- April 2008


Nvidia unleashes Cuda attack on parallel-compute challenge
EE Times
“More universities should provide courses on programming for massively parallel computing, and more graphics processor providers should look at enabling the use of the Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) programming language on their devices.”

Nvidia's David Kirk on CUDA, CPUs and GPUs
“David Kirk, Nvidia's Chief Scientist, is an incredibly busy man with an even busier schedule. In the last four weeks, he's been touring some of the top universities in China, Japan and Europe to give guest lectures on how Nvidia's technologies will impact the future of computing—and not just graphics.”

CUDA, Supercomputing for the Masses: Part 2
Dr.Dobb’s Portal
“In Part 1 of this article series, I presented a simple first CUDA (short for "Compute Unified Device Architecture") program -- moveArrays.cu -- to familiarize you with the CUDA tools for building and executing programs.”

Scalable Parallel Programming with CUDA
ACM Queue magazine
“The advent of multicore CPUs and manycore GPUs means that mainstream processor chips are now parallel systems. Furthermore, their parallelism continues to scale with Moore’s law.”

Supercomputer Power On Your Desktop
“Computing power to match that of a supercomputer is only a few clicks away from any modern desktop machine, one of the world's top computer scientists has told Sky News Online.”

CUDA, Supercomputing for the Masses: Part 1
Dr.Dobb’s Portal
“Are you interested in getting orders-of-magnitude performance increases over standard multi-core processors, while programming with a high-level language such as C? And would you like that capability to scale across many devices as well?”

Nvidia GPU physics engine up and running, almost
TG Daily
“Nvidia told analysts that that the conversion of Ageia’s physics application interface to CUDA is almost complete. To demonstrate the technology’s horsepower, Nvidia ran a particle demo similar to what have been showcased by Intel on Nehalem – at more than 10 times the speed.”

NVIDIA Tesla Borrows from Games to Advance Supercomputing
Desktop Engineering
“A single human cell out of billions starts to divide out of control and cascades into a process that leads to cancer. To find out how it happens and how it can be stopped, some scientists are using new computing techniques and high-powered arrays of computers to simulate basic cell behavior.”