November 13, 2017 by Myron Slota, President, OpenCAPI Consortium, and, Scott Graham, Chairperson, OpenCAPI Consortium The challenges in silicon scaling and the demands of today’s data-intensive Artificial Intelligence (AI), High Performance Computing (HPC), and analytics workloads are forcing rapid growth in deployment of accelerated computing in our industry.  In addition, the next several years will see […]

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Presentation by Jeff Stuecheli, April 10, 2017 Swiss Conference 2017 - April 10-12, 2017 - Palazzo dei Congressi - Lugano, Switzerland Colleagues from industry, academia and government shared experiences, insights and common interests in High Performance Computing (HPC) - exploring everything from present day practical applications to its future potential. https://youtu.be/I2P07XJISK8 Download (PPTX, 612KB)        
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OpenCAPI Blog March 2017 It has been less than six months since the announcement of the Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (OpenCAPI) Consortium. We are proud to say that progress has been constant, even before the October announcement last year. Membership continues to grow in the consortium since the five founding companies. There are now [...]
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“The Gen-Z Consortium is committed to establishing an ecosystem where members, the broader industry, and customers work together to deliver robust, high-quality specifications that enable new datacenter architectures,” said Kurtis Bowman, Gen-Z Consortium president. “The formation of these three new consortia (CCIX, OpenCAPI, and Gen-Z), backed by more than 30 industry-leading global companies, supports the […]

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“The CCIX group of companies believe in the need to foster innovation in the industry”, said Gaurav Singh, CCIX Chair. “We welcome the efforts of and look forward to collaborating with the Gen-Z and OpenCAPI consortiums which will further the development of key technologies that will define the datacenters of tomorrow.”

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“Xilinx is fully committed to bring high performance accelerators to market,” said Gaurav Singh, vice president of Architecture at Xilinx. “Today our All Programmable devices support CAPI on POWER8 platforms and are excited to join the OpenCAPI consortium to develop highly differentiated solutions with the POWER9 platforms.”

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“While memory has always been an essential building block for computing, it is quickly becoming the critical technology to unlocking next-generation performance.” said Tom Eby, vice president and GM of Micron’s compute and networking business. “Because open standards present the best opportunity for rapid innovation, the OpenCAPI, Gen-Z, and CCIX consortiums are an important step […]

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