New PGI Community Edition Now Available

PGI Compilers & Tools are used by scientists and engineers developing applications for high-performance computing (HPC). PGI products deliver world-class multicore CPU performance, an easy on-ramp to GPU computing with OpenACC directives, and performance portability across all major HPC platforms. Version 17.10 is available now for users with current PGI Professional support … Read more

Share Your Science: GPU-Accelerated 3D Oil Painting Simulation

Zhili Chen, a 3D Graphics Researcher from Adobe Research, shares how they are using TITAN X GPUs and CUDA to create a real-time painting system that simulates the interactions between brush, paint, and canvas at the bristle level. He describes how artists can use the system to draw realistic and … Read more

Simulating Real-World Floods on GPUs

Flood risk assessment is important in minimizing damages and economic losses caused by flood events. A team of researchers from Vienna University of Technology and visual computing firm VRVis, are using GPUs to run fast simulations of large-scale scenarios, including river flooding, storm-water events and … Read more

Share Your Science: Accelerating Digital Rock Physics with GPUs

James McClure, a Computational Scientist with Advanced Research Computing at Virginia Tech describes how they are using the NVIDIA Tesla GPU-accelerated Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Their project involves mathematical models combined with 3D visualization to provide insight on how fluids move below the surface of the earth. This can ultimately be used … Read more

Researchers Using Tesla GPUs to Reduce Aircraft Noise

Taking advantage of the 27 petaflop Titan Supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, researchers from Imperial College London’s Department of Aeronautics are attempting to reduce aircraft noise by visualizing how air is forced through engines when planes are in flight … Read more