster called "Edge" geared to support...

2010-11-01 07:45:00

BEIJING, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In order to totally speed up the video-converting, Tipard Studio has employed the newest NVIDIA® CUDA(TM) technology, which can change the video converting speed to be 6X faster than ever before. What is CUDA? As a parallel computing architecture released by NVIDIA, CUDA enables dramatic increases in computing performance by harnessing the power of the GPU (graphics processing unit). Therefore, once specially written for CUDA...

2010-10-27 07:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial institutions are turning to graphics processing unit (GPU) computing for real economic and performance benefits. Fast and accurate derivatives pricing model development and accelerated execution speeds are crucial for today's derivatives marketplace. SciComp Inc. has enhanced SciFinance®, its flagship derivatives pricing software, to help quantitative developers further shorten Monte Carlo derivatives pricing model...

2010-10-19 12:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. (FSA) today introduced the Fujitsu MB86R11 2D/3D Graphics System-on-a-Chip (SoC) with an integrated GDC and GPU. The SoC provides sophisticated graphics and effects for the most demanding instrument cluster and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The high-performance design of the MB86R11 makes it the ideal graphics SoC for deployment with the newly announced Fujitsu 360-Degree Wrap-Around Video Imaging...

2010-09-21 13:15:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Portland Group®, a wholly-owned subsidiary of STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) and a leading supplier of compilers for high-performance computing (HPC), today announced it is developing a CUDA C compiler targeting systems based on the industry-standard general-purpose 64- and 32-bit x86 architectures. The new PGI CUDA C compiler for x86 platforms will be demonstrated at the SC10 Supercomputing conference taking place in New...


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