The second in our major SC15 announcements comes from AMD, who is taking to the show to focus on the HPC capabilities of their FirePro S line of server cards. Of all of the pre-briefings we’ve sat in on in the past two weeks AMD’s announcement today is by far the most significant. And it’s only fitting then that this happens when SC is taking place in AMD’s backyard: Austin, Texas. So what has AMD so excited for SC15? In short the company is about to embark on a massive overhaul of their HPC software plans. Dubbed the Boltzmann Initiative – after father of statistical mechanics Ludwig Boltzmann – AMD will be undertaking a much needed redevelopment effort of their HPC software ecosystem in...
Taking place this week in Lille, France is the 2015 International Conference on Machine Learning, or ICML. Now in its 32nd year, the annual event is one of the...27 by Ryan Smith on 7/7/2015
Kicking off this week for the world of supercomputing is the 2014 International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany. One of the major supercomputing conferences, ISC is Europe’s largest supercomputing...6 by Ryan Smith on 6/23/2014
Continuing our coverage of NVIDIA’s 2014 GPU Technology Conference, today we’re looking at NVIDIA’s Tegra-related announcements. As Tegra is primarily a consumer facing product, especially the pre-K1 parts, NVIDIA...33 by Ryan Smith on 3/27/2014
In this morning’s GTC 2013 keynote, one of the items briefly mentioned by NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang was Kayla, an NVIDIA project combining a Tegra 3 processor and an...17 by Ryan Smith on 3/19/2013
As NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference 2013 kicks off this week, there will be a number of announcements coming down the pipeline from NVIDIA and their partners. The biggest and...10 by Ryan Smith on 3/18/2013
Since starting their GPU Technology Conference in 2010, NVIDIA has expanded into several events so that they can hold events in Europe and Asia. The next flagship GTC will...12 by Ryan Smith on 12/14/2011
Not to be outdone by Intel’s IDF and AMD’s counter-meeting this week, NVIDIA’s GPU Computing group has their own announcement this week ahead of their GPU Technology Conference next...23 by Ryan Smith on 9/14/2010