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.        

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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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Brad McCredie of IBM and Bob Quinn of Micron, both representing two of the OpenCAPI Consortium founding companies, talk with analyst Addison Snell on “This Week in HPC” Podcast. During this exclusive discussion on OpenCAPI, Brad and Bob discuss the OpenCAPI Consortium initiative, arrival of emerging memories, how OpenCAPI relates to other new industry standards, and the […]

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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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“Mellanox is delighted to be one of the founding members of the OpenCAPI consortium and help drive the creation of open standards to enhance the datacenter performance, and in particular the interconnect – CPU / memory / accelerator communications,” said Gilad Shainer, vice president of Marketing at Mellanox Technologies. “Open standards and the open collaborations […]

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