Monthly Archives: September 2016

A synthesis of the paper entitled “The future of supercomputing” by M. Snir, 2014

Introduction Marc Snir presented a high-level picture of the current status of technologies for supercomputing, the current challenges threatening the continuation of advancements in CMOS-based components and the possible tracks for coping up with such challenges in his talk outlined … Continue reading

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A synthesis of the paper entitled “GPUs: a closer look” by K. Fatahalian and M. Houston, 2008

Introduction The authors of GPUs: a closer look [Fatahalian and Houston, 2008] provides the reader a high-level overview of the inner workings of a graphics processing unit (GPU) outlined as a computing pipeline. This pipeline is an interleaving of program … Continue reading

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Some exciting new developments

Ever since I came to work at my first ever and still current workplace, our team has been more into developing information systems and sometimes enterprise resource planning software (ERP). This involves having working knowledge of the current technologies, methods, … Continue reading

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