[Beowulf] Frontier Announcement

Christopher Samuel chris at csamuel.org
Wed May 8 12:22:44 PDT 2019

On 5/8/19 10:47 AM, Jörg Saßmannshausen wrote:

> As I follow these things rather loosely, my understanding was that OpenACC
> should run on both nVidia and other GPUs. So maybe that is the reason why it
> is a 'pure' AMD cluster where both GPUs and CPUs are from the same supplier?
> IF all of that is working out and if it is really true that you can compile
> and run OpenACC code on both types of GPUs, it would a be big win for AMD.

Depends on the OpenACC compiler I guess, PGI will only support nVidia 
GPUs now (someone asked them the awkward question of whether they 
support AMD GPUs in their sponsor session this morning here at the Cray 
User Group).

All the best,
   Chris Samuel  :  http://www.csamuel.org/  :  Berkeley, CA, USA

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