CUDA 4.0 Release Makes Parallel Programming Easier

WEBINAR:
On-Demand

Full Text Search: The Key to Better Natural Language Queries for NoSQL in Node.js


NVIDIA announced today the latest version of the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit for developing parallel applications using NVIDIA GPUs. The NVIDIA CUDA 4.0 Toolkit was designed to make parallel programming easier, and enable more developers to port their applications to GPUs. This has resulted in three main features:
NVIDIA GPUDirect™ 2.0 Technology -- Offers support for peer-to-peer communication among GPUs within a single server or workstation. This enables easier and faster multi-GPU programming and application performance.
Unified Virtual Addressing (UVA) -- Provides a single merged-memory address space for the main system memory and the GPU memories, enabling quicker and easier parallel programming.
Thrust C++ Template Performance Primitives Libraries -- Provides a collection of powerful open source C++ parallel algorithms and data structures that ease programming for C++ developers. With Thrust, routines such as parallel sorting are 5X to 100X faster than with Standard Template Library (STL) and Threading Building Blocks (TBB).

Unified Virtual Addressing, GPU-to-GPU Communication and Enhanced C++ Template Libraries Enable More Developers to Take Advantage of GPU Computing

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • Microsoft Azure® is a leading choice for businesses looking to take advantage of the cloud. Azure is particularly appealing to businesses that have already invested in Microsoft on-premises and are now considering running these applications and other workloads in the cloud. To understand how to make this move to Azure, many businesses are turning to managed service providers (MSPs) with specific Azure expertise. Read this white paper to learn the eight key areas to focus on when considering an MSP for an …

  • IBM Cloud Object Storage is a compelling alternative to on-premises archive storage and enables higher agility not previously achievable.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date