Topic: amd

SD Times news digest: Vertica Accelerator, TIBCO updates its Connect portfolio, OctoML and AMD announce collaboration

Today, Vertica announced the release of its new unified software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering, Vertica Accelerator. With this, users get high-performance and scalable analytics as well as end-to-end, in-database machine learning to organizations that require the right level of resourcing, management, and control for each analytical use case.  Vertica Accelerator operates on AWS public cloud infrastructure in … continue reading

Google ships Go 1.7 for speed

The Go programming language has been updated to version 1.7, bringing with it many performance and compile-time speedups. A new compiler back-end has been added, based on static single-assignment form, and according to Google, this addition can bring speedups to applications ranging from 5% to 35%. The compiler improvements don’t end with actual application optimizations, … continue reading

AMD’s CodeXL 1.6 tool suite and Sony’s cancelation of ‘The Interview’—SD Times news digest: Dec. 18, 2015

AMD has announced an updated version of its tool suite designed to generate detailed information about the real-world performance of AMD’s CPUs, APUs and GPUs. CodeXL 1.6 aims to speed up applications running on the company’s processors. The latest version features GPU profiling capabilities, API-level debugging for OpenCL 2.0 apps, and a new tool that … continue reading

AMD appoints new CEO

Rory Read is out; Dr. Lisa Su is in. AMD announced a shake-up at the top yesterday in a surprise announcement that CEO Read would be replaced by Su, formerly AMD’s COO. Despite the abruptness of the announcement, however, Read stated that he had been preparing a successor since he first began running AMD three … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Several companies debut Windows Phone-Android dual boot devices at CES

Intel, Asus and AMD were among the device manufacturers to announce Windows and Android OSes coexisting on the same hardware … continue reading

Oracle announces hybrid cloud

Oracle OpenWorld is highlighted by the forthcoming cloud offering, while Java remains relatively static … continue reading

Analyst Watch: The death of tablets: the AMD opportunity

AMD’s ability to skate the line between netbooks and tablets puts it in a unique position to take advantage of both … continue reading

AMD helps OpenCL gain ground in HPC space

Forthcoming tools from AMD may help developers optimize their high-performance compute applications written in OpenCL … continue reading

AMD gears up for developer conference

AMD’s first developer conference since 2003 focuses on unifying the CPU and GPU without addressing separate memory spaces … continue reading

AMD turns sights on developers

With the introduction of combo CPU/GPU chips next year, AMD is finally wooing software folks … continue reading Protection Status