Users of the Linux GCC compiler will soon have access to GPU accelerator programming thanks to the work of the OpenACC Standards Group and Mentor Graphics.
Mentor and the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility are collaborating to integrate the OpenACC standard into the open-source GCC compiler suite. OpenACC is an application program interface that allows programmers to provide directives to the compiler to identify what code to offload to the GPU accelerator. The GCC compiler was produced by the GNU Project. Continue reading
IBM researchers have unveiled a new liquid power and cooling solution for computers that it has dubbed “electronic blood.” Continue reading