[Numpy-discussion] GPU Numpy

Olivier Grisel olivier.grisel@ensta....
Thu Aug 6 00:44:16 CDT 2009


2009/8/6 David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>:
> Olivier Grisel wrote:
>> OpenCL is definitely the way to go for a cross platform solution with
>> both nvidia and AMD having released beta runtimes to their respective
>> developer networks (free as in beer subscription required for the beta
>> dowload pages). Final public releases to be expected around 2009 Q3.
>>
>
> What's the status of opencl on windows ? Will MS have its own direct-x
> specific implementation ?

As usual, MS reinvents the wheel with DirectX Compute but vendors such
as AMD and nvidia propose both the OpenCL API +runtime binaries for
windows and their DirectX Compute counterpart, based on mostly the
same underlying implementation, e.g. CUDA in nvidia's case.

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Olivier
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