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2013-10-07 09:26:31

System to expand computing capacity across both traditional and non-traditional domains The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has been awarded a $12-million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to deploy Comet, a new petascale supercomputer designed to transform advanced scientific computing by expanding access and capacity among traditional as well as non-traditional research domains. Comet will be capable of an overall peak...

2013-10-02 23:34:51

CogniVue Corporation announced today that it is also providing embedded vision software IP to complement its industry leading APEX image cognition processor (ICP) core technology. Freescale® Semiconductor and CogniVue are strengthening their collaboration in automotive vision processing with Freescale licensing CogniVue’s vision aware software tools and vision algorithm toolkits. Boston (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 CogniVue Corporation announced today that it is also providing...

2013-10-02 23:24:09

High-performance cluster to aid Tufts researchers in developing new bioinformatics. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Silicon Mechanics, Inc. today announced the award to Tufts University researchers of a complete high-performance computer cluster by the company and its vendor partners as part of its second annual Research Cluster Grant competition. The cluster will be a key component of a cutting-edge multidisciplinary effort to transform the way biological pattern formation is investigated. The...

2013-09-25 23:26:36

Promotes a Holistic HPC Approach That Values Application and Workflow Productivity in Addition to Individual Component Performance Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Terascala, the fast data company, has unveiled its vision for making high-performance computing (HPC) more efficient for organizations that rely upon simulation, analysis, and modeling techniques to bring new discoveries and products to market faster. Terascala’s goal is to promote a holistic HPC approach that values...

2013-09-23 23:04:29

Participation highlights products and initiatives that support higher education and research. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it will be showcasing a variety of products and initiatives that support the higher education and research market at EDUCAUSE 2013. The event, the premier information technology gathering for higher education, takes place October 15-18, 2013, in Anaheim, California. On display at Booth 633 will be Silicon Mechanics’ zStax...


Latest Parallel computing Reference Libraries

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2010-09-07 14:54:56

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the processor component of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a program. It is the primary element carrying out the computer's functions and the unit that reads and executes basic program instructions. The form, design, and execution of CPUs have radically changed since the earliest examples, but their elementary operation remains very similar. Some of the first CPUs were custom-designed as a part of a larger computer. However, this...

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