Nvidia Makes Arm A Peer To X86 And Power For GPU Acceleration

Creating the Tesla GPU compute platform has taken Nvidia the better part of a decade and a half, and it has culminated in a software stack comprised of various HPC and AI frameworks, the CUDA parallel programming environment, compilers from Nvidia’s PGI division and their OpenACC extensions as well as open source GCC compilers, and various other tools that together account for tens of millions of lines of code and tens of thousands of individual APIs.


AMD Nails Its Epyc Server Targets For 2018

The second 5 percent chunk of server shipment market share for chip maker AMD is probably going to come easier than the first 5 percent share, which was attained as AMD exited the fourth quarter and, significantly, was a stake in the ground that chief executive officer Lisa Su drove into the ground in late 2016 as the “Naples” Epyc ramp got under way.