How SoftLayer Uses GPUs to Enable High Performance Cloud Computing

Hosting company SoftLayer to offer a new high-performance cloud computing service that combines Intel’s ES-2600 Sandy Bridge servers with one or two of Nvidia’s Tesla M2090. More than five years ago, the fastest supercomputers were just a collection of individual CPUs that could be found in your average high-end Sun or IBM server. But then computer scientists began marrying GPUs to these collections and the result was a new breed of hybrid supercomputer. This week SoftLayer has taken things to the next level with a hosted service that runs on a hybrid GPU/CPU stack. You can read more in my article that was posted on Tom’s IT Pro here.

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