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With the announcement of a new Blue Waters petascale system that includes a considerable amount of GPU capability, it is clear GPUs are the future of supercomputing. Access magazine’s Barbara Jewett recently sat down with Wen-mei Hwu, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois, a co-principal investigator on the Blue Waters project, and an expert in computer architecture, especially GPUs.
Find out why you should start thinking about GPU systems, now.
For more information, see the Blue Waters project.