Issue OverviewHigh-Performance Computing - Volume 1, Issue 2 June 2012
The use of graphics processing unit (GPU) chips brings in immense potential to HPC environments, when it comes to non-graphical applications. Work on this front over the past couple of years has finally produced several GPU product lines like the general purpose GPU (GPGPU) that are dedicated to HPC requirements. Banking on the popularity of GPUs, HPC service providers have also started offering GPUs on demand for organizations. In this feature, we take a look at how the GPU-HPC marriage has matured over time. Access >>>
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GPU Computing in High-Performance Computing: A Status Check
by Anil Patrick R, Chief Editor
While GPU computing in HPC clusters is not new, it has become popular in recent times. We explain GPC computing and show you how to get the most out of it.
- GPU Computing in High-Performance Computing: A Status Check by Anil Patrick R, Chief Editor
Five Tips on EMC VMAX Storage Layout for GPU-based HPC Systems
by Anuj Sharma
Scale-out storage systems like EMC VMAX complement a GPU-based HPC cluster, enhancing performance. Here’s how you can configure them for maximum benefit.
- Five Tips on EMC VMAX Storage Layout for GPU-based HPC Systems by Anuj Sharma
NVIDIA's virtualized GPU eliminates VDI graphics performance barriers
by Bridget Botelho, News Director
VDI isn't known for delivering high-end graphics with great performance, but NVIDIA's virtualized GPU is about to transform virtual desktop graphics.
'Big data' shops eye cheaper four-socket Intel Xeon servers
by Beth Pariseau
What once required high-end Intel E7 processors and motherboards now fits into a lower-cost E5-4600 four-socket Intel Xeon system, suitable for scale-out workloads in HPC and big data.
- NVIDIA's virtualized GPU eliminates VDI graphics performance barriers by Bridget Botelho, News Director
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